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Early Settlement along the Des Plaines River

Lake County’s written history began when French traders and missionaries traveling through the region noted the place in their journals. In 1673, Father Jacques Marquette referred to the Des Plaines River as “the river of portage” and wrote of its tendency to flood its banks. 2,187 more words

The Past Is Present

Richard Steele says:

” Reading is to the mind
what exercise is to the body. ” 

A Brief History of Coffee in London

The first coffee house in London was established in St. Michael’s Alley, Cornhill in 1652 by Pasqua Roseé, a man believed to have been born into the Greek community living in Sicily during the early years of the seventeenth century. 419 more words


Introducing the Coffeehouse Club: The Spectator, No. 1 & 2

On 1 March 1711 a new periodical appeared entitled The Spectator, written and edited by Joseph Addison and Richard Steele.

Addison and Steele were aristocrats who in their periodicals wished to comment upon the habits, follies, social… 1,979 more words

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The married state, with and without the affection suitable to it, is the completest image of heaven and hell we are capable of receiving in this life. 7 more words

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Ray Leonard Jr. - Marvin Hagler Jr. Press conference on Thursday, July 7th at Chima Brazilian Steakhouse in Philadelphia; Richard Steele to Attend

Atlantic City, NJ (May 13, 2015) – On Thursday night, July 7, Celebrity Boxing will host a press conference to formally announce a fight 30 years in the making as Ray Leonard Jr. 200 more words

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