Sunday, September 11, 2016

Insect Caught

            A full sized locust has been caught on the Northampton race course. It is supposed to have arrived in an embryo state in the root of some foreign plant.


[North Carolina Argus (Wadesboro, NC) 2 Mar 1850]


Cicada Mania
http://www.cicadamania.com/cicadas/when-is-a-locust-not-a-locust/





[The Granville Whig (Oxford, NC) 26 June 1850]


Friday, September 9, 2016


[News and Observer (Raleigh, NC) 1 Feb  1883]


Digital Commonwealth, Massachusetts Collections Online
https://www.digitalcommonwealth.org/search/commonwealth:h415pf673