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Thursday, January 12, 2006

Advertisement for Land in No. 7 (now Roxbury)

Source: The Independent Chronicle of Boston, Mass., issue of Dec. 10, 1807.
For Sale.
21,700 acres of excellent Land, in township No. 7, in the District of Maine, formerly lying in the County of Cumberland, now Oxford, bounded on the east by Dixfield, south by the township of Rumford, on the west by the township of East Andover, three settled and incorporated towns, and on the north of said township runs the Coos Road. Through the center of this township runs a beautiful river (on which are mill-seats) which falls into the Androscoggin River. The above township is now surveyed into lots of 100 acres each, and will be sold on reasonable terms. Also—14 Lots of Land, lying on and near Androscoggin River, opposite Deerfield [an apparent error for Dixfield], of 100 acres each. For particulars, apply to JOHN PECK, No. 32, Marlborough-street.
Dec. 10.


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