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Abigail Cobb Hadlock Spurling Preble, ca. 1870

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This tintype photograph shows Abigail Cobb Hadlock Spurling Preble (1808-1874) of Great Cranberry Island not long before her death in 1874. For a long time, this was the only known portrait of Abigail. She was the third mistress of the Preble House and mother of nine children.

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