THE MYSTERY OF THE SNIPPET

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WHAT ARE THE STORIES BEHIND THESE MINIATURES ?

WHO ARE THESE PEOPLE ?

WHAT LED TO THIS ONE EVENT ?

WHAT HAPPENED NEXT ?

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CONSIDER THESE SNIPPETS.

  • THERE has been running on this Station, for the last two years, a DARK BROWN MARE, branded W R on near shoulder, and J C  JM conjoined off ribs. The owner can have her by applying to the undersigned. JOSEPH LAURIE. Rawdon Vale via Gloucester.

 

  • WANTED, a RESPECTABLE GIRL as NURSE. Mrs. Samuel Clift, East Maitland.

  • MURDER,  Early on Sunday Morning last the body of Stephen Boylin was found immersed in   water in a cavity nearly at the Northern extremity of the Rocks

  • 1817

    SALE OF A Wife.- In February last A disgraceful scene WAS exhibited At Smithfield. A sailor brought his wife, A young woman About 23 yeArs of Age, with a halter round her neck, And exposed her for public use in the presence of several thousand spectators. The man who acted as Auctioneer, with great sang froid, enumer ated her various good qualities–but that the owner having no further occasion for her, wished to dispose of her to the best advan tage, She WAS knocked down for four shillings And six pence. All ihe parties AppeAred perfectly satisfied, And withdrew ro the RAID to pay down & receive the price ; but A pArty of Police Officers Arrived, CArried off the buyer, seller, and his wife, and lodged them in the Compter

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About nellibell49

LYNNE SANDERS-BRAITHWAITE (BELL) . AN ESTUARINE ELDERWOMAN OF URUNGA IN THE BELLINGEN SHIRE OF NSW AUSTRALIA

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