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The Descendants of Governor Thomas Welles of Connecticut and his Wife Alice Tomes, Combined Index By Kathryn Smith Black
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In the early seventeenth century, Hartford, Wethersfield, and Windsor were established along the Connecticut River. Dynamic Puritan churches were the center of these towns. The seventeenth and... More > eighteenth centuries saw the colony’s expansion as the population expanded to more towns along the river and to towns inland. Welles and his descendants played parts in two wars with Native American tribes, received a new colonial charter in 1662 from King Charles II and then protected it from an English governor in 1682, engaged in lively trade with England and the Caribbean, and fought in the French and Indian War. A few participated in the Revolutionary War. They were among the founders of Yale and Williams colleges and served as farmers, legislators, judges, ministers, generals, sea captains, and homemakers. They fought as officers and privates in the Revolution, the War of 1812, and the Civil War. This cross index features every name in volumes 1, 2A, 2B, 3A, 3B, and 3C.< Less
Basket Making By Jamister Manalu Godin
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A 32,156-Word Course On Basket-Making in a Fully-Illustrated Ebook That Will Show You How To Create Beautiful Baskets From Rush, Raffia and Rattan (Includes 44 Projects) Learn the The A-Z of the... More > Ancient Craft that brings The Ultimate Enjoyment for All Ages! THE twisting and weaving of Nature's materials, grasses, twigs, rushes and vines, into useful and beautiful forms seems almost instinctive in man. Perhaps it came to him as the nest-weaving instinct comes to birds—for at first he used it as they do, in the building of his house. Later, shields and boats were formed of wicker work, but how long ago the first basket was made no one is wise enough to tell us. Today Indian tribes in South America weave baskets from their native palms, South Africans use reeds and roots, while the Chinese and Japanese are wonderful workmen in this as in other arts and industries; but basketry has come down to us more directly through the American Indian.< Less
BOTH TIMES IN BLOOD By Lynn Capehart
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This edgy novel is the first book in the Darsey Rainbow Series, a new Action-Adventure Trilogy. Darsey thinks she has problems when she quits her job at Bodyguards, Inc. and has another spat with... More > former lover, Det. Paris, but she discovers real trouble when Cash Hanley is shot. Though Darsey is African-American and Cash white, Cash raised Darsey after her parents were killed. While trying to solve the mystery surrounding the shooting, Darsey is abducted to the exotic Mediterranean and seduced by Mr. Yulé, a handsome but dangerous criminal. She also meets Dr. Gho, a corrupt Maltese politician and sexual deviant, and the feuding Kuchani Indian Tribe, and is drawn into their struggle to exploit a gaming fortune. She finds what she is searching for and ends the romantic triangle, choosing between good and evil, and learns the irony that the line between the two is not always a bright one. She also uncovers three secrets from her past that change her forever and set her on a new quest.< Less
BOTH TIMES IN BLOOD By Lynn Capehart
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This edgy novel is the first book in the Darsey Rainbow Series, a new Action-Adventure Trilogy. Darsey thinks she has problems when she quits her job at Bodyguards, Inc. and has another spat with... More > former lover, Det. Paris, but she discovers real trouble when Cash Hanley is shot. Though Darsey is African-American and Cash white, Cash raised Darsey after her parents were killed. While trying to solve the mystery surrounding the shooting, Darsey is abducted to the exotic Mediterranean and seduced by Mr. Yulé, a handsome but dangerous criminal. She also meets Dr. Gho, a corrupt Maltese politician and sexual deviant, and the feuding Kuchani Indian Tribe, and is drawn into their struggle to exploit a gaming fortune. She finds what she is searching for and ends the romantic triangle, choosing between good and evil, and learns the irony that the line between the two is not always a bright one. She also uncovers three secrets from her past that change her forever and set her on a new quest.< Less
BOTH TIMES IN BLOOD By Lynn Capehart
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This edgy novel is the first book in the Darsey Rainbow Series, a new Action-Adventure Trilogy. Darsey thinks she has problems when she quits her job at Bodyguards, Inc. and has another spat with... More > former lover, Det. Paris, but she discovers real trouble when Cash Hanley is shot. Though Darsey is African-American and Cash white, Cash raised Darsey after her parents were killed. While trying to solve the mystery surrounding the shooting, Darsey is abducted to the exotic Mediterranean and seduced by Mr. Yulé, a handsome but dangerous criminal. She also meets Dr. Gho, a corrupt Maltese politician and sexual deviant, and the feuding Kuchani Indian Tribe, and is drawn into their struggle to exploit a gaming fortune. She finds what she is searching for and ends the romantic triangle, choosing between good and evil, and learns the irony that the line between the two is not always a bright one. She also uncovers three secrets from her past that change her forever and set her on a new quest.< Less
That Girl Montana By Marah Ellis Ryan
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That Girl Montana is an extant 1921 American silent western film starring Blanche Sweet and distributed by Pathé Exchange. Jesse D. Hampton produced and Robert Thornby directed. The film is... More > based on a 1901 novel, That Girl Montana, by Marah Ellis Ryan. This is one of Sweet's few 1920s silent films to survive and is available in the DVD format.As summarized in a film publication, Montana Rivers (Sweet) finally escapes her father who had forced her to wear men's clothing and help in robbing and cheating. She is taken in by friendly Indians and stays at their camp. Later, Akkomi (Edler), chief of the tribe, asks his friend Dan Overton to take the girl as it is not good for her to remain in the camp. Dan provides for "Tana" and falls in love with her but, because of her past, she keeps him at a distance. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/That_Girl_Montana Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book.< Less
BOTH TIMES IN BLOOD By Lynn Capehart
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This edgy novel is the first book in the Darsey Rainbow Series, a new Action-Adventure Trilogy. Darsey thinks she has problems when she quits her job at Bodyguards, Inc. and has another spat with... More > former lover, Det. Paris, but she discovers real trouble when Cash Hanley is shot. Though Darsey is African-American and Cash white, Cash raised Darsey after her parents were killed. While trying to solve the mystery surrounding the shooting, Darsey is abducted to the exotic Mediterranean and seduced by Mr. Yulé, a handsome but dangerous criminal. She also meets Dr. Gho, a corrupt Maltese politician and sexual deviant, and the feuding Kuchani Indian Tribe, and is drawn into their struggle to exploit a gaming fortune. She finds what she is searching for and ends the romantic triangle, choosing between good and evil, and learns the irony that the line between the two is not always a bright one. She also uncovers three secrets from her past that change her forever and set her on a new quest.< Less

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