History of the Town of Exeter, New Hampshire

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Press of J. E. Farwell & Company, Boston, 1888 - Exeter (N.H.) - 557 pages
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Page 1 - History of Exeter, aptly compares the Pascataqua and its tributaries to " a man's left hand and wrist, back upwards, and fingers wide apart. The thumb would stand for the Salmon Falls or Newichwannock river, the forefinger for Bellamy river, the second finger for Oyster river, the third for Lamprey river, and the fourth for Exeter or Squamscot river ; while the palm of the hand would represent the Great Bay, into which most of those streams pour their waters, and the wrist the Pascataqua proper.

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