The hunter who told me this could remember one Sam Nutting, who used to hunt bears on Fair Haven Ledges, and exchange their skins for rum in Concord village; who told him, even, that he had seen a moose there.
One branch of the Seljuks founded the empire of Rum, with its capital first at Nicaea and then at Iconium.
It is made of currant juice boiled with water and sugar to which some spirit, usually rum, is added.
Khosrev was executed in Asia Minor by his orders; a plot of the spahis to depose him was frustrated by the loyalty of Koes Mahommed, aga of the janissaries, and of the spahi Rum Mahommed (Mahommed the Greek); and on the 29th of May 1632, by a successful personal appeal to the loyalty of the janissaries, Murad crushed the rebels, whom he surrounded in the Hippodrome.
The exports consist principally of sugar, cotton, and rum (aguardiente).