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Thompson, Pishey 1856a

Thompson, Pishey. The History and Antiquities of Boston, and the Villages of Skirbeck, Fishtoft, Freiston, Butterwick, Benington, Leverton, Leake, and Wrangle; Comprising the Hundred of Skirbeck, in the County of Lincoln. Including also a History of the East, West, and Wildmore Fens, and Copious Notices of the Holland or Haut-Huntre Fen; a History of the River Witham; the Biography of Celebrated Persons, Natives of, or Connected with, the Neighbourhood; Sketches of the Geology, Natural History, Botany, and Agriculture of the District; a Very Extensive Collection of Archaisms and Provincial Words, Local Dialect, Phrases, Proverbs, Omens, Superstitions, etc. By Pishey Thompson. Illustrated with One Hundred Engravings. Boston: John Noble, Jun.; London: Longman and Co.; Simpkin and Co.; Boston, Massachusetts: Samuel G. Drake, 1856. xxii, 824 pp.


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