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" Sometimes a couple of horses, mules, or cows would be dragging a hogshead of tobacco, with a pivot or axle driven into each end of the hogshead, and something like a shaft attached, by which it was drawn or rolled along the road. I have seen two oxen... "
Travels in some parts of North America, in the years 1804, 1805, & 1806 - Page 100
by Robert Sutcliff - 1811 - 293 pages
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The Philanthropist, Or, Repository for Hints and Suggestions ..., Volume 2

Charities - 1812
...wretched"* condition as the team and its driver. Sometimes a couple of horses, mules, or cows, &c. would be dragging a hogshead of tobacco, with a pivot...by which it was - drawn or rolled along the road. I hare seen two oxen and two slaves pretty fully employed in getting along a single hogshead ; and some...
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The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for ...

History - 1813
...couple of horses, mules, or cows, &c. would be dragging a hogshead of tobacco, with a pivot or axle driven into each end of the hogshead, and something like a shaft attached, by which it was drawn er rolled along the road. I have seen two oxen andtwoslaves pretty fully employed in getting along...
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Travels in some parts of North America: in the years 1804, 1805, & 1806

Robert Sutcliff - United States - 1815 - 312 pages
...couple of horses, mules, or cows, &c. would be dragging a hogshead of tobacco, with a pivot or axle driven into each end of the hogshead, and something...and some of these come from a great distance inland. In the evening of this day, I had a pleasant sail up the Patowmack to George-Town Washington— Frederick-Town—...
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Annual Register, Volume 54

Edmund Burke - History - 1821
...couple of horses, mules, or cows, &c. would be dragging a hogshead of tobacco, with a pivot or axle driven into each end of the hogshead, and something...and some of these come from a great distance inland. In conversation with HB he related to me an affecting narrative of a black boy, who came under the...
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The Calumet: New Series of the Harbinger of Peace, Volumes 1-2

William Ladd - Peace - 1831
...couple of horses, mules, or cows, &c. would be dragging a hogshead of tobacco, with a pivot or axle driven into each end of the hogshead, and something...drawn or rolled along the road. I have seen two oxen ami two slaves pretty fully employed in getting along a single hogshead; end some of these come from...
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The Calumet: New Series of the Harbinger of Peace, Volume 1

Peace - 1831
...couple of horses, mules, 4or Cows, &c_ would he dragging a hogshead of tohaceo, with a pivot or axle driven into each end of the hogshead, and something like a shaft attached, hy which it was drawn or rolled along the road. I have seen two oxen and two slaves pretty fully employed...
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An Appeal in Favor of that Class of Americans Called Africans

Lydia Maria Child - African Americans - 1833 - 232 pages
...couple of horses, mules, or cows, &c. would be dragging a hogshead of tobacco, with a pivot, or axle, driven into each end of the hogshead, and something...some of these come .from a great distance inland." The inhabitants of free States are often told that they cannot argue fairly upon the subject of slavery...
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An Appeal in Favor of that Class of Americans Called Africans

Lydia Maria Child - Slavery - 1836 - 216 pages
...couple of horses, mules, or cows, &c., would be dragging a hogshead of tobacco, with a pivot, or axle, driven into each end of the hogshead, and something...road. I have seen two oxen and two slaves pretty fully employeil in getting along a single hogshead ; and some of these come from a great distance inland."...
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An Appeal in Favor of that Class of Americans Called Africans

Lydia Maria Francis Child - Slavery - 1836 - 216 pages
...couple of horses, mules, or cows, &c., would be dragging a hogshead of tobacco, with a pivot, or axle, driven into each end of the hogshead, and something like a shaft attached, by which it was drawn, of rolled along the road. I have seen two oxen and two slaves pretty fully employed in getting along...
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History of the United States of America During the First ..., Volume 1

Henry Adams - United States - 1889
...Sometimes a couple of horses, mules, or cows would be dragging a hogshead of tobacco, with a pivot or axle driven into each end of the hogshead, and something...some of these come from a great distance inland." In the middle of these primitive sights, Sutcliffe was startled by a contrast such as Virginia could...
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