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Re: THE FAR-FAR WEST
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A little more info on the Azores/Cape Verde issue:
"The Portuguese connection with New Bedford developed from eighteenth-century whaling. Prevailing winds made the Azores first port-of-call. As ships took on supplies and crew in the Western Islands, as they were traditionally known, the stage was set for Portuguese immigration to New Bedford.
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