16 May 2014

Wild Pigeons Brought in Quantity to Albany Market

Wild Pigeons are brought to the Albany markets in such quantities that they cannot be sold. We saw, says the Atlas, 1200 dozen sold on Saturday for about three-quarters of a cent each. The New York markets are also glutted with them.

June 5, 1845. [Wild pigeons brought in quantity to Albany market.] New Hampshire Patriot 11(558): 2. From the Albany Atlas. Also: June 13, 1845 in the Vermont Phoenix 11(42): 4 in article with title: cheap eating.