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Site for home of William Courser, first Town Crier of Boston.
Home of James Davenport, brother-in-law of Benjamin Franklin.
Building owned by John Hancock.
The Continental Troops were paid here by John's brother Paymaster Ebenezer Hancock, who resided and had offices at this address. Armed soldiers ringed the building to protect the two million silver crowns loaned to the revolutionary government by Louis XVI of France and stored within the building.
Bootmaker's Shop, owned and operated by the Fuller and Learnard families.
Purchased for restoration by Trial Attorneys Edward & Frederick Swartz, Trustees.
Designed National Historic Landmark.
Restoration of the oldest brick building in Boston completed.
1979 - present
Home base of the firm Swartz & Swartz, trial lawyers, consumer advocates and authors.