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The Book of Nothing By HJ Alden
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Set 250 years in the future, this is the story of John, who has no last name. The book follows him as he embraces homelessness in pursuit of knowledge, chronicling his adventures and his many... More > meetings with fascinating people on his way to a dreadful encounter with the potential to set him free.< Less
Mayflower Descendants and Their Marriages for Two Generations After the Landing By John Tannehill Landis
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This historical publication contains a transcription of the Mayflower Compact, a short history of the Church of the Pilgrim Founders in New England, and the genealogies of 23 Mayflower Passengers,... More > listing each immigrant's children and grandchildren. The Mayflower Passengers included in this text are John Alden, Isaac Allerton, John Billington, William Bradford, William Brewster, Peter Brown, James Chilton, Francis Cook, Edward Doty, Francis Eaton, Edward Fuller, Samuel Fuller, Stephen Hopkins, John Howland, Richard More, Degory Priest, Thomas Rogers, Henry Sampson, George Soule, Myles Standish, Richard Warren, William White, and Edward Winslow.< Less
Pilgrim's Paws By Matt Sorensen
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Pilgrim's Paws is a compilation of Three tales of the Mayflower voyage and the Pilgrim's efforts, against incredible odds, to establish the Plymouth colony in the winter of 1620-1621, and its growth... More > over the next 6 years. The stories are told by three cats; Samantha, ship's cat from Speedwell, Cap'n Pete, ship's cat from Mayflower, and Patch, Priscilla Alden's cat in the Plymouth Colony.< Less
Donehogawa, a Story of Pilgrims and Native Americans By Burr Cook
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A short novel about a small group of men and boys who sail from Plymouth England in the year of 1626 and land near Cape Cod. They are all fleeing from perceived danger and have no plan to return.... More > They meet with adventure among the Pilgrims and the Native Americans of New England.< Less
Midsummer Drive Through the Perenees By EDWIN ASA DIX
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A Midsummer Drive Through the Perenees by EDWIN ASA DIX While at Princeton he was managing editor of The Lit and was awarded the Boudinot Historical Fellowship and other prizes. In 1884 he graduated... More > from Columbia Law School with highest honors, and subsequently admitted to the bar in New York and New Jersey. Dix toured the world from 1890-92. On August 15, 1895, he married Marion Alden Olcott at Cherry Valley, New York. They had no children, and spent much of their married life abroad, wintering in Egypt, Switzerland, and Colorado. He died suddenly in New York City of myocarditis. Dix was an active author of fiction and travel articles in various magazines, as well as travel books, novels, and a history of Samuel de Champlain. He also served as Literary Editor of The Churchman. In addition, he composed "Musical Critic's Dream" which was played extensively by John Philip Sousa's band.< Less
Theodore Robinson: 112 Masterpieces By Maria Tsaneva
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Theodore Robinson was an American artist famous for his Impressionist landscapes. He was one of the first American painters to take up Impressionism in the late 1880s, visiting Giverny and developing... More > a close friendship with Claude Monet. Some of his works are considered masterpieces of American Impressionism.Robinson's art shifted to impressionistic manner due to Monet's influence. At Giverny, Robinson painted what art historians regard as some of his finest works. These depicted the surrounding countryside in different weather, in the plein air tradition, sometimes with women shown in leisurely poses. Back in America, Robinson moved among a growing number of American artists pursuing Impressionism. He was particularly close to John Henry Twachtman and Julian Alden Weir. Robinson painted a series of boat scenes at the Riverside Yacht Club which have come to be regarded as among his finest works.< Less
The Forgotten Chapters: My Journey into the Past By Katherine Dimancescu
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Katherine Dimancescu’s debut narrative offers readers a window into the lives of some of her well-known and also little known maternal ancestors who helped shape the New England communities... More > they called home. Her narrative shares unexpected discoveries that arose when researching her colonial American roots. These discoveries include Mayflower passengers John Alden and his future wife Priscilla Mullins, ancestral homesteads from the 1600s, veterans of The Pequot War (1637) and King Philip’s War (1675-76), slave-owning ancestors in New England, 17th and 18th century diary keepers whose original diaries are in archives, persecuted Quakers including Mrs. Mary (Barrett) Dyer (wife and mother of six children) who was hanged on Boston Common, signers of The Flushing Remonstrance, an ancestor accused of manslaughter, and another forced to wear a scarlet “D”. Ms. Dimancescu hopes to inspire readers to enjoy often overlooked chapters of New England’s rich colonial history and researching their own family roots.< Less