History of Francestown, N. H.: From Its Earliest Settlement April, 1758, to January 1, 1891. With a Brief Genealogical Record of All the Francestown Families

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J. H. Barker, Printer, 1895 - Francestown (N.H.) - 1016 pages
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I hope Google doesn't consider this one of their best efforts.

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Wonderful service but only as good as the person who scanned the pages. For example, beg. at p. 869, only one side of the page made it into this document.


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