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Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Poetry and Incidents., Volume 2. (ed. Frank Moore) 18 0 Browse Search
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n to Davis are not the same two that he stole from Sam Burke, of Jefferson county, Ky., fifteen or twenty yearshe old horse-thief managed his little operation with Burke. Well, he lay sick for several weeks in Burke's neiBurke's neighborhood, and when he recovered and was about to start for his home in Virginia, he heard Burke say that he prBurke say that he proposed selling a very fine pair of horses. Oh, don't sell them here, said Floyd; let me take them to Virginia,l them for you at twice what they would bring here. Burke gave his consent, and Floyd made off with the horses. Burke waited, and waited, and waited, and got tired of waiting. At the end of about six months he wrote to and would no doubt be very soon fit for the market. Burke, not quite satisfied that all was right, made answerive dollars. To that, Floyd made no reply whatever. Burke never received another line from him, but, meeting wd the finest in our county. We understand that poor Burke gave a very energetic expression to the emotions of