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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Ottawa Free Trader — 15 November 1844

THE OTTAWA FREE TRADER. THE FREE TRADER. rcsusriEn vrmit nr johj nisE k william osm, Luallc street, one dnor from the north-wett corner of tie Public Square. toms : Two dolhrt per annum, if paid in udcance; Two dollars and fifty cents if paid within six month,, and tare dollars if diluted until the end of the year. Advertisements inserted at $1 per square for tin first insertion, and 25 cents for each subseqnmt nsertion. A liberal discount mad to those who advertise by the year. rj-$j subscribers taken for a shtrttr period than six months. rrNo paper discontinued until alt arrearage art paid, unless at the option of the editors. CCJ-All communications, to insure attention, must come free of postage. Bl'SIXESS L'lliDS. laEurniLua t. Man, mkouuk s. iisimi. Dickey A Tislier, Attorneys and Counsellors ut Law, OTTAWA Ills. Office on the east tiJj uf lh PnM.r S(iiiw, between the Afanaion llouje unJ f .'ity Jfm. l, i.i therioin formerly occupied an a ia.v ullico ly Menari. Farwell &amp...

Publication Title: Ottawa Free Trader, The
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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Ottawa Free Trader — 22 November 1844

TMI 3 JLJJ L E OTTAWA in i TWO DOLLARS PER ANNUM, PAYABLE IN ADVANCE. BY I1ISE & OS MAN. OTTAWA, ILLINOIS, FillDAV, NOVLMBCIl - 1811. VOL. V. NO. 23. en TRADE& The C'nunl Ixmu -.Mr, Kjuia'a I.ellcr. From tlie N. Y. Journal of Commerce. Messrs. Editors: The leucr of Mr. Thos. W. Ward in your paper of Thursday, is bo liable to mislead, that I derm it due to the citizens of Illinois and myself to give to the public the facts as they have actually transpired during this negotiation. Afi?r a long, unpleasant, and tedious negotiation. Col. Oakley and myself succeeded, towards the close of last year, in settling the details of an agreement which was in every respect satisfactory to us, honorable to our Slate, and agreeable to the wishes of our creditors. The latter, after a preparatory statement, bound themselves as follows: 'but we arc nevertheless willing, and hereby agree to advance to the trustees, to be appointed in manner poiuteJ out by the said Act, the sums ...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Ottawa Free Trader — 22 November 1844

THE OTTAWA FREE TRADER. ro TC OTTAWA ri TBADIE. Blether' Room. The tryrttnir pot in the sunny day of child. kood, and the "aik of peace where the bath of iuj i aaauoweu. In childhood' bright end funny day, When wearied with our imple ply, When doll, end book, wide were flung, And nursery legend left unung; With timid steps we'd oftly tread Around our feeble mother' bed ; Feeling a blessed pot wa homeWhen gaihcr'd there in mother' room ! Year pass'd, and soma sweet dream hid faded And many a hope of earth been shaded, Some strings iu life' gold harp were broken, And ome low word of lovo unspoken ; Whilst 'mid tliecolJ world's crowded mart" We bore with them, our caiclc part ; But yet 'twa sweet, at eve, to come, And gather in our mother' room ! When an empty place wan at the hearth, And a weet voice pass'd away from earth. When midst each sccno of mirth was still The aching void," no joy could fill, And many sorrow darkly fell Upon the homo we loved so well; One star of hopo amidst t...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Ottawa Free Trader — 22 November 1844

THE OTTAWA FREE TRADER. DIED In South Ottawa, on Saturday last, Matilda H., conort of Tnomaa DusnetL The diteae of w hich Mra. B. died wi an affection of the heart. Her uffering were aevere nd protracted, and her patience wa tried in an extraordinary degree. But the retained the poaaeuion of her reasun to the last, and welcomed death with a full reliance on the efficacy of Redeemer'! blood. DIED Near Pontiac, Livingston county, on the llth ult., IIassau, consort of John Blue, aged 21 years. In Mcllenry county, Illinoia. on the 25th ult., of congestive fever, Lima Buhoit, aged 28 yean. tk. ,wp.1 a citizen of Livineston coun- ty, Ills., and has left a wile ana ouo cnitu mourn his early death. . - , i'ii to One Hundred Dollars ICeward. STOLEN from the house of the subscriber, residing at Ottawa, La Salle county, Ills., on the night of the 8th day of July. 1844, $110 in silver, 16 soverciens. one Norweiaian cold piece, value $8,00, $120 in notes, and one 2 dollar bill. Bank Massachusett...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Ottawa Free Trader — 22 November 1844

