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MORETOWN HISTORICAL SOCIETY NEWSLETTER January 2014 Volume 1 Issue 1 TH I S IS SU E - MO R E TO W N TA L C Employees Wanted Paying 1.75 a day six days a week. Eastern Magnesia Talc Co. 1923 Talc was known to exist on the hill around the D.P. Deavitt farm in the Rock

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    H I S S Su E O R E To W N A L C Employees Wanted

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