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Hadji in Syria: Or, Three Years in Jerusalem

Sarah Barclay Johnson, Hadji in Syria: Or, Three Years in Jerusalem. Philadelphia: James Challen & Sons. 1860.

By Louis Eyerman

The Author and Her Family… 2,206 more words


June 1 in San Antonio history...

 Robert E. Lee is counted in the 1860 Federal census, living at Ladreska Phillips‘s boarding house here (right).

The Smith-Young Tower is completed at a cost of $3 million.   62 more words


Learn Something New Every Day!

Hmmm… Well….

I’ve learned something new in the past few days… so it can’t all be bad. :)

TAKE-HOME LESSON NUMBER ONE: Use only ONE year for all ‘first’ copyrights for a book. 348 more words

Jenny: one of the poem's buried with Elizabeth Siddal and exhumed by Dante Gabriel Rosetti

“Vengeance of Jenny’s case! Fie on her! Never name her, child!”—Mrs. Quickly

Lazy laughing languid Jenny,

Fond of a kiss and fond of a guinea, 2,614 more words

Matchday 32: FC Sankt Pauli - 1860 München 0-2

That’s a joke, right?

Unfortunately not…that was a black Friday indeed. I mean, on one side, you got the fuckin clergy with their stupid doctrines about a bearded hippie that died upon a cross and got resurrected and blah blah blah…you got them all Friday long insulting your intelligence by waving around a wooden effigy of a tomb crying about how their savior died…..Anyway you get the point. 779 more words

St. Pauli

Making a Pink Sateen Ball Gown, 1860's Inspired, Part One

Today i’m blogging about another bodice that I have in progress. This one is based on one of my favorite 19th century dresses, which was worn by Countess Anna von Hallwyl in 1865. 1,766 more words

The Making Of