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William W. Thomas, New Sweden, ca. 1900

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William W. Thomas, New Sweden, ca. 1900
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W. W. Thomas founder of New Sweden, Maine. He led 51 Swedes to northern Maine to settle their new colony in 1870. Thomas was the War Consul to Sweden for Abraham Lincoln during the Civil War.

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