Buggs

This fragment is an advertisment for the equivalent of the modern day environmental health department. A man who, for a small charge, will advise on the removal of bugs from home and possessions; an early modern pest controller.

In Black-Fryers, at the End of the Paved Alley, near Bridewel-Bridge, at theGreen Ball and Half Moon, liveth R.C  Enquire at the Red Lion, next the bottom of the Steps.

Who will give to all People a Secret how they may utterly destroy Buggs, without damage to their Goods at reasonable rates, do as you are Taught, and if any be doubtful of the truth of it, they may have full satisfaction of them that have experienced it. Let it be what Furniture it will, as Cloth of Gold or Silver, &c. It shall be no way hurtful to the body. Here you may have a secret to keep your Houses from Buggs, and your Children after you for evermore, with little Charge.

His Hours are from 2 in the Afternoon till night.

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