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The Connecticut Courant (1764-1774) - Hartford, Conn.
Date: Jan 21, 1765
Start Page: 2
Pages: 1
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When the corpse of the duke of Devonshire arrived at Dover, the custom house officers behaved in a manner that gave very great offence to every body present. They not only insisted upon opening the coffin, to see if any contraband goods were in it; but on seeing the body, struck it with a took to be convinced it was a red corpse.--But however improperly they may have behaved on this occasion, it is certain that the strict searches made of late have been owing to the very great...

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