VI THE OTTAWA FREE TRADER. , THE FttEE TRADER. . P0SL1SRSD VIII1T ST JOIN IIISE i WILLin 0S31AX, LnJk 'street, one dor front the north-west corner of tke Public Square. tiiii : Tuo doll irn per annum, if paid in advance,Tivo dollars and fifty cents if paid within six month,' andthrer dolltiri if delayed until the end of the year. Advertisements inserted at ?1 per square fir the first insertion, and 25 cents for each subsequent tnerlioit. A liberal discount mads to those who udvertise by the year. (Zj'Si suhicribirs lalan fir u shorter pt.riul than six month. rrySt paper disontinunl until all arrearage are paid, unless al the opium f the euilnrr. (Tj"A!l coinm'tniciitionn, to insure attention m ust come free uf postage. DlSlNKSS CUIUS. TliKOrHl LI'S L. 1'H'I.I.r. . l.nilf.K Dickey V l islu-r, , n:Ut.i:. Attorneys and Cuunsilhrs at l.wr, orma in. O.TIoe on the e.nl sido nf I lu Public Square, between the Mansion il nis" and ( i ty lino I, in the fJoin f irmcrly nccupicJ u a law ulllco...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Ottawa Free Trader — 29 November 1844

I 1 r T 1? Annnri AWAv 1 iVTyU'Mja TWO DOLLARS PER ANNUM, PAYABLE IN ADVANCE. BY IIISE & OS MAN. OTTAWA, ILLINOIS, FRIDAY, NOVKMKER 20, UM-t. VOL. V. NO. 21. mm I.i'llt-r oil Aiiimiil JliijjiirliMii. ii t ii kv. mi. nKtciiKii. In October, ISVi, on my w:y to l!ie Synod of Genesee, I spout l!ie night :it the house of Mr. Hull, nt Hymn. In the evening I called on Ilev. Mr. Child. On entering the room I found his son, nn intelligent boy, aged ten years, then in a cataleptic fit, sitting in his father's arms, and his feet in warm water. In a few moments he recovered, lie frequently had from three to six tits a day. Had received the best medical attendance in that region. Was no better; daily worse. Had lost, entirely, the power of speech for several days. (J real fears were felt that lie would never recover. There was a sore on the back corner of his head and on the spine, occasioned by a fall some months previous. When the tits passed ofl, he became hungry, and not at all dr...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Ottawa Free Trader — 29 November 1844

f n TT mfl I IT" 4 Tl T. T ' I T) A 1 f T 1 II Ci U 1 1 A V A r IV Ij li x iv i. xj ri iv . "JUSTICE AND EQUALITY." THE FREE TlUPEIi. Ottawa, II!., Friday, KmrtmU r IMI ELECTION RETUUXS. 'J'lUUdM'r, Tbo Nashvillo Wltitj, if the lO'.li.uivis returns from the whole state, making Clay' majority 171. The return iVota f mr of the countii urt nut official, but they are aid to ho correct. I.ouiaiiiMii. The St. I.oui Republican iays, '-.'l is a ctt!d tiling that J'olk hiisa iniijmily in t!i: Mult ay from three to five huinlreil." l.lcuioer.i'ic paper. ay the majority will reach 8U0 to lOilO. Di-luwiirr. Thin t'it Ins guiiB fir Clay by about UOO majority, ami the whiiji havu elected llnir unvctiior unJ a rnajoriiy in thu Icsndatur.'. 'J'hu minor i the Mute' having gone democratic wu ul' courso "all in my cyu !" HIltMII lllMI II. Th'm ia ubiiut the only Matu over which the whiyj have been permitted to crow. Their majority over the democrat i hut about lilitKJ smaller than it wan ia 18 ID, whi...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Ottawa Free Trader — 29 November 1844

THE OTTAWA FREE TRADER. Commercial. Office of the Chicago Democrat, Tuesday, Nov. 2U. Navigation has closed, and tlio wheat market t present ia rather dull, except whut is bought by the city mills for flouring ; but it in probable that our merchants will soon make, if they have not already, some arrangement for btorinij wheat, when "the prices w ill be Roml and the market brisk. Good supplies bring M cents. i We believe the Beef and pork markets arc going to be good from present appearances. There is a number of packing establishments iu the city on a largo scale. Beef brings from f 2 to f 2.25. l'ork from 12 to $S, according to weight. . llViTI Ittfli.tli. MARRIED At Lowell, in this com tv, on the 22J Hist., by ('. C. Elliott, Lls.p, Mr. E. 1). Ncwtux to Miss Eveh.nl !Si.KLKV allol Eo. well. MARRIED At Peru, on the 2-lih inst., bv H. S. Beebe, Ks,j.. Mr. MAKSIlAl, W. WELLS to Miss A DELI A UKOOMS both of Peru. Accompanying tho above notifc was a bottle of wine and a good supply of ...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Ottawa Free Trader — 29 November 1844

