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Today in Island History
1780 Governor Patterson, an Irishman, forwards to Britain an act re-naming St. John's Island "New Ireland." The act is disallowed because the name is already taken and, besides, the colony should petition for a change, not legislate one. The Island isn't crazy about Britain's suggestions: New Guernsey or New Anglesea.
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