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Mongo Only Pawn. In Game Of Life.

Mongo Only Pawn. In Game Of Life.

Oops… no sorry, not that kind of pawn. Stamped pawn tickets from the Civil War era are extremely rare; only a handful are known to exist. Why is that? Well, simply put: nobody saved them… there was no reason to. Once a pawn loan was repaid or the decision made to give up the pawned items, there was no longer a reason to keep a pawn ticket. Stamped legal and financial transaction documents, on the other hand, were retained by…

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