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Given on the Centennial of the Nation’s anniversary, the author gives a brief overview of the founding of the Nation then narrates the early history of the town of Scituate and its founding settlers, including the family of Stephen Hopkins – signatory of the Declaration of Independence.
Scituate Town Council
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Beaman, C.C., "An Historical Address delivered in Scituate, Rhode Island, July 4th, 1876, at the request of the town authorities" (1877). Rhode Island History. 16.