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" We had bearmeat ; . . . venison; wild turkey and ducks; eggs, wild and tame, so common that you could buy them at two bits a bushel ; maple sugar, swung on a string, to bite off for coffee or whiskey ; syrup in big gourds ; peach-and-honey ; a sheep that... "
The Dial - Page 163
by Waldo Ralph Browne - 1900
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McClure's Magazine, Volume 5

Language Arts & Disciplines - 1895
...her guardian, and only girls with money had guardians appointed by the court. We had bear meat, . . . venison, wild turkey and ducks, eggs wild and tame...families barbecued whole over coals of wood burned in a HOUSE IN WHICH A11KAHAM LINCOLN WAS BORN. Thomas Lincoln moved into this cabin on the Big South Fork...
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The Early Life of Abraham Lincoln: Containing Many Unpublished Documents and ...

Ida Minerva Tarbell, John McCan Davis - Presidents - 1896 - 240 pages
...by the court. We had bear-meat (that you can eat the grease of, and it not rise like other fats) ; venison ; wild turkey and ducks ; eggs, wild and tame...in a pit, and covered with green boughs to keep the juices in ; and a race for the whiskey bottle. The sheep cost the most, and corn was early raised in...
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Nancy Hanks: The Story of Abraham Lincoln's Mother

Caroline Hanks Hitchcock - 1899 - 105 pages
...Legislature." He then tells how at the wedding feast they had bear meat, venison, wild turkey, ducks, and "a sheep that the two families barbecued whole over...in a pit, and covered with green boughs to keep the juices in." CHAPTER IV. MR. GRAHAM is not the only one who has left a record of Thomas Lincoln and...
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Nancy Hanks: the story of Abraham Lincoln's mother

Caroline Hanks Hitchcock - Biography & Autobiography - 1899 - 105 pages
...Legislature." He then tells how at the wedding feast they had bear meat, venison, wild turkey, ducks, and "a sheep that the two families barbecued whole over...in a pit, and covered with green boughs to keep the juices in." CHAPTER IV. MR. GRAHAM is not the only one who has left a record of Thomas Lincoln and...
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The Life of Abraham Lincoln: Drawn from Original Sources and ..., Volume 1

Ida Minerva Tarbell - 1900
...H. Parrott, her guardian and only girls with money had guardians appointed by the court. We had bearmeat ; . . . venison; wild turkey and ducks; eggs,...the juice in; and a race for the whiskey bottle." After his marriage Thomas Lincoln settled in Elizabethtown. His home was a log cabin, but at that date...
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The Life of Abraham Lincoln: Drawn from Original Sources and ..., Volume 1

Ida Minerva Tarbell - Presidents - 1900
...H. Parrott, her guardian and only girls with money had guardians appointed by the court. We had bearmeat ; . . . venison; wild turkey and ducks; eggs,...the juice in; and a race for the whiskey bottle." After his marriage Thomas Lincoln settled in Elizabethtown. His home was a log cabin, but at that date...
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The Story-life of Lincoln: A Biography Composed of Five Hundred True Stories ...

Wayne Whipple - Presidents - 1908 - 708 pages
...We had Jesse Head, the good Methodist minister bear-meat ; . ... VCnisOn J wild that married them. turkey and ducks' eggs, wild and tame so common...in a pit, and covered with green boughs to keep the juices in ; and a race for the whiskey bottle. . . Our table was of the puncheons cut from solid logs,...
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Abraham Lincoln, the Boy and the Man

James Morgan - 1908 - 435 pages
...manner of the time and place. Bear meat, venison, wild turkey, and duck graced the feast. There was maple sugar, " swung on a string to bite off for coffee or whiskey," there was syrup in big gourds, there were peaches and wild honey, and a sheep was cooked whole over....
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The Story of Young Abraham Lincoln

Wayne Whipple - Presidents - 1915 - 226 pages
...Parrott, her guardian, and only girls with money had guardians appointed by the court. We had bear meat; venison; wild turkey and ducks' eggs, wild and tame...sugar, swung on a string, to bite off for coffee; syrup in big gourds, peach and honey ; a sheep that the two families barbecued whole over coals of...
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The Paternity of Abraham Lincoln: Was He the Son of Thomas Lincoln? An Essay ...

William Eleazar Barton - 1920 - 398 pages
...bite off for coffee or whisky; syrup in big gourds; peach-and-honey ; a sheep that the two famil1es barbecued whole over coals of wood burned in a pit, and covered with green boughs to keep the juices in ; and a race for the whisky bottle. The sheep cost the most, and corn was early raised in...
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