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Court case, Jacob S. Zorger vs. Drury Logan, DeWitt County, Illinois, 1873

Drury Logan, son of Zachariah Logan and Margaret “Peggy” Brown Logan, was involved in a lawsuit in 1871. Two years later, he was a defendant in another suit. 52 more words

Old State Map - Michigan with Portion of Upper Peninsula 1873 - 23 x 36

Old State Map – Michigan with Portion of Upper Peninsula 1873 – 23 x 36
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Old State Map - Michigan with Portion of Upper Peninsula 1873 - 23 x 36

Old State Map – Michigan with Portion of Upper Peninsula 1873 – 23 x 36
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Philipp Spitta Johann Sebastian Bach

Books written in the 19th century, no matter the topic, have a fascinating aura about them which books today have lost to cynicism and practicality.  When you opened one of those old books, you could not be completely sure what you were getting into and there was a sense of adventure and defiance around every corner.  530 more words

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Washington DC

“December 9th, 1873. Reached our Nation’s Capital about daylight and almost the first building we saw was that imposing building itself. Went to J. Gove’s to home while in city. 100 more words

this day in crime history: july 21, 1873

On this date in 1873, a group of western bank robbers known as the James-Younger gang tried their hand at train robbery.  The gang sabotaged the track just outside Adair, IA and waited for the Chicago Rock Island & Pacific train’s approach.  124 more words

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July 3 in San Antonio history...

1873
The old front of San Fernando Cathedral is torn down for renovations.

1949
The Nat “King” Cole Trio plays a concert in the Municipal Auditorium (right). 7 more words

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