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Old 10-29-2009, 04:42 PM   #1
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Default Bootlegging a Kent Co. tradition

http://timestranscript.canadaeast.co...article/726975

Follow this link for a neat little article that appeared this summer on bootlegging and rum running in the area I work in.

I discovered that they would name their rum 'Hand Brand' so to cover what they were smuggling. Quite interesting!
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A very nice read about a colourful past Pat.
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Old 10-30-2009, 02:06 AM   #3
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In every island I've visited there used to be more smuggling in the old days. Only a fool would talk about what's going on today.
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