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Seal hunt
The Seal Hunt.
By 1803 over 100 vessels, carrying 3,500 to 4,000 men, were engaged in sealing.

Illustration by Percival Skelton. From Joseph Hatton and M. Harvey, Newfoundland, the Oldest British Colony (London: Chapman and Hall, 1883) 304.
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