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Guide to the Longevity of Somerset County Residents Article Collection. 1788.

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Collection Summary

Title Longevity of Somerset County Residents Article Collection
Dates 1788
Extent 1 folder
Language  Materials are in English.
Collection ID 2010.071
Abstract This collection contains a reproduced article originally from the Mar. 13, 1788 Virginia Gazette and Weekly as well as the Wilmington Gazette. The article lists people of or past the age of 59 within Somerset County. The article also briefly suggests ways to prolong an individual's longevity by eating and sleeping habits, as well as working hours. A negative photocopy of the original Wilmington Gazette article is also provided.
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Historical Note

Somerset County, MD is one of the most southern counties in the state, named after the wife of Sir John Somerset. Somerset was initially founded in 1666; however, there have been multiple readjustments in borders producing neighboring Wicomico and Worcester Counties.

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Scope and Content Note

This collection contains a reproduced article originally from the Mar. 13, 1788 Virginia Gazette and Weekly as well as the Wilmington Gazette. The article lists people of or past the age of 59 within Somerset County. The article also briefly suggests ways to prolong an individual's longevity by eating and sleeping habits, as well as working hours. A negative photocopy of the original Wilmington Gazette article is also provided.

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Organization and Arrangement

 

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions

The collection is the physical property of the Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History and Culture. Nabb Research Center holds literary rights only for material created by Nabb Center personnel working on official behalf of the Nabb Center, or for material which was given to the Nabb Center with such rights specifically assigned. For all other material, literary rights, including copyright, belong to the authors or their legal heirs and assigns. Researchers are responsible for obtaining permission from rights holders for publication or other purposes that exceed fair use.

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Related Material

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Index Terms

These records are indexed under the following headings in the Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History and Culture catalog. Researchers wishing to find related materials should search the catalog under these index terms.



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Corporate Names:

Geographic Subjects:

Somerset County

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Administrative Information

Acquisition and Custody Information

Unknown, found in archive.

Preferred Citation

Longevity of Somerset County Residents Article Collection, Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History and Culture, Salisbury University.

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Container List

1 | 1    A reproduction of a Mar. 13, 1788 newspaper article entitled "Longevity on the Inhabitants of Somerset County on the Eastern Shore of Maryland"

 



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