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1840 Census with a chuckle

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1840 Census with a chuckle - The census taker of an adjoining county called...
The census taker of an adjoining county called called at the house of one of the sovereigns, and asked the usual questions about soap, chickens, Sus.; the countryman had all his fowls drove up into the yard, and while they were counting them, he saw the census taker cast his eye at some bee-hives bee-hives bee-hives close by, when he stammered out: "See here, Mr. Sense man, if you want to know bow' many bees I've rot, you may go and count them, for 111 be if I do Huntingdon Advertiser. . it

Clipped from The Baltimore Sun, 15 Aug 1840, Sat,  Page 1

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  • 1840 Census with a chuckle

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