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Hawkers & walkers in early America : strolling peddlers, preachers, lawyers, doctors, players, and others, from the beginning to the Civil War

Author: Richardson Little Wright
Publisher: Philadelphia : J.B. Lippincott Company, 1927.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Wright, Richardson Little, 1887-1961.
Hawkers & walkers in early America.
Philadelphia, J.B. Lippincott Company, 1927
(OCoLC)608075454
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richardson Little Wright
OCLC Number: 1348701
Description: 317 pages : frontispiece, illustrations, plates, portraits, fascims. ; 23 cm
Contents: The Yankee peddler --
The rise of the Yankee peddler --
Yankee notions --
Paddlers in little things --
Peddlers and big business --
The decline of Yankee peddling --
Workmen of the road --
Healing and justice take to the highway --
The artist as an itinerant --
Peddlers of the word --
Terpsichore perambulant --
The Puritan begins to smile --
Circus and theatre start on tour --Queer customers --
Local vendors and street cries --
Commercial wanderers of waterways --
Carriers of goods and the mail.
Other Titles: Hawkers and walkers in early America
Responsibility: by Richardson Wright ; with 68 illustrations from old sources.

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