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. Picturesque New London and its environs : Grofton, Mystic, Montville, Waterford, at the commencement of the twentieth century. ,and there is no record to showthat a like grant was at thattime conceded to any other thanMr. Whiting. Whales were at that datenumerous near the Connecticutcoast and off the Banks of New-foundland. As the colonies grewin capital and population, whal-ing voyages of considerablelength were made, and by 17.50the business had assumed gen-erous and profitable proportions.The War of the Revolution,however, paralyzed the industry,until, in 178.5, it was revived byspecial i

. Picturesque New London and its environs : Grofton, Mystic, Montville, Waterford, at the commencement of the twentieth century. ,and there is no record to showthat a like grant was at thattime conceded to any other thanMr. Whiting. Whales were at that datenumerous near the Connecticutcoast and off the Banks of New-foundland. As the colonies grewin capital and population, whal-ing voyages of considerablelength were made, and by 17.50the business had assumed gen-erous and profitable proportions.The War of the Revolution,however, paralyzed the industry,until, in 178.5, it was revived byspecial i Stock Photo
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. Picturesque New London and its environs : Grofton, Mystic, Montville, Waterford, at the commencement of the twentieth century. ,and there is no record to showthat a like grant was at thattime conceded to any other thanMr. Whiting. Whales were at that datenumerous near the Connecticutcoast and off the Banks of New-foundland. As the colonies grewin capital and population, whal-ing voyages of considerablelength were made, and by 17.50the business had assumed gen-erous and profitable proportions.The War of the Revolution,however, paralyzed the industry,until, in 178.5, it was revived byspecial incentive from the Leg-islature. Immediately subse-quent to this time there dawnedwhat may be termed the goldenera of the whaling days. Shipswere thoroughly appointed, and. 15 Ipicturesque 1Rew London.

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