Wednesday, March 6, 2013

The price of pork in Montreal . . .

. . . is lower than it has been for eighteen years, a grievous fact of Canadian farms, arising from the war between the North and South, which shuts western produce out of the slave States, and deluges Canada and Europe with it.

– Published in The Burlington Weekly Hawk-Eye, Burlington, Iowa, Saturday, February 8, 1862, p. 2

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