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Larry Purtell
Little Meadows PA USA
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1-27-1863
1/27/2024 4:13:04 AM
From the Hartford Courant. Hartford Connecticut. January 27, 1863.


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Michigan Dave
Muskegon MI USA
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1/27/2024 2:06:48 PM
Hi Larry,

This author doesn't think much of fighting Joe Hooker!? ☺

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Phil Andrade
London  UK
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1-27-1863
1/28/2024 10:18:09 AM
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Hi Larry,

This author doesn't think much of fighting Joe Hooker!? ☺

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Dave,

How so ? My interpretation differs from yours !

Regards, Phil
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Michigan Dave
Muskegon MI USA
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1/28/2024 10:49:36 AM
Hi Phil,

I was just being sarcastic!!! ☺

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Phil Andrade
London  UK
Posts: 6513
Joined: 2004
1-27-1863
1/28/2024 1:57:06 PM
Forgive me, Dave !

My sense of humour is fading and I obviously take things too literally !

It was quite a carefully pitched praise of Hooker, wasn’t it ?

You sense that the writers are hedging their bets.

Regards, Phil
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