No snail mail in colonial Maine

Joel S. Berson Berson at ATT.NET
Mon Dec 22 21:27:18 UTC 2008

A Google Books bit from "A History of the Towns of Bristol and Bremen
in the State of Maine ...", by John Johnston - Bristol (Me.) - 1873:

Another small indentation, a mile or more north of Round pond,
constitutes Muscongus harbor, so called, into which a email stream
empties from Muscongus ...

(The "a email" in my browser display is transformed into "? email"
when I "Paste Special Unformatted Text" into Eudora.)


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