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    Circular: "Essence Pedler." One page, 8.5" x 9.5", n.d., n.p. Eighteen stanzas, each ending with "For a little money." In the center of the document is printed, "Sold with a variety of other articles, by Hunts & Shaw, N.E. corner of Faneuil Hall Market, Boston." Toned, with foxing and minor dampstaining. Four small holes in the center; chips and small tears along the right edge. Good condition.

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    The first stanza reads:

    "Mankind are all Pedlars, come listen and hear,

    And if I peddle essence, I none of you fear;

    Some peddle for riches, some peddle for fame,

    And some, when they peddle, they peddle in vain,

                                                    For a little money."

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    February, 2010
    11th-12th Thursday-Friday
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