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From rags to riches in one night (Snippets 5)

Between 1808 and 1810, Lawyer William Hickey wrote detailed and fascinating memoirs of his life, which were finally published by Hurst & Blackett (London) in the early 20th Century.  The following amusing anecdote from the first volume describes how Hickey’s … Continue reading

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