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New Somerset.

The provinces held by Gorges after the division of the New England territory were named New Somerset. He sent out his nephew, William Gorges, as deputy-governor of the domain, which extended from the Piscataqua to the Kennebec. He assumed rule over the fishing hamlets there, and held a general court at Saco. See Maine; New England.

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