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Bishop Visits Oneida and Mohawk Tribes

In the (London) Missionary Register for December we find a letter from Bishop Chase to...

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...
How We Eat An Egg is a Reflection Upon Our Intelligence
Preface:This is an extract from an article in "The Critic" from 1893. I accidentally ran...
Elias Howe, Sewing Machine

A most ingenious piece of mechanism lies lately been made known to the public in...

Historical Figures

Daniel Shays

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

Alexander Hamilton

Alexander Hamilton