hoeboy (?)

Mark Mandel thnidu at GMAIL.COM
Sun Dec 23 02:41:48 UTC 2007

"Only a dollar, and I'm cuttin' me own throat!"

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On Dec 22, 2007 9:13 PM, George Thompson <george.thompson at nyu.edu> wrote:

> An unprincipled scoundrel, named Conrad Sweidenmeyer, or some such
> outlandish name, has long been in the habit of making sausages and Bologna
> puddings out of dead rats, cats, dogs, and even horses, by which abominable
> villainy he has realized a considerable fortune.  ***  People can not be too
> cautious how they even touch sausages -- even when made properly and by
> Christians, there is something disgusting about them; but as they are now
> made, by hoeboys, and out of putrid dogs and rats, they are truly
> horrifying.  The sale of them ought to be interdicted by law.
>        Subterranean, June 28, 1845, p. 2, col. 3

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