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3 April 1797: A sporting flyer with some unsporting spelling

Anon. 1800. Literature. Olla Podrida. Hull: W. Rawson and Co. Get it:

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Run for on Saltburn Sands on the 3d day of April 1797 A match by two Horses for ten Guines Each the Best of two four mile Heats and to Carey Eight Stone Each Noallowns for Wast Likewise a Tea Kettle to be shut for by far Board Guns Also Aside of Beaken to Be shut for on the a Bove proposals With other Devertion as voufel All Despuets Ariseng to be thear Detrimened By two persens Be fore the Race Nomeneated all Porsens that Wishes to shut for the a Bove Preses is Defered to mite at the Hous of William Lavereck Sene of Pack Hos Saltburn by Ten of the Clock in the for Nown upon a Count of the Horses Runea By Two in the after Nown.


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Run for on Saltburn Sands on the 3d day of April 1797 A match by two Horses for ten Guines Each the Best of two four mile Heats and to Carey Eight Stone Each Noallowns for Wast Likewise a Tea Kettle to be shut for by far Board Guns Also Aside of Beaken to Be shut for on the a Bove proposals With other Devertion as voufel All Despuets Ariseng to be thear Detrimened By two persens Be fore the Race Nomeneated all Porsens that Wishes to shut for the a Bove Preses is Defered to mite at the Hous of William Lavereck Sene of Pack Hos Saltburn by Ten of the Clock in the for Nown upon a Count of the Horses Runea By Two in the after Nown.

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