Book Description

The Lost Manuscript Fully Deciphered. Newcastle-upon-Tyne: Printed at the self-inking press by John Hernaman, [1833] Poster, 370 x 230 mm. An amusing squib based on a menu supposedly found in the mud. “Earl of Durham - A Boiled Ram’s head, the Brains dressed with Parsley, and served with dry toast...Master Kidson - An Infant’s cruet of Ass’s Milk...” “Any Person, to whom a ticket has been given, who gets Drunk, to be turned out if he becomes Quarrelsome.” Hedworth Williamson [”A Fried Sheep’s Pluck.”] was elected for County Durham in 1831 and after Reform sat for Durham North from 1832 - 37 and for Sunderland from 1847 - 52.

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