Unformatted text preview: can have 100 lbs. of Beef for
10s. English money. Lamb is about five farthings the
pound, and the butcher brings it to your door. And as
for the bullocks’ heads, sheep and lambs’, they are
thrown away, no one will eat them. I went into the
market yesterday at New York, and on the outside of
the market there was bullocks’ and sheep and lambs’
heads laying underfoot like dogs’ meat. They cut the
tongue, and throw the rest away. And I can go into a
store, and have as much brandy as I like to drink for
three half-pence and all other spirits in proportion.
If a man like work he need not want victuals. It is a
foolish idea that some people have, that there is too
many people come here, it is quite the reverse; there
was more than 1000 emigrants came in the day after
I landed, and there is four ships have arrived since
with emigrants. But there is plenty of room yet, and 40 45 50 55 60 65 will for a thousand years to come.
My dear Sukey, all that I want now is to see you,
and the dear children here, and then I shall...
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