Til E OTTAWA FREE TRADER. THE FREETRADER. J83.Y CISE t mim OSMX, L,aUc street, one. door from the north-west earner of Ike Puhlic Spiare. Two dollirs per annum, if paid in ,.dvaneet Two dollars and ft flu cents if pnid within fU tenths.- and thn' dollars if dJaifd until the end of the rear. AdeerlitiHrnt$imerHut 1 pre nf tan for the insertion, and '- ants for eurh s,ihrfi,ut . mcrlion. A Wju-hI discount omul to .'w le.m adsert'nt h;i the ienr. rrySt mtliicrihers Inh.n fjr a shorter period than ix months. rSiwinerdine'intuvied until at. tirnvragu are paid, unlets at lite option of the editors. ir-All finnnrmicntions, to insure tiiluttiun, must come free nfpodiige. lls!i:ss nuns. THKOCIULCS I..1IICKBT. liKOIK.t: H. KIMIMl. Diftiry it X'is'ipr, Attorneys and Councilors ut Law, (ITT1V.',, Odce 'i tho e.it m.I of the Public yipi f ". between I'm Mansion I else und City lintel, in t'n r mum f ir'iierly occupied in i liw oliiru by Messrs. Parwll i'c II "It. Ottawa. ).. 1, H 1H. 2 1 .f JOII...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Ottawa Free Trader — 6 December 1844

2 A TTAWA TO10 ; . ... , - ... . , , - ,, , y . i , TWO DOLLARS PER ANNUM, PAYABLE IN ADVANCE. ; ! , . . , ., BY IHSE & OS MAN. OTTAWA, ILLINOIS, FRIDAY, DECEMBER 6, 1844. , VOL.V. NO.;; ! TO I' C II IS GEJITI.V, TIME. Ill DARHT t CHI M WALL. This beautiful prayer must have been hrenlhcd liy Utirry Cornwall' heart while, siltim; ut hi quiet fireside, looking ti (lie face of his sivrcl wife, and rocking the cradle of hi "gulden Irosed Adelaide." Touch us Rontly, Time, Let in glide iliiwn thy utre.im Gently as we mnrliiiu s glide Through a quiet dream ! Humble voyager are we. Husband, wile, and children three One is lost on anri-l fled To the ozure overhead ! Touch us gently. Time, We've not (imud nor soaring wings ; Our an.liilinn, imr content, Lies in tdmple thins. ITundile voyugrrH are we. O'er life's dim, unsounded sen, Seeking only kjiup calm clime: Touch us gently, gentle Time. ! Exliriur ol iplciilor iiikI oC.HUt 17 'Take .hysic, pomp; Expose thyself to feel what wr...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Ottawa Free Trader — 6 December 1844

THE OTTAWA FREE TRADER aoVEUhOWH MESSAGE. Fellow citizens of the Senate, and House of Representatives. Iti with pleasure, that I again meet the representatives of the people, to consult for the welfare of our common constituents ; and I am happy to announce to them, that it has pleased an all-wise Providence to continue to us, as a nation, the blessings of peace at home and abroad, the enjoyment of liberty, property, and happiness, secured to us by our venerated republican institutions ; and in our own state, an ample sufficiency of the fruits of the cartli for general comfort. If there be any thing, to detract from the brightness of the picture which might be presented of individual and general prosperity, it is, that for the last two seasons, the crops have not been so abundant as usual ; considerable amounts of pro perty have been destroyed by high ,"7 waters, tlie prevalent sickness lias i .1 .i imnr lujuii ti till) ui i been severer than common the pre-1 r . .. , J . , ., , 1 o...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Ottawa Free Trader — 6 December 1844

might expect any increase, it would, most I likely, be composed of the refuse population of other states; men, who would have every thing to gain and nothing to lose, who, having but little respect for .I..!. : .1 1 . . men vwa jirivaiir cuaracier, wouiu oe indifferent tit thn hnnnr unit oro.lit nf ll.n I - . . ..... v. i v. ..111. V- V. v. I . i . t i J . nlace. Selected for their rpsi.lnri ,,,,, ,,,,., anuui uAisibiiui;, urnEtilutes our only embarrassment. How necessary, then, is it, that the whole llflifthlh flnrl ilnnlh lpntrtli. KrAniliTi .... .1 3 ........ ., ,,,,u thickness of the apprehended evil should be defined and settled immediately and thai fifttr aw Whatever is done ought to be in con- - ........ ,,, fonnily to ilje greal principles of natural justice. It ou'lil not to involve a tax which would 4e oppiessive. If a fund shall he established, it ought to he so conetituteJ, as to increase with the future prosperity of the country, and although it mi trli i ln c in I , t ...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Ottawa Free Trader — 6 December 1844

