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The Greatest Street in the World

The Greatest Street in the World – Stephen Jenkins When all its phases are taken in the aggregate, Broadway holds a position that is unique and pre-eminent among the great avenues of the world. In this book Mr. Jenkins has … Weiterlesen

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The Story of the Bronx

The Story of the Bronx – Stephen Jenkins The romantic history of the northern section of Greater New York from the days of Jonas Bronk, after whom the Bronx was named, through the centuries crowded with events that have issued … Weiterlesen

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The Old Boston Post Road

The Old Boston Post Road – Stephen Jenkins Stephen Jenkins has chosen for the subject of this volume the oldest and most northerly of the post roads: that over which the first postrider went; which echoed to the war-whoop of … Weiterlesen

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Old Boston Days & Ways

Old Boston Days & Ways – Mary Caroline Crawford The famous happenings of an eventful period in Boston’s early history, from the dawn of the Revolution until the town became a city, are here handled with a fresh and vigorous … Weiterlesen

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A history of Lowell, Massachusetts

A history of Lowell, Massachusetts – Charles Cowley Lowell was founded by the ‘Merrimac Manufacturing Company’ in 1822, and named after Francis C. Lowell. The village grew very rapidly from the first. In 1820 it was incorporated as a town … Weiterlesen

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Rambles around Old Boston

Rambles around Old Boston – Edwin Monroe Bacon The author knows his city and loves it, and has a fund of anecdote as well as history up his capacious sleeve. The Boston of which he tells us reaches up to … Weiterlesen

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Old Cambridge

Old Cambridge – Thomas Wentworth Higginson The first of the chapters in the book is an antiquarian chapter; but the „Three Literary Epochs“ of the second chapter — the epoch of the North American Review, that of the Dial, and … Weiterlesen

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The Works of John C. Calhoun Volume 2

The Works of John C. Calhoun Volume 2 -John C. Calhoun John C. Calhoun was the seventh Vice President of the United States from 1825 to 1832. He was a strong defendant of slavery and of Southern values versus Northern … Weiterlesen

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The Works of John C. Calhoun Volume 1

The Works of John C. Calhoun Volume 1 -John C. Calhoun John C. Calhoun was the seventh Vice President of the United States from 1825 to 1832. He was a strong defendant of slavery and of Southern values versus Northern … Weiterlesen

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Young Folks‘ History of Boston

Young Folks‘ History of Boston – Hezekiah Butterworth The purpose of this book is twofold: (1) to furnish a clue to the history of Boston as an individual community that, owing to the force of circumstances and the spirit of … Weiterlesen

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