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From: "Heather MacAlister" <>
Subject: Re: [ZA-IB] Extracts from South AfricanCommercialAdvertiserFebruary1827
Date: Thu, 3 May 2007 10:00:39 +0200
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Hello Brian

Ah - you could be right otherwise it would probably be recorded in some SA
Medical journal
Regards

Heather MacAlister




-----Original Message-----
From:
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The Revd. Fr. Brian Tee
Sent: 03 May 2007 09:08 AM
To:
Subject: Re: [ZA-IB] Extracts from South African
CommercialAdvertiserFebruary1827

Surely a young goat is meant?

Regards,
Brian+.

-----Original Message-----
From:
[mailto:] On Behalf Of
Heather MacAlister
Sent: 03 May 2007 14:42
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Subject: Re: [ZA-IB] Extracts from South African Commercial
AdvertiserFebruary1827


Hello Sue
Thanks very much for your wonderful transciptions - they make fascinating
reading besides the hatches, matches and dispatches. They are full of social
history.

But this one I thought was quite horrific

LUSUS NATURAE - which means "freak of nature"
A kid with eight legs to be seen at No.44 Bree-street for the small sum of
one shilling.
Manuel VAN DE KAAP

I wonder if anyone can elaborate or know anything about this phenomena -
shame poor child and people actually got away with charging money to see
things like this Regards


Heather MacAlister






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