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Andy Leonard, a great Irish lad, plays for the Boston Red Caps (1876 - 1878)

Andrew (Andy) Jackson Leonard was born on Monday, June 1, 1846, in County Cavan, Ireland. Leonard was 29 years old when he broke into the big leagues on April 22, 1876, with the Boston Red Caps and played 3 seasons with them. 214 more words

Boston Red Caps (1876 - 1882)

Penny For Your Thoughts... But Not For Your Tickets

If I Had a Dime for Every Time Someone Threatened This.

Take a penny, leave a penny. But don’t leave the equivalent of your ticket or fine, because there’s no obligation for the entity to accept it as payment. 299 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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Cynthia Rowley 1873

The Cynthia Rowley 1873 was one of my target makes for June.  I set up a little Facebook group for a few other bloggers who also wanted to sew this garment and it was great to sew along with them.   509 more words


The Troublesome Dress, or Cynthia Rowley 1873

Honestly, the number of things that went wrong whilst making this dress, urgh! Originally I was going to write about them all in detail, but who wants to read about problems? 836 more words


Cynthia Rowley 1873 - Sew Along With Me!

I posted this pattern earlier in the week as one of my goals to make within June.  Camilla suggested a sew along and Katy expressed that she would like to join in too!   212 more words