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HILLSLAND.

(CLEVELAND)

AS IT WAS SEVENTY YEARS AGO

BY

F. H. MORGAN,

RECTOR OF GISBOROUGH.

LCA

DEC 1981

CODLELANEY

GRIFFITH & FARRAN,

SUCCESSORS TO NEWBERY AND HARRIS,

WEST CORNER, ST. PAUL'S CHURCHYARD, LONDON.

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HIS story is based upon the recol

lections gathered from various persons in the districts.

The places under the assumed names can easily be identified. The characters are not taken from actual persons, nor are the incidents actual history. But the evil effects of the smuggling and its demoralization of all classes are true facts, and from this day evils can be traced back to the smuggling habits. The variation of the dialects may be observed, but the writer has often noticed that Cleveland folk vary their dialects according to the person they address, especially when they are persons of

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