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Wells and Fargo

By History.com


On this day in 1852, in New York City, Henry Wells and William G. Fargo join with several other investors to launch their namesake business. 376 more words


March 3, 1852


March 3  Wednesday  Last night the finishing shops

were burned to the ground by Quinns letting 

his lantern fall into the varnish  Oakes came… 342 more words

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February 29, 1852

Feb 29

1852 Sunday  It was quite windy and mother

was unable to attend meeting all day so

I staid at home with her this morning. 467 more words

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The History of Henry Esmond (William Makepeace Thackery, 1852)

An historical fiction set against the backdrop of the Restoration, beginning with the fictional Henry Esmond’s birth after the death of Oliver Cromwell, and ending with his failed attempt to install James III on the English throne at Queen Anne’s demise. 282 more words

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February 11, 1852

Feb 11th Wednesday  Returned from Boston to night very

much fatigued  It has rained poringly all

day and I was out shopping and most horrible… 268 more words

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February 5, 1852

Jenny Lind 

(1820- 1887)

Thursday  Feb 5th  Have not been very well to day after being

out last evening.  Have put a new bosom into… 287 more words

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January 1, 1852

The Four Seasons, from Godey’s Lady’s Book, 1851


Jan 1st Thursday.  It being very stormy last night Alson &

wife came home with us from Olivers & spent the night… 266 more words

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