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"Carolina Potatoes! Hers your fine C-A-R-O-L-I-N-A-S!"

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Great quantities of Potatoes of different kinds, are carried about the streets of New-York, for sale. None make so much noise as those people who cry the Sweet Carolinas. These are held in high esteem by most persons, and one can buy them ready boiled and roasted at the cook-shops. They are of an oblong form, of many sizes, and when boiled,taste much like a roast chestnut. The sell from 75 cents to 1 dollar per bushel.

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The New-York Cries, in Rhyme Published in 1828 Available from books.google.com
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