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Nantucket, A History

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Date: [unknown] to 1914
Location: Nantucket, Nantucket, Massachusetts, United Statesmap
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Nantucket, A History

  • Formerly Vice-President and Foreign Secretary of the Royal Society of Literature of Great Britain and Ireland; Life Fellow of the Royal Geological Society of Ireland; Member of the Anthropological Society of Washington, etc. Author of "Dictionary of American Indian Place and Proper Names of New England", "Heredity: A Study", etc.

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Table of Contents

  • Forward
  • Chapter I. The geology and phisiography of Nantucket
  • Chapter II. Legends, Discovery, and Amerind, Place-Names
  • Chapter III. The Aborigines
  • Chapter IV. The White Settlers and the Settlement
  • Chapter V. The Early Development of the Island
  • Chapter VI. The Nantucket Whale Fishery
  • Chapter VII. Quakerism in Nantucket
  • Chapter VIII. Nantucket Records
  • Chapter IX. The Nineteenth Century
  • Chapter X The Nineteenth Century, continued
  • Chapter XI. Some Early Dwellings in Nantucket
  • Chapter XII. Eminent Nantucketers
  • Chapter XIII. The Nantucket Flora
  • Chapter XIV. Villages, Districts, etc.
  • Chapter XV. "Quaint Nantucketers"
  • Chapter XVI. Life-Saving Service and Wrecks
  • Chapter XVII. The Island Steamers
  • Chapter XVIII. The Newspapers of Nantucket
  • Chapter XIX. In the Dredge-Net
  • Chapter XX. Chronological Data, 1602-1912
  • Index, Page 381


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