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Proper Method of Eating Eggs
Preface: The following article is a snippet from the book "Men and Manners in America,"...
Dupont's Powder Mill Explodes

Mr. Dupont's powder mill on the Brandywine, exploded at about past 9 o'clock, on Thursday...

On the Character of the Delaware Indians
On the Character of the Delaware Indians, Compared with That of the Five Nations.
We have heard of "philosophy in a nut-shell " and "philosophy in an egg," and...

Historical Figures

Daniel Shays

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

Alexander Hamilton

Alexander Hamilton