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Nearly every publication on American furniture, especially those on early American furniture, mentions objects from Massachusetts, by virtue of the age of the state and its importance in the world of furniture since the seventeenth century.  The following list is therefore of necessity selective.

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  • Yehia, Mary Ellen. “Chairs for the Masses:  A Brief History of the L. White Chair Company, Boston, Massachusetts.”  Old-Time New England 63, no. 2 (fall 1972): 33-44.
  • Yehia, Mary Ellen. “Ornamental Carving on Boston Furniture of the Chippendale Style.”  In Boston Furniture, 197-222.
  • Young, M. Ada. “Five Secretaries and the Cogswells.”  Antiques 88, no. 4 (October 1965): 478-485.