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All about Wife on the market : dark part of my partner

In April 1832, Joseph Thomson, a farmer, went into Carlisle together with spouse and announced their intention to offer her by auction.

Mrs Thomson had been seated in a big oak seat, with a rope or halter around her throat, so when a big audience collected, he made the following message:

“Gentlemen, i need to provide to your notice my partner, Mary Anne Thomson, otherwise Williams, whom after all to market towards the highest and fairest bidder. Continue reading