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Advert for turtles for sale

Advert for turtles for sale


From Bonner and Middletons Bristol Journal .

Advertisement for turtles for sale in large or small quantities . Turtles were often bought over in the ships coming from the Caribbean. It was common for them to be used as ballast for the ships (that is, to even out the weight of the cargo on board).

Date: July 8th, 1786

Copyright: Copyright BCC Library Service

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