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History of Wells, Vermont, for the First Century After Its Settlement (Paperback) Loot Price: R238 Discovery Miles 2 380
History of Wells, Vermont, for the First Century After Its Settlement (Paperback): Hiland Paul
History of Wells, Vermont, for the First Century After Its Settlement (Paperback): Hiland Paul

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History of Wells, Vermont, for the First Century After Its Settlement (Paperback)

Hiland Paul

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1869 Excerpt: ...-went and looked Train (Pine) Hill rocks all over, in every crevice; they scrutinized it well but found no money; but it took years for it to die out; there were men from Middletown engaged in it; they had quite a number of rodsmen engaged in the business. Nancy F. Glass." Where the old lady, speaking of Mr-. Harmon, the same was corroborated by Joseph Parks, as to Mr. Cowdry being connected with the rodsmen, as stated by Judge Frisbie, we had it verified by Joseph Parks and Mrs. Charles Garner of Middletown; that part of the letter speaking of Mr. Fry, we have heard the same told by the widow of John Francis, who was, at the time, Mr. Fry's nearest neighbor. A young woman by the name of Ann Bishop suddenly disappeared; she lived at that time on Rust Hill; she was last seen near the State line; the rodsmen gave out word that she was murdered and was put in the pond, and by their rods they found where she was deposited, and a day was appointed to drag'her mortal remains from the watery deep; the day came, the rodsmen assembled in full convention, and tho place thoroughly hauled, but the body could not be obtained; they gave up in despair and left for their homes. In a short time Ann Bishop returned. The greater portion of the rodsmen were from Middletown, with one Woods as a leader. It would interest any one to read the history of Middletown; we think the ideas of the Judge would be coincided by every impartial reader. Cross, Josiah, moved into town near the close of the last century; his wife's name was Betsy Miles; he settled on the north part of the farm now owned by Calvin Farrer; his family consisted of the following names: Reuben, who went to Hague, N. Y.; John married Polly, daughter of Bethuel Barden; Jackson, who married Emily, daughter of Aaro...

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Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: May 2012
First published: December 2009
Authors: Hiland Paul
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 42
ISBN-13: 978-1-151-44142-3
Barcode: 9781151441423
Categories: Books
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LSN: 1-151-44142-2

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