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History of Edgefield County from the Earliest Settlements to 1897 By John A. Chapman
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While most every county has a county history which was a life-long labor of love for someone and is generally of little interest beyond inhabitants of the county, Edgefield County, SC is unique for... More > several reasons: 1. It was the end of the Great Wagon Road which stretched from New England all the way down the east coast. 2. Edgefield District once comprised much of the upstate of South Carolina. Augusta, GA at the navigable head of the Savannah River became the major trading post for the Indians and later the corridor for shipping products to market through Savannah. 3. Edgefield has played a key part in the politics of South Carolina and indeed for the entire country. From the earliest times before the Civil War, James Henry Hammond’s “Cotton is King” set the narrative for much that followed leading up to Secession. Sen. Strom Thurmond dominated the political scene for most of the 20th Century. Edgefield County boasts 8 governors and 6 senators.< Less
Porter As A Portion of Maine, It's Settlement, ETC By Thomas Moulton
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By Thomas Moulton, 1879. This is a scarce, early history of Porter, Me. with many names and facts of its earliest settlers. 96 pages
The Discovery, Settlement and Present State of Kentucke (1784) By John Filson
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John Filson’s account of the geography and early history of Kentucky includes the first published story of the adventures of Daniel Boone, hunter, explorer, and frontiersman. The book is an... More > optimistic description of the region west of the Appalachians and south of the Ohio, where Filson had acquired large land holdings. Scarcely two years after a bloody British and Indian invasion in 1782, he portrayed Kentucky emergent as a natural paradise where peace, plenty, and security reigned. The work was among the first in a long tradition of rousing Western exploits associated with the continental migration of Americans. This edition includes the complete text of the first edition, some notes, a biographical sketch of John Filson, and a discussion of the editorial procedures. It also prints the “Map of Kentucke” published in 1784 along with the book.< Less
A Little Story on the Settlement of the Negev By Raphi Shaked
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Raphi Shaked's autobiography from childhood to settling in the Negev
8 Most Well Guarded Secrets About Structured Settlements By Patrick Gilmore
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Structured settlements have become a natural part of personal injury and worker’s compensation claims in the United States, according to the National Structured Settlements Trade Association... More > (NSSTA). In 2001, life insurance members of NSSTA wrote more than $6.05 billion of issued annuities as settlement for physical injury claims. This represents a 19 percent increase over 2000. Discover everything you need to know by grabbing a copy of this ebook today.< Less
Woman Waiting by the Sea–Iceland Settlement Series IV By G. Scott MacLeod
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The inspiration for this exhibition, Women Waiting by the Sea & The Settlement Series Iceland IV, came when artist and filmmaker G. Scott MacLeod discovered that his Hebridean Scottish ancestors... More > have a connection through the genetic disposition of Icelander women. At the National Museum of Iceland their research states that 62% of Icelandic women have Scottish and Irish DNA, where as Icelandic men have 80% Scandinavian DNA. During his June 2017 & July 2018 SIM artist residency in Reykjavik, Iceland, he created this series of conté and charcoal drawings. This exhibition is intended to illustrate the the cross-cultural links between his various heritages from Norway and Scotland and how they are connected to the settlement period of Iceland.< Less
Excise Tax – Structured Settlement Factoring: IRS Audit Techniques Guide By Internal Revenue Service
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Structured settlements have enjoyed widespread acceptance and have become an established part of our legal landscape over the past twenty-five years. More than $6 billion is now paid each year to... More > fund new structured settlements in the United States, and an estimated $100 billion or more has been paid in the aggregate to fund structured settlements that are in force today. Little controversy attended the development of structured settlements. Much controversy has accompanied the development of a secondary market, in which structured settlement “factoring” companies acquire from settlement recipients their rights to receive future payments. Since 1997, the controversy surrounding structured settlement factoring has led thirtyeight states to enact statutes that make transfers of payment rights under structured settlements ineffective unless those transfers receive advance court approval. Since 2002, the Internal Revenue Code (IRC) has reinforced the state statutes by imposing a 40 percent federal excise tax< Less
In His Arms: Life in an English Moravian Settlement in the Eighteenth Century By Ron Southern
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An exploration of daily life and ritual in the early years of Fulneck,the religious settlement established by the Moravians in eighteenth century Yorkshire, England.
The Quaker Colonies: History of the Early Quaker Settlements in New England and the Delaware River By Sydney G. Fisher
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Sydney G. Fisher describes the arrival and settlement of the Quaker denomination in colonial North America during the 17th and 18th centuries. The initial chapter of Fisher’s work is enmeshed... More > with the establishment of the Quaker movement within the United Kingdom. Formed in opposition to the Puritan ideas, Quakerism formed in the wake of the chaos of the English Civil War. At the same time, colonists were encouraged to travel to North America, that Britain’s holdings be expanded and the new continent’s wealth be enjoyed by the settlers and the wider Empire. Second only to the Puritans in number, many Quakers departed England after suffering persecution – eager for a fresh start, thousands acted to bolster the settlements of Philadelphia, New Jersey and smaller towns on the Delaware river. They became traders and planters, and the presence of the Society of Friends in these cities is clear to behold to this day. The cover photograph of this edition is of a Quaker almshouse in Philadelphia, built in 1713.< Less
History of the Great American Fortunes, Vol. I Conditions in Settlement and Colonial Times By Gustavus Myers
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