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“Blow Up With the Brig!” (1859) by Wilkie Collins


Tense race against time for an Englishman on a brig loaded with gunpowder during the Spanish-American war.

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February 1 in San Antonio history...

World War I – 1915
The batteries protecting Dover, England opened up tonight against what is believed to be another German raid but it is unknown whether the raiders were approaching by zeppelin or submarine. 25 more words


Warren Snow letter to Brigham Young, February 1859

One of my main purposes in creating this blog was to figure out why Clapp was excommunicated. All of the sources I read said it was due to some “difficulty with Bishop Warren Snow” but no other details. 1,077 more words

Benjamin Lynn Clapp