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I rather liked the image the following conjures up; it reminds me of the Land Army. :)

From The Times, of August 22, 1803:

" .... Lady Jerningham, of Cossey, in the County of Norfolk, has proposed to raise and command a corps of 600 Females, for the purpose of driving away the cattle from the sea coast, in case of an invasion ....."



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I liked this snippet from The Times dated January 14th, 1804:

".... The country girls along the Eastern Coasts of Scotland have declared their sentiments, una voce, upon the threatened invasion from the Dutch ports, and they fear not the results, being confident of the superior merit of a Leith or Berwick Smack to a Dutch Buss. ....."

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