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WRIGHT in Norfolk

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WRIGHT in Norfolk

Posted: 1362704652000
Classification: Query
Edited: 1362750720000
Researching the Wright Family in Dereham and I was wondering if others are familiar with this news article or the event.

This was viewed on NewsBank,American Historical Newspapers.
Date: 02-17-1795, Volume 1: Issue: 20 Page 4
Location:Brookfield, Massachusetts.
Headline: Dereham, England; Mr. Wright,
Article Type:News/Opinion


The following whimsical robbery lately took place at Dereham, in England. The poultry house of Mr. Wright was broken open, and robbed of six geese; the robbers leaving behind them a six pence, tied to the gander's neck, in a piece of paper, containing the following lines:

Mr. Wright,
I wish you good night
'Tis time for me to wander,
I've bought your geese,
At a penny a piece,
And left it with your gander.

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