Thursday, November 12, 2009

The following proclamation . . .

. . . was lately announced by the native crier at Cape Coast, West Africa: “The Gubner says ebery pig what lib for street he die; ebery pig what lib for house he lib. God sabe de Queen.”

– Published in The Burlington Weekly Hawk-Eye, Burlington, Iowa, Saturday, April 26, 1862, p. 2

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