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  • The islands were uninhabited when, about'678, the Bermudians began to visit them to rake the salt found in the ponds.
  • 1710 the British were expelled by the Spaniards, but they returned and the salt trade (largely with the American colonies) continued to be carried on by the Bermudians despite attacks by Spaniards and French, and counter-claims to the islands by the British authorities at the Bahamas, who about 1 765 made good their claim.

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