Farwell Ancestral Memorial: Henry Farwell, of Concord and Chelmsford, Massachusetts, and All His Descendants to the Fifth Generation: to which are Added Three Branches--the Families of Daniel5, of Groton and Fitchburg, Mass., 1740-1815; Bethiah5, of Mansfield, Conn., Ad Westminster, Vt., 1747-1813; Elizabeth5, of North Charlestown, N. H., 1751-1840, and Their Descendants to 1879 (Google eBook)

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D.-P.7 Holton, 1879 - 240 pages
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Page 88 - He that withholdeth corn, the people shall curse him : but blessing shall be upon the head of him that selleth it.
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