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charivari, music, bull band, newly wed customs, John Long, Canada


A typed document entitled "Charivari", signed by Raymond E. Hollenbach, dating from circa 1950. Within, Hollenbach quotes from John Long's Voyages and Travels in the Years 1768-1788, describing the custom of making raucous noise outside the home of a newlywed couple.

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Packet 53-19



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