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The Jonesport Raffle.

Author: John Gould
Publisher: Lanham, MD : Down East Books, 2000.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Beginning with the legendary story of a man in Jonesport (or was it Dexter or Waterford or Litchfield?) who raffled off his horse, which incidentally had been dead for some time, these twenty-nine tales cover the length and breadth of Maine and extend back to the sixteenth-century fishing camps that were set up a hundred years before Jamestown and Plymouth. Learn about the origin and history of "schoolmarms," along  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Gould, John.
Jonesport Raffle.
Lanham, MD : Down East Books, ©2000
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Gould
ISBN: 9781608935550 1608935558
OCLC Number: 1024275949
Description: 1 online resource (212 pages)
Contents: Cover; The Jonesport Raffle; The Maine Schoolmarm; Prairie Post Holes; How Peabody Perished; Î#x91; Few Appropriate Words; Perley the Poacher; Dr. Willoughby's Daughter; The Bucksaw Ghost; Some Foolish Fellows; The Muscular Mother; Why Frankie Was Late; Down-East Thrift; The Phantom Ship; The Last CarÎb̄ou; Horse in a Well; The Poor Pooch; About Another Grant; The Evils of Drink; Classical Unity; History and Folklore; A Short Discussion; Home frοm Sea; The Ring of the Î#x91;x; The One-Man Army; New Boots on the Long Trail; Short-Handled Whip; Maine Weather; Some Odds and Ends; A Few lnventions. Some Hors d'OeuvresAnd Caveat Emptor; Rolling off a Log; The ÎÞale of the First Cat; Acknowledgments.

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