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Thread #128220 Message #2871032
Posted By: Steve Gardham
24-Mar-10 - 05:25 PM
Thread Name: The Advent and Development of Chanties
Subject: RE: The Advent and Development of Chanties
See my post above. It would appear that the revenue cutters were using 'Cheerly Men' for 'time out of mind' prior to 1834. I interpret that to be at least as far back as 1800.