From The Sun Dec. 9-15, 1840 Dec. 9: Yesterday a sleigh...

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December 09, 1990|By Fred Rasmussen

From The Sun Dec. 9-15, 1840 Dec. 9: Yesterday a sleigh load of Cyprians broke down at the head of Centre Market. Another sleigh was obtained and they started off amid hootings and snow-balls of a crowd of boys who had collected them.

Dec. 15: The gentleman who, a few days since, lost a quarter of a dollar in Saratoga Street, is apprised that it was most fortunately found yesterday and might be restored to him upon naked affidavit to that effect.

rom The Sun Dec. 9-15, 1890

Dec. 10: The body of William Schroeder, the old miser who was found Monday night at his home at 1229 High Alley, was placed in charge of Undertaker Schaefer yesterday by Coroner Cockrill.

Dec. 11: This is the first year that distillers have been assessed in Baltimore County for the manufactured whiskey on hand or stored in United States bonded warehouses, and there is a

vigorous protest against paying the tax bills.

From The Sun Dec. 9-15, 1940

Dec. 9: Former Governor Harry W. Nice, who was stricken with a heart attack Thursday at his office, was reported "somewhat improved" yesterday.

Dec. 10: New York -- A copy of a letter by Christopher Columbus relating to his discovery of America, was sold to John W. Garrett, of Baltimore, for $1,600 tonight as manuscripts and rare books of renowned men and women went on the auction block in a Red

Cross appeal to raise money for Great Britain.

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