Category : Miscellaneous

This is to give notice that there is to be seen at the Dolphin in Dover a very surprising Fat Hog… he is allowed to be the largest in the kingdom at this time … he is 8 feet long, 7 feet in girth and 10 hands high; and is promising at present as if ..

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“On Wednesday last as Matthew KENNETT Esq. Mayor and G. STRINGER Esq. his deputy were going up Biggin Street they were surprised at the boldness and audacity of two mendicants whom they saw not only announcing their arrival by knocking and ringing at the doors but absolutely obtruding on almost every person who passed them. ..

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EXTRAORDINARY FLIGHT OF BUTTERFLIES: The swarm of butterflies which crossed the Channel, and appeared at Dover on the 5th ult., are said to have belonged to the “Pontia capae” (or rapae?). A correspondent says he has made very minute enquiries into the subject on the spot, as he landed there from Ostend, on the Tuesday ..

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DING DONG BELL “On Tuesday morning a girl aged 16, daughter of Mr RATCLIFFE, Cowkeeper, Charlton, went out to draw water, when her feet slipped and she fell into the well, a depth of 56 feet. She was shortly afterwards taken out, with no other injury than a few slight bruises on one side.“ (Kentish ..

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The common sole or Dover sole, Solea solea, is a species of fish in the Soleidae family. It has a preference for relatively shallow water with sand or mud covering the bottom. It is found in the Eastern Atlantic ocean, from the south of Norway to Senegal, and in almost all of the Mediterranean Sea. ..

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TURKEYS brought into Dover The quantity of turkeys and other poultry brought into Dover from France in the last two weeks, is computed at upwards of 13 tons weight; the quantity was more astonishing than the quality – From the general appearance of the fowls they seem to have suffered severely from the late panic. ..

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