Excursion Intelligence

Excursion Intelligence. Matt Morgan. Fun (24 September 1864): 14. Signed with monogram “MM?”. Courtesy of the Suzy Covey Comic Book Collection in the George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida. [Click on image to enlarge it.]

Gushing Excursionist: — “Shake hands, my dear Sir, shake hands.”

Shocking Old Snob: — “Shake hands, Sir, what for?”

G. E.: — “Why, Sir, I’ll tell you what for. You are he first man I’ve seen to-day who hasn’t asked me for a ticket. That’s what for, Sir.”

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Last modified 23 February 2016