Yankee eating from Sam Slick of Slickville by Thomas Chandler Haliburton.

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Published by T. Innes Bowie in Streetsville, Ont .

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Advertisements for pharmaceutical remedies, accompanied by stories and sayings from the works of Thomas Chandler Haliburton.

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ContributionsHaliburton, Thomas Chandler, 1796-1865.
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Pagination[16] p. :
Number of Pages16
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Open LibraryOL17298033M

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