Verbatim text from pp.126–128: A General History of Connecticut, From Its First Settlement Under George Fenwick, To Its Latest Period Of Amity With Great Britain Prior To The Revolution; Including A Description Of The Country, And Many Curious And Interesting Anecdotes. By A Gentleman Of The Province. London, 1781. To Which Is Added A Supplement, Verifying Important Statements Made By The Author. Illustrated With Eight Engravings. Republished by D. Clark and Co., New Haven, Connecticut. 1829.
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