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Wife is rid of a detested nuisance...

Item # 614916

August 30, 1800

WEEKLY MUSEUM, New York, Aug. 30, 1800  Mostly taken up with literary articles but the back page has a: "Curious Advertisement" which must be read, including: "Whereas my husband...a dirty Dutchman...did...absent himself in a clandestine manner from my bed & board without my approbation or any known cause of provocation on my part...I do...disown and reject him from this time forever...no one will use the last influence...to return him to me again as I am relieved from a detested nuisance..." with more (see).
Four pages, 9 1/2 by 11 1/2 inches, nice condition.

Category: Pre-Civil War