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" Sweden. No settler had left to make him a home elsewhere, but on the other hand our immigrants had already bought, paid for, and sent home to their friends across the water, five tickets from Sweden to Maine. So healthy was the climate of our northern... "
The Story of New Sweden: As Told at the Quarter Centennial Celebration of ... - Page 59
edited by - 1896 - 134 pages
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The History of Maine

John Stevens Cabot Abbott - Maine - 1892 - 608 pages
...thermometers. The climate was so healthy, that, in the autumn, it was said that there had not been a day's sickness of man, woman, or child in New Sweden. The houses, with all the improvements, remained the property of the State for five years from the arrival...
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Collections of the Maine Historical Society

Maine Historical Society - Local history - 1896
...choppers soon cut out the fallen trees from the roads ; but the storm warned us that winter was coming. So the Swedes ceased for a time clearing their land,...hundred and fourteen Swedes — fifty-eight men, twenty momen, and thirty-six children — have paid their own passage from Sweden and settled on the wild...
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Collections of the Maine Historical Society

JOHN CHAMBERLAIN - Maine - 1890
...Maine. So healthy was the climate of our northern woods, that for the first year—for 1870—there was not a day's sickness of man, woman, or child,...RESULTS IN 1870. A colony of one hundred and fourteen Swedes—fifty-eight men, twenty rnomen, and thirty-six children—have paid their own passage from...
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