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What were some of the conjectures made by parishioners as to the origin of the minister’s scarlet letter?


Some of the conjectures made by parishioners as to the origin of the minister's scarlet letter are, that it was caused by his sin, that it was caused by Chillingworth's potions, and that there was no A at all.


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