Wednesday, August 1, 2012


During the last season, there were shipped from Iowa City, 114,744, or 9,562 dozen prairie chickens, and 78,156, or 6,518 dozen quails.  At this rate, it would seem as though the game of our State would soon be thinned out.

– Published in The Burlington Weekly Hawk-Eye, Burlington, Iowa, Saturday, March 22, 1862, p. 1

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