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Marriage announcement with a catching name...



Item # 556952

June 2, 1830

MASSACHUSETTS SPY, & WORCESTER COUNTY ADVERTISER, from Worcester, Massachusetts, dated June 2, 1830

* Marriage announcement with a catching name
* Impossible fasting ?

Listed among the page 2 marriages is one that reads: "In New York, Mr. Brooks Drinkwater to Miss Temperance Pond--a cold water match surely!"

The back page has a report about an Irish woman who had not eaten any food in eleven years, nor taken any liquids in nine years.

Other news of the day with ads. Areas of lite dampstaining, some staining on the front page, otherwise good. 4 pages.

Category: Pre-Civil War

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