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  • They agreed on that as they did on the house they eventually bought in Pownal, and on the children when it came time to have them.

    'Full Dark, No Stars'

  • They had traded the starter home in Pownal for a more expensive one in Yarmouth.

    'Full Dark, No Stars'

  • For this reason, though at M 'Pownal's request I took care of his letters to the Governor, and sent them down to Portsmouth to save him the trouble; yet I wrote no letter to the Governor with them, that I might not know any thing of the subject of them, or contribute by any act of mine to the establishing of so dangerous a presendent [sic].

    Collections of the Massachusetts Historical Society

  • "It's like Christmas every time," says Leanne Silber, owner of Discount Food & More, a small banana-box store in Pownal, Vt. "We don't know if a box will have sauerkraut or aluminum foil."

    One Store's Old Food Is

  • Pownal was a servant, Doorkeeper, Pimp to Ld. Hallifax, and he contracted with Ld. Hallifax to give him 15s. out of every

    John Adams diary 5, 26 May - 25 November 1760

  • General Pownal had pointed out the error, stating that if they intended to govern the country by military force, they had not sent sufficient troops; and that if they did not intend this, they had sent too many.

    The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.III. From George III. to Victoria

  • When, therefore, Holden and Pownal thanked the obliging shopkeeper for his politeness, and took their leave, both felt that their morning had not been thrown away, though the condition of their minds was somewhat different, the former being confident of success, the latter hoping for it.

    The Lost Hunter A Tale of Early Times

  • She then perceived that they were in the midst of the Indian settlement on the Severn, and to a playful question of Pownal, inquiring how she would like to leave her card with Queen Esther, she replied by expressing her delight at the proposition.

    The Lost Hunter A Tale of Early Times

  • Hereupon, Mr. Ketchum having intimated a readiness, on the part of the State, to proceed, Mr. Tippit, after some conversation with Judge Bernard and Pownal, Holden refusing to hold any intercourse with him also, entered the plea of

    The Lost Hunter A Tale of Early Times

  • Pownal, "whatever you may think of their weakness."

    The Lost Hunter A Tale of Early Times

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