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Today in History, February 13: 1822 – Missouri Lt. Governor William Ashley, already an enterprising entrepreneur in the gunpowder business, posts an advertisement in the Missouri Gazette and Public Advisor seeking 100 men to volunteer for an expedition up the Missouri River as fur trappers. 168 more words

Twas the Night Before Christmas

“Twas the Night before Christmas”, also known as “A Visit from St Nicholas” was written in 1822 by Clement Clarke Moore and was originally written for his family (supposedly on Christmas Eve, but this may have just been part of a marketing strategy from the publishers). 31 more words

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On this Day in History

On this Day in History in 1822: First eruption of Galunggung (Java) sends boiling sludge into valley.

London Newspaper 1822

Here is an article from London, England in 1822 describing the unfortunate death of a boy 11-12 years of age. Who drowned going through the ice fetching his bung to play hockey with. 37 more words

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Are Moore Heads Rolling, Besides Hillary's? DNC, RNC, Election Decode-Law 414

Published on Jul 25, 2016

What started out as a “Moore” tongue & cheek election decode has turned into much “Moore” then I was expecting. Please do not miss the bombshell at the end on public law 414 and the election date. 33 more words


Discovery in the Fishmarket- George Petrie

William Stokes in his book The Life and Labours in Art and Archeology of George Petrie (Cambridge Library 1896)¬†recalls¬†George Petrie’s ¬†discovery of an inscription at the base of what became the High Cross of Tuam, with a little help from a polite passerby; 416 more words

An Englishman Traveling in France in 1822 | Geri Walton

It was common for the English to travel to France. One nineteenth century English traveler kept detailed notes about his 1822 trip and experiences as he traveled from Calais to Paris, France. 70 more words

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