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Landholders & Stock Returns 1885

WINDSOR DISTRICT 
Alphabetical Return of the Several Holdings in the Colony, together with the acreage and the number of Horses, Cattle and Sheep thereon 1st January 1885. 376 more words

Sackville Reach

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In late May, patients will move ceremoniously from University Medical Center Brackenridge across East 15th street — most likely through the new skywalk over the road — to the state-of-the-science  380 more words

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LAUNCH OF MOTHER LODE ON TWITTER!

My launch on Twitter,  for MOTHER LODE,which my publicist is handling will begin this Wednesday, April 26th. It will run for six days, with a lot of neat images/texts to see. 33 more words

Historical Fiction

On this day: the Oklahoma Land Rush of 1889

Read about the Land Rush in Oklahoma that took place on the 22nd of April, 1889 HERE.

History

Lit rec #141: "If you tell the truth, you don't have to remember anything." (1884)

The first American work in vernacular. Set aside the PC debate and read it for what it is, a good yarn. HUCKLEBERRY FINN by Mark Twain.

On this day: Hot Cross Buns for Easter

This advertisement featured in the 19th century Hawaiian newspaper The Daily Bulletin on the 9th of April, 1884. It is promoting hot cross buns for Good Friday two days later, at a price of 50 cents per dozen.

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