Amazingly successful scheme

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Amazingly successful scheme - The Lord Mayor observed, " I understand they...
The Lord Mayor observed, " I understand they are negociating another Poyais loan. Does any one know what security they offer ?" A gentleman replied, replied, " The security of a grant of this sandy land made by a drunken chief, who denies its validity." The Lord Mayor said he never heard of a more complete humbug, and expressed his surprise at its success, which was amazing.

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  1. Jackson's Oxford Journal,
  2. 25 Oct 1823, Sat,
  3. Page 2

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  • Amazingly successful scheme

    tarayagal – 10 Apr 2018

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