Genealogy of the descendants of John White of Wenham and Lancaster, Massachusetts, Volume 4

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Chase Brothers, printers, 1909
 

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Page 140 - But in 1643 he associated himself with Thomas King and others, for the purpose of purchasing of Sholan, the Indian sachem of the Nashaway tribe of Indians, a tract of land for a township, which tract was to be ten miles in length and eight in breadth.
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