T II E O T T A W A F R E E TRADE R. 1 u THE FREE T1TADEU. v joiwm jk WILLIAM OS JA v i Citalie street, onTdoor from th north-west corner of the Public Square. , Vt-"-v :'f : f bbm t . Ttvodolhrt per annum, if paid in advance,Two dollar and fifty cents if paid within $ix tnonthti and threr dollar if delayed untiltheend of the year. . " Advertisements inserted at $1 per square for the trst insertion, and 25 cents for each subsequent nserlion , A liberal discount mad to those who advert! by the year. $yNj subscribers taken for a shorter period than six months. KJ-Xj paper discontinued until all urrcaragrs are paid, unless at the option of tut allium. (Xj"All communication, to insure attention must come free of postage. BUSINESS GIRDS. TUUrilILU t. I1ICKET. OKOIIQB S. ri1l.R. Dickey & Fither, 'Attorneys and Counsellors at Law, ; OTTAWA, Ilk Office on the cat side of the Public Square, holwtien the .Mansion llue an J Cily Howl, in the f jnim formerly occu)ii)J an a law ollice...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Ottawa Free Trader — 13 December 1844

nn Mm MX TWO DOLLARS PER ANNUM, PAY ABLE IN ADVANCE. vol'.v. No. 2c: : BY IlISE & OS MAN. OTTAWA, ILLINOIS, FRIDAY, DECEMBER 13, 1C44. OTTAWA . Election Returns for President. JJelow we commence publishing the ofliciul re turns from the different stales nf the Iale"pre sidential election, and shall continue to'givethern until they are all laid before our render. The banner state of the prscnt election is Arkansas, whotc democratic majority is larger, in proportion to her population, than in any other state. Illinois and Main contend for the palrn of having given the largest democratic majority. We give tho aholi. tion vole wherever we can, hut in this state, and tho same may be tho case in other states, it is riot reported s - Illiuoii. Pulk. Clay. Adams 1493 1280 Alexander J 33 ' 81 Bond C22 501 Koon 398 375 Brown 551 329 " Bureau 373 362 Cook 2027 1117' Cass 02 " 178 Champaign 191 178 Christian 216 182 Clark 756 . Ci3 Coles 582 77b' Cumberland 189 191 Clinton 327 , 334...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Ottawa Free Trader — 13 December 1844

THE OTTAWA FREE TRADER lb "JUSTICE AND EQUALITY." THE FBEE TRAWll. Ollatra, III., VrUmj, Deccaulcr 13, 184 Mr. BaaMii's) rlol. Wc deem it our duty lo call public attention to this ichoil. Il lias now born kept about four weeks, Mr. Basset has so f ir even nore lhr.ii verified the expectations of ilio public in fgvd to his ability si teacher, and in addition to tlii, he has, at a great expense, procurcJ on osiislarl whose known competency alum should b? a sufficient recommendation for the n hoo', a,d jet, wo ore grieved lo learn, the support il has rccriv..1 I- 4 MnMn ll.at unload nn,-:li'v i or r si-i! IU 1 3 " IUl.,11' l'M . . - I .' the srhnnl must close, MU.ill this bo pirniitledl j Lvcry one acknowledges thai the echo , is great-j ly needed; that we can. if wo wi.l. j;hc il an uinple bupport, and that il mut lie ket up; hut so alow arc our people in moving, tliat beline they are waked up, we shall probably have lost the very school we have frit the want of for year, and we may b...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Ottawa Free Trader — 13 December 1844

Marriage anions: the Communitists In a late number of the Skeneatelas Communitist, the following marriage notice appears : Community TtACK, Oct. 23. Married. We, the undersigned, acknowledging neither the authority of the church or State officers, or any other power above or beyond ourselves, as essential to this act, have, by mutual agreement, united in this relation, and do now regard ourselves as husband and wife. , James Smith, Mary L. Ronnix. Supply of rotators from abroad.: The crop of potatoes having failed in the United Slates, from disease, we are about lo bo supplied wiih that article from abroad. The packet ship Siddnns, at New York, brought over one hundred tons of potatoes, and other ships on ihr .way and loading will bring huge quantities. treaty toilh China. Advices by the Britannia announce, that the American Ambassador, Mr. dishing, had negotiated a treaty with China on the same terms as that concluded 'by Sii Henry Potiinger. It is added, that a tlight concession w...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Ottawa Free Trader — 13 December 1844

