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Brown Thurston

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Portland, Maine

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A history of the origin of place names in the Castine area and the discovery of coins in 1840. A large number of coins, French, Spanish, American and other, bearing dates in the last half of the 17th century were found by Captain Stephen Grindle near Johnson's Narrows on the Bagaduce River in the town of Penobscot. The document provides a transcription of lettering that appeared on several of the coins. Includes bibliographical citations.


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