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Emma Illustrated By Jane Austen
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Emma, by Jane Austen, is a novel about youthful hubris and the perils of misconstrued romance. The story takes place in the fictional village of Highbury and the surrounding estates of Hartfield,... More > Randalls, and Donwell Abbey and involves the relationships among individuals in those locations consisting of "3 or 4 families in a country village".[2] The novel was first published in December 1815 while the author was alive, with its title page listing a publication date of 1816. As in her other novels, Austen explores the concerns and difficulties of genteel women living in Georgian–Regency England; she also creates a lively comedy of manners among her characters and depicts issues of marriage, gender, age, and social status. Before she began the novel, Austen wrote, "I am going to take a heroine whom no one but myself will much like."[3] In the first sentence, she introduces the title character as "Emma Woodhouse, handsome, clever, and rich."[4] Emma is spoiled, headstrong, and self-satisfied.< Less
Johann Samuel Koenig By Sam Koenig
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Samuel was born illegitimate in Mehlis, Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, Germany in 1815 to a mother from a family of gunsmiths extending back to the 16th century. It was a time of increasing inflation,... More > joblessnes and famine. Even after his mother married before his 10th birthday, Samuel's lot in life did not improve much. Like his family before him, he learned the gunsmithing and engraving trade before setting out on his journeyman travels that extended all the way to St. Petersburg. On returning home he married, had children and like others, struggled to get by. His town of Zella was so poor the town council made the decision to "forcibly" emigrate some of the poorer citizens to America in order to relieve the strain on the town budget. Samuel jumped at the chance to leave Germany with his family at the state's expense. The family arrived in Baltimore December 23, 1854 eventually moving to Hartford, Connecticut where Samuel worked for the Colt Armory before his untimely death at age 48.< Less
The Furnace Group - Hopewell Furnace National Historic Site Elverson, Pennsylvania (Historic Structure Report) By National Park Service
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Hopewell Furnace is a charcoal- fueled, cold- blast furnace that was originally constructed by Ironmaster Mark Bird in 1770- 71. Cast iron produced at Hopewell was molded as cannon and shot for use... More > during the American Revolution. The furnace was also known for its stoves, the earliest surviving model dated 1772.1 Financial difficulties caused Bird and his partner to lose the furnace to a creditor in 1786, and the property passed through several owners between 1786 and 1800. Stability was finally established in 1800, when the furnace was purchased by a partnership of the Buckley and Brooke families. However, legal disputes resulted in the furnace being out of blast from 1808 to 1815, followed by extensive repairs to the works in 1816. Products of the furnace from 1800 to 1845 were pig iron, stove plates, and mixed castings. After 1845, production shifted to pig iron, plus small amounts of mixed castings. Improvements made in the 1880s included repair and rebuilding of the charcoal house and shed...< Less
The Queen's Daughters in India By Katharine C. (Katharine Caroline) Bushnell
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Josephine Elizabeth Butler (née Grey) (13 April 1828... More > – 30 December 1906) was a Victorian era British feminist and social reformer who was especially concerned with the welfare of prostitutes. She was deeply Christian, as was her husband, a university teacher and Anglican clergyman. Along with other charity efforts, she led the long campaign for the repeal of the Contagious Diseases Acts both in Britain and internationally from 1869 to 1886 because the acts harmed and unfairly imprisoned young women who were suspected of being prostitutes.Josephine Elizabeth Grey was born at Milfield House, Milfield, Northumberland and was the seventh child of John Grey (1785–1868, b. Milfield, Northumberland) and Hannah Eliza Annett (b. 1792, Alnwick, d. 15 May 1860). The couple married in 1815. Excerpt from:< Less
Chattanooga and Chickamauga Reprint of Gen. H. V. Boynton's letters to the Cincinnati Commercial Gazette, August, 1888. By Henry V. (Henry Van) Boynton
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Henry Boynton Smith (November 21, 1815 - February 7, 1877),... More > United States theologian, was born in Portland, Maine.He graduated at Bowdoin College in 1834; studied theology at Andover, where his health failed, at Bangor, and, after a year (1836-1837) as librarian and tutor in Greek at Bowdoin, in Germany at Halle, where he became personally intimate with Tholuck and Ulrici, and in Berlin, under Neander and Hengstenberg.He returned to America in 1840, was a tutor for a few months (1840-1841) at Bowdoin, and in 1842, shut out from any better place by distrust of his German training and by his frank opposition to Unitarianism, he became pastor of the Congregational Church of West Amesbury (now Merrimac), Massachusetts. Excerpt from:< Less
