Festivities in Celebrations of Peace, July 7th 1814
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Festivities in Celebrations of Peace, July 7th 1814

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Delay between abdication and celebrations due to city trying to get everything ready, to do justice to celebrations, illumination of Sham Castle. Fete, musicians 'North Mayo Band', list of rural sports: donkey race, race, sack race, apple bobbing, men cock fighting, pudding eating contest, diving for bullets in flour, eating penny loaf dipped in treacle suspended by a wire, boys cock fighting, reverse donkey racing (last place wins), jingling matches, pig hunting. Bath Chronicle Newspaper Cutting

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Hunt Vol.2 Page 96

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Bath Central Library

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