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Long Service

Recently tributes have been paid to one of the School’s long-serving housemistresses who had died aged 90. But she was by no means the first member of staff to have a long working association with the School. 1,082 more words


Historic Autograph letter 1852, Daniel Webster, Bert Sugar Collection

Historic Autograph letter 1852, Daniel Webster, Bert Sugar Collection
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The Haunted House that wasn’t – Richmond Dispatch staff and their own “In Search Of” (1852)

Why not? It’s October, after all…

I’m not quite sure if both James A. Corwardin (Proprietor of the Daily Dispatch) and Hugh R. Pleasants (Editor) took part, but, in September 1852, some of the staff (apparently) of the… 806 more words

Visualizing History

Image from page 206 of "Transactions" (1852)

Some cool mechanical engineering china images:

Image from page 206 of “Transactions” (1852)

Image by Web Archive Book Pictures
Identifier: transactions51nort
Title: Transactions
Year: 1852… 861 more words

"What to the Slave is 4th of July?":Frederick Douglass' Historic Speech

Source: http://www.democracynow.org/2016/7/4/what_to_the_slave_is_4th

Frederick Douglass, once a slave, became a brilliant and powerful leader of the anti-slavery movement. In 1852, he was asked to speak in celebration of the Fourth of July.

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Some purchases, estate sale of "Sollomon" [Solomon] Maxwell, Perry County, Illinois, 1852

Wm. Guy bought 1 singletree for 45 cents.(A singletree is the wooden or metal bar used to balance the pull of a draft animal (horse, ox, mule) as the animal pulls a vehicle.) 38 more words