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Historical Discourse on the Rise and Progress of the First Congregational ...
L. L. Dutcher
No preview available - 2008
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Page 5 - Their names were Samuel Smith, Patience Smith, Paul Brigham, Fanny Brigham, Antipas Brigham, John Hastings, Samuel Sumner, Lucy Farrar and Noah Ripley.
Page 6 - ... said that many of the leading men of the town, were habitual and shameless gamblers, and that gaming was practiced with little attempt at concealment, even upon the Sabbath— that brutal fights at trainings, raisings, and the like gatherings, were of common occurrence—that intemperance was scarcely regarded as a disgrace : so many being involved in it, and those too, in fair standing in other respects, it attracted but little attention.