Edward Leister

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Edward Leister - drawn and make of i.- unnatural -hr de- away...
drawn and make of i.- unnatural -hr de- away hr^ The First American Duel. In the year 1630 occurred the first due! known to have taken, place American soil. The principals, Edward Doty and Edward Leister, were servants servants of a Mr. Hopkins, one of the England colonists. The men had itJed over some trifling- matter and resorted to the field for its settlement. The affair was stopped by the authorities but not before one had been ·\\ ounded iu the thigh and the other the hand. There was no law covering such matters, but the governor of province decided that the men should ba punished nevertheless. At his orders orders they were sent to have their aud feet tie'd together and lie in condition twenty-four hours without f-x'd or urink. They suffered so however, tbat they were released at t!iD end of an hour. I 1 POTATOES-i

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  1. The News,
  2. 04 Mar 1908, Wed,
  3. Page 2

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