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Indian Treaties. The treaties concluded last year with the Chippewa, Sioux, and Winnebago indians, and...
Notice of the Letters of Robert Morris
The volume containing Mr. Morris's public letters is, we believe, a gratuitous addition to the...
The effect of Whitney's Cotton-Gin on the Cotton Husbandry of the United States
In 1793, the year of the invention, the whole cotton crop of the United States...
Photography Applied to the Ornamenting of Silk Stuffs
M, Persoz, professor of chemistry at the Conservatoire des Arts et Metiers, of Paris, says...

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Daniel Shays

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

Alexander Hamilton

Alexander Hamilton