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"Strawberries! Here's Strawberries."
Many a six pence is picked up in New-York, by the sale of this delicious fruit. They are brought to market in small baskets, which hold nearly a pint, and sell from 4 to 15 cents a basket. You may see men, women, and children, some with long poles, one in each hand, strung full of these little baskets of strawberries, travelling up and down the streets of New-York, crying as above.
- The New-York Cries, in Rhyme Published in 1828 Available from books.google.com
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- Tuesday 14 April 2020
- 19th Century, America, New York, Occupations, Street Seller