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The War Steamer "Merrimac" Raised and Converted Into a Battering Ram
The "Merrimac" as a Rebel Battering Ram. The accompanying engraving of the Herrunac is from...
John Qunicy Adams Receives Bachelor of Arts Degree
BOSTON, July 20. Last Wednesday being the anniversary or Commencement at the university at Cambridge,...
Catherine Weed Barnes, Photographer
THIS is a generation of bright women, and in science, art, literature, or business we...
Daguerreotype, a General Description
The following is a general description of the art of the Daguerreotype, as practised by...

Historical Figures

Daniel Shays

was an American soldier, revolutionary, and farmer. Daniel was famous for being one of the...

Alexander Hamilton

Alexander Hamilton