"Born in the Parlor" [No title given for original]

A householder in a Western village in filling up his census schedule under the column headed, “Where born,” described one of his children as “born in the parlor,” and the other “up stairs.”


Source: New York Spirit of the Times 30.8 (31 March 1860): 87. University of Virginia Alderman Library.

Erin Bartels prepared this typescript.

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