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Page 3 - THE PLEASANT COVE SERIES. By ELIJAH KELLOGG. To be completed in 6 volumes. Per vol., $1.25. 1. ARTHUR BROWN, THE YOUNG CAPTAIN. 2. THE YOUNG DELIVERERS. 3. THE CRUISE OF THE CASCO. 4. THE CHILD OF THE ISLAND GLEN. " The Elm Island Stories," by this author, are deservedly popular.
Page 275 - ... from Marblehead, in 1790, which contains a number of calculations as to the losses and gains of the fishing business at that period, and which claims relief from the onerous duties imposed upon the articles used in constructing and fitting out fishing vessels, it is stated, that the impost paid to the Government, on the quantity of molasses necessary for a vessel of sixty-five tons and eleven men, was only ninety-nine cents, while that on rum for the same, was just fourteen dollars...
Page 83 - About a fortnight ago bis wife (for he has married since he has been in regular work), came to me and said, " I am afraid, sir, my husband will be drawn in again to his old habits ; he has been to the public-house twice lately, and I wish, sir, you would be so good as to speak to him about it.
Page 105 - ... steered like a pilot boat, and did not leave a wake bigger than a shad.
Page 56 - Congress passed an act granting a bounty of five cents per quintal on dried and pickled fish exported.