Gambling:

"Simon and Bill Playing "Mumble the Peg." from New York Spirit of the Times, 15.4 (22 March 1845): 1. Image accompanies "Simon Plays the 'Snatch' Game," anthologized in Cohen, Hennig and Dillingham, William B., eds. Humor of the Old Southwest. 3rd ed. Athens, GA: U of Georgia P, 1994.View larger version (300 dpi, suitable to download & print).

Anon."Backing Out a Stranger; Or, The Tennessee Jockies Badly Sold." Southern and Southwestern Sketches: Fun, Sentiment, and Adventure. Edited by a Gentleman of Richmond. Richmond: J.W. Randolph, n.d. 159-165.

Anon. "The Way 'Lige' Shaddock 'Scared Up a Jack.' " New York Spirit of the Times 15.1 (1 March 1845): 4.

"Banjo." "Playing the Advantages." New York Spirit of the Times 15.49 (31 January 1846): 575.

"Broomstraw." "How Sam Collins Got Broke Playing Agin a Hand Organ." New York Spirit of the Times 30.2 (18 February 1860): 21.

Hooper, Johnson Jones. "A Scrap From the Author of 'Simon Suggs.' " New York Spirit of the Times 15.18 (28 June 1845): 201.

"Mr. Snooks." "A Quarter Race." New York Spirit of the Times 6.21 (9 July 1836): 162.

"A Pea Ridger." "Sketches of the Olden Time." New York Spirit of the Times 10.1 (7 March 1840): 8.

Smith, Sol. "Speculation in Whiskers; or, Shaving in a Broker's Office." Southern and Southwestern Sketches: Fun, Sentiment, and Adventure. Edited by a Gentleman of Richmond. Richmond: J.W. Randolph, n.d. 42-46.

"The Young 'Un." "A Game at 'Seven Up.' " New York Spirit of the Times 15.24 (9 August 1845): 273.

Webber, Frank. "A Saw Log Blind; or, Poker Out West." Southern and Southwestern Sketches: Fun, Sentiment, and Adventure. Edited by a Gentleman of Richmond. Richmond: J.W. Randolph, n.d. 54-67.