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2nd--4ne copy, one year, of that
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3d--1F' r admissions, during the
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Shallow's oilie tthe reileurits which
]hav, been 11-1.1 .rt d tr . his raggt(d
regititnt. It cold not le fulrnisllttd
byv ti trade for s titan live (ll(tlars.
The Art .J ourl is too w ell knowtnt
daltion. It is a ::l_'iticntly ill s
trated llag:azinlle Art, c ,t:iiaitiltt
lssays, Stori,s, blims, ( ts,,..il,, c,
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,t Adventure on sea and land, and
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:ecived a large and well assorted
rtock of l)nrggs and Medlicines, mure
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COFFEE........... 12 14
RICE.. .......... 6 7
BACON, Shoulders. 1044 -
Hams .... 14 ' 16
Sides..... 14 ' -
LARD............ 16 ' -
ROPE............ 10 ri 129
IRON............. 4 6
CANDLES.......... 21 23
CAEESE.......... 124'i 14
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LEAD............ 9 ' 10
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VINEGAR.......... 3 50 Q) 6 00
CEMENT......... 3 50 '-.
POTATOES, 1P barrel 3 50 'ý 0 o0
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Kentucky - - @ 6
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OATS....... ..... 70 --
BRAN, $` Cwt ..... 1 75 r'i-
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UP PInm.i'r...... 50 r 75
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iShreveport. Cotton 31Imlret.
Corrected Exprrssly for the Daii SNers.
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LARD O)I.,......... 0 6 -
Li.4c.d, .... 0 I ri (U 0 00,
' Lo.'II, .'. bIrrel-.. 4 5 5 / 0 00
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