T II E O T'T AW A F It E E T It A 1) E R. XHE FllEi: TJ1ADEU. joa.v DISE WILLIAM oshaj, Ltsalle street, one (Ivor from the north-west corner of the Public Sjuare. Tiaxi : Two dollars per an ivim, if paid in advance Two ddturs and fifty cents if paid within six mint hi and Hirer doliirs ifdt lnycd until the end of I he yar. Adoertistmtnts inserted til ? 1 per uptaitfir tin fir.it inierlion, and 25 rent fur em it subinpind mer101. A liberal discount made to those who uJaerlhe by the year. Cj-.Vi subscribers taken f r a nhtrlir period lit in six months. - fXyS . p iper dixcvitlnned until nil urriurugis arc paid, unless at the option ij the editor. rjAll eo nn'tnlc.iiti 'in", l insuir. utlinlimimust come fixe of postage. ltm.uss cuius. Tiik.jriili.LK i. mi Kl.t, oiumii.k k. nsiim, Dickey A: Fisher, Attorneys an l Counsellors til Law, OTTAWA, ills. OflloO on tlio cast if the Public Square, between the M imi n Homo and City II. icj, in ri,?ri.:in formerly orcupioJ us a law olliie by Messr...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Ottawa Free Trader — 20 December 1844

THE OT TAWA FREE TRADER; TWO DOLLARS PER ANNUM, PAYABLE IN ADVANCE. VOL. V. NO. 27. P,Y I11SR & OS MAN. OTTAWA, ILLINOIS, FlilDAY, DECEMBER. 20, 131-t. 1 a. . "v lKlMHVrS IIIAiK. To the Stn-tteani! limine of Itrprrseiitatires of the United Stuti a : We have eint!imi'il came fir rxpros'ii? our 1,'r.itituilo to tliu Supreme Kulerof the Universe fur Ihe benefits eiul IiIcss'hijm which our country under his kind Providence, b enjoyed ilurine; thi' prist vcur. .Notwithstanding tin) ccitiiit scenes thronirh which we have, pa-ned, nothing lias occurred to disturb the jrent -ml peace, or to ilcrungc the heriuonv of our political sy-teni. '.I'lie jrreitt moral speetacle hi'M lieen exhibit 'il of u uali"Spro.-iiiilins in nuuiber to J;i,ilini,ll0 of icopeJHiiviii'; performed tlio h'mh und iiuportunt function of ulertinir their Chief Alugii-trate for the term of f :iir year.', willcmt the coimiiise.ion of nnv lie'.. of violence, or the muni festal ion ol"a spirit of iiisu')or:linati...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Ottawa Free Trader — 20 December 1844

THE OTTAWA FREE TRADER. out a wise ami prudent forecast admonishes us to place beyond the reach of con tingency the public credit. It must also be a mailer of unmingled gratification, that, under the existing fi nancial system resting upon the act of no j, ann tne resolution or 181 o Hie currency of the country lias attained a state of perfect soundness ; and the rates of exchange between different par's of the Union, which, in 1811, denoted, by their enormous amount, the great depreciation, iinJ irj fjrt wordlessness of the currency in most of the Slates are now reduced to imlc more than the mere expense of transporting specie from place to place, and the risk incidental to the operation I arts of civilized life; and, through ihc In a new country like that of the United j operaii.m of the schools established anions Slates where so tinny inducements are them, aided by the florin of the piour held out for speculation the depositories j men of various denominations nh.i deoftlic surpl...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Ottawa Free Trader — 20 December 1844

THE OTTAWA FREE TRADER. extent of legislation from morning to night. What will be popular, what will secure votes, what will re-elect me These are the only questions that members ever think of, let the subject le what it may. They will spend their time in talking about retrenchment and reform ; stay here three months where twu would do as well ; talk about reducing the pay of membeis to $2,00 per diem, and thon agree at tho end of the session, that the ayes and noes shall not be called, and vote their pay $4,00 er. diem; pass windy resolutions, m:ike vapouring speeches, and call upon the public officers to furnish information that they dont know how to apply when they get it. To cap the climax of their absurdity, the senate passed a resolution, 23 to 11, requesting the governor, and supreme judges to remit to the Male 25 per j rent, of tht-ir subiriri;. ax if like nilifwl kuiii iihuv paid to the gov. was more than is retired to sup-! pcculaiive history ; and the conclusion port hims...

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