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Letter LIII: Saturday, May 25, 1850

InmylastLetterIcommencedanaccountofthestreetperformersand showmen.Therearealargeclassofindividuals,Isaid.whoobtaintheir livingintheopenair.Somesellsomething-othersperformorshow something-othersdosomething(assweepcrossings,deliverbills,hold horses,carryboards,&c.)- andothers,again,mendormakesomethingbywayofgainingasubsistence.TheftrstareHucksters,orstreet tradesmen;thesecondareMountebanks,orstreetperformers;thethird WorkingPedlars,orstreetartisans;andthefourth,streetLabourersor Jobbers.