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Swindling The Soldiers

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Parent Issue
Day
7
Month
November
Year
1862
Copyright
Public Domain
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-TheNorth hampton (Jazette Haya it ñas gooa authority for the following statement ; ' " A soldier was taken siok and sent to the hospital. When he began to recover, ho craved somo littlo deiicaoy to soothu his nauseated prilste, and asked for some eurrant jeliy. He was told that he could have the juli)'. He could have a pat of jelly for $2. He had but two dollars in his pocket, and with ihat Ik: was in hopes of reaching his home as soon as he Yi'aa abie to travel. Hu told his attendant that he had but two dollars, and that he did not need the whola jar of jelly, a email part wonld be sufficint. Nn, he must tako the whole or none, and he mest pay W for it. Finally, the invalid boup;ht the jölley, and on reBUOvin'g the covering he disoovered, to his great istuniüiiiiient, witiiin the wrapper, a note direcled to hiinself, and that Chis veryjir of jcl!y had been sent by his own fainily to hirn. Tbm-ia Ijnt ono ainonsj the mnny outniges perputrated by the unpritioipled man who are found in out' aruiy."

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Old News
Michigan Argus