meat_love (meat_love) wrote,

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Early meat

In my never-ending research I came by an interesting notation in a letter dated September 113, 1802, from William Shippin to Bell. I think that it is a terrific example of the sort of place meat had in social interaction at the time:

“…cant you make it convenient to call here as you return & eat a bit of beef with me?”

And I say to all of you who are ‘round my house:

I would love for you to call here and please sit and have a fine dinner of beef with me.
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