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Carson City Past Pages for Sunday, Aug. 18, 2013

140 years ago Eccentric. Captain Dick, so well known to travelers around the Lake for his good qualities as an old tar, as well for his eccentricities and untutored wit, has been pondering lately on his latter end; and in anticipation of the mortal shuffling off has prepared his epitaph and a very remarkable resting place for his bones. There is an island in Emerald Bay which is very steep. On top of this hill is a natural tomb. His epitaph is as follows: Whether seaman or not For one moment avant; Poor Dick’s mizzen topsail Is nailed to the …

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