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Gambling in 1777

The Jas Townsend & Son company has been putting out a lot of videos of interest to historical reenactors. They recently did this short one on gaming/gambling in Colonial America. They mention Backgammon and here is one of the quotes … Continue reading

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What’s a Groom Porter?

What does that term mean  “Groomporter?” Since we’re in the business of researching and selling games of the past I started using Groomporter many years ago as an online nickname especially on history-related internet forums. For my first full episode I explain the term’s … Continue reading

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