King Eric and the Outlaws, Vol. 1 or, the Throne, the Church, and the People in the Thirteenth Century. By Bernhard Severin Ingemann
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Bernhard Severin Ingemann (28 May 1789 – 24 February 1862)... More > was a Danish novelist and poet.Ingemann was born in Torkilstrup, on the island of Falster, Denmark. The son of a vicar, he was left fatherless in his youth. While a student at the University of Copenhagen he published his first collection of poems (1811; vol. ii., 1812), which show great influence of German romanticism. Critics describe their sickly sentimentality as reflecting the unhealthy condition of the poet's body and mind at this time. These works were followed by a long allegorical poem, De sorte Riddere (The Black Knights, 1814), which closed his first period.Then followed six plays, of which the best is considered to be Reinald Underbarnet (The Miraculous Child Reinald, 1816), and the most popular, Blanca, (1815). Excerpt from:< Less
Travelling Sketches By Anthony Trollope
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Anthony Trollope (/ˈtrɒləp/; 24 April 1815 –... More > 6 December 1882) was one of the most successful, prolific and respected English novelists of the Victorian era. Among his best-loved works is a series of novels collectively known as the Chronicles of Barsetshire, which revolves around the imaginary county of Barsetshire. He also wrote perceptive novels on political, social, and gender issues, and on other topical matters.Trollope's literary reputation dipped somewhat during the last years of his life, but he regained the esteem of critics by the mid-twentieth century.Thomas Anthony Trollope, Anthony's father, was a barrister. Though a clever and well-educated man and a Fellow of New College, Oxford, he failed at the bar due to his bad temper. Excerpt from:< Less
Boulder Genealogical Society Quarterly 1978 Edition By Boulder Genealogical Society
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Vol 10, No 1, Feb 1978; Records at Boulder County Courthouse; Trinity Lutheran Church: Baptisms to 1910; Boulder City Directory, 1896; American Revolutionary Soldiers; Early... More > Settlers–MontgomeryAutobiography of George R. Hopper (1845-1930); Vol 10, No 2, May 1978; How To Arrange Genealogical Material; Boulder Cty School Dist 2, 1888-1891; Early Settlers–Fairhurst; Hopper Family Record; William Davis Bible, 1770-1836; Vol 10, No 3, Aug 1978; Moolick, from Ireland to Nebraska; Richard Belden – 1591-1655; Family Bible of William Trafton; Autobiography of J. F. Gagan; Keepsake Scripture Textbook of Elizabeth Davidson Finney Vol 10, No 4, Nov 1978; Excerpts Boulder County School District No. 2 Meetings; Robert Chapman, 1616-1687; Thomas Wells White, 1739-1815; Chesley Glover, 1761-1829; Charles P. Waldron, Civil War Record; Solon Marks, Surgeon, 1827-1914; John T. Hudson; Adams Family Bible Record< Less
Wake Treasures, Vol 18, Issue No 1 By Wake County Genealogical Society
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Wake Treasures, Vol XVIII, Issue No 1 (Winter/Spring 2008). Wake Treasures is the bi-annual Journal of the Wake County Genealogical Society. Issue contents are: Wills Are Found in County Records,... More > Right? + Statewide Name Lists of the Civil War Era, 1861-1869 Part 8: North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, and Oregon + Courthouse Records + Aycock-Rowland Data + Rowland and Aycock Cemetery – Updated 2007 + Heart of Apex Swept by Fire + Profile of John Hinton + Wake County Court Papers (found at UNC-CH, Willis G. Briggs Collection #3077) + Officials of Wake County, 1771 through 1870s + Wake County Deed Book R (pgs 240-250) + Wake County Divorce Records 1831-1910 (Snipes to Strickland) + Direct Tax of 1815 and 1816 + Passport for William Jones + Early History of Johnston County + NC Yearbook – 1911 + Full Name Index< Less
A Colonial Portrait: The Halifax Diaries of Lady Sherbrooke 1811-1816 By G. Brenton Haliburton
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The Halifax diaries (1811-1816) of Lady Sherbrooke, wife of Nova Scotia Lieutenant Governor Sir John Coape Sherbrooke, appear in print for the first time to mark the 200th anniversary of the... More > Sherbrooke’s arrival in Halifax. Lady Sherbrooke, the daughter of a clergyman, was a well-educated young English woman. Her diaries chronicle the social and cultural life of colonial Halifax, and ordinary events such as births, marriages, birthdays, and deaths. The diaries also record events of the 1812-1815 war between Britain and the United States. The 224-page volume includes a Foreword by The Honourable Mayann E. Francis, Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia. Editor G. Brenton Haliburton’s introduction and his annotations to the diary entries provide historical detail about the events and people mentioned in the diaries. Articles and clippings from Halifax’s newspapers of the day give readers a feeling for life in early 19th century Halifax. The book also includes maps and a detailed index.< Less

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