George Thompson george.thompson at NYU.EDU
Mon Jul 23 17:55:24 UTC 2007

HDAS has 1689-99, &c., from English sources; 1859, 1871, 1888, &c. U. S.

        Henry Myers, a “barker” for a Jew clothing store in Chatham street [is charged with assaulting another barker].
        NY M Express, November 6, 1857, p. 4, col. 4


George A. Thompson
Author of A Documentary History of "The African Theatre", Northwestern Univ. Pr., 1998, but nothing much lately.

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