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Comic History Of The United States

  [english | 1894]  

Bill Nye

Excerpts: [... perpetually for their photographs. If we succeed in this way, and administer historical truth in the smooth capsule of the cartoonist and the commentator, ...... a hor on the wall, is sixty days overdue. We owe the hired girl for three weeks and how are we going to get funds enough to do any discovering, when ...... who had no consciences and were busy in the fields. They were ...]
Genres: [humor | history | audiobookDownloads: 22

Company A Corps Of Engineers U S A 1846 48

  [english | 1896]  

Gustavus Woodson Smith

Excerpts: [... in persuading the Government at Washington to send-by permission of the Government of France-a selected Captain of the U. S. Engineer Corps ...... march in the enemy's country, it may be well to state here, that with two exceptions, the enlisted men of the engineer company were native born, and ...... met with. The first day, (out from Victoria,) we had three bad boggy brooks to ...]
Genres: [history | warDownloads: 335

Company K Twentieth Regiment Illinois Volunteer Infantry

  [english | 1894]  

Andrew Brown

Excerpts: [... descendants, for relatives and friends of deceased members and for all others into whose hands it may chance to come, who are interested in learning ...... once only. Charges preferred were committing depredations on private property. The depredation consisted of milking a cow in canteen. Read the New ...... there two months, then went west to take a new start in life. JAMES COYLE, ...]
Genres: [historyDownloads: 206

Compendio Da Relaam Que Veyo Da India O Anno De 1691

  [english | 1692]  

Vicente Barbosa

Excerpts: [... 28, 2006 [EBook #19947]. Produced by Pedro Saborano (Este ficheiro foi produzido a partir da digitalizao do original, disponibilizada pela Biblioteca ...... que excedem aos de Golcond, de pedras bazares melhores, que as das outras partes, pimenta mayor que a de Sirla, canfora muita, & fina, madeira muito ...... aportou na Cidade de Maco, aonde desembarcando com Luis Francisco, por ...]
Genres: [historyDownloads: 23

Compilation Of The Messages And Papers Of The Presidents

  [english | 1907]  

William Mckinley

Excerpts: [... of over 600,000, and received 271 electoral votes, against 176 for William J. Bryan, of Nebraska. SPECIAL MESSAGE. EXECUTIVE MANSION,May 17, ...... administration, under the leadership of Sagasta. The reply to our note was received on the 23d day of October. It is in the direction of a better ...... of the visit of the Maine and with notification of intention to return the courtesy ...]
Genres: [politics | history | biographyDownloads: 290

Conduct Of Sir William Howe

  [english | 1779]  

Israel Mauduit

Excerpts: [... Sir William Howe. Conduct of Sir William Howe, by Israel Mauduit. The eBook, Conduct of Sir William Howe, by Israel Mauduit. Title: Conduct of ...... Howe's various forms of inefficiency are so tersely and forcibly shown up. It was indeed fortunate for the patriots that a really active, energetic officer ...... the reader's mind may not be prejudiced, he is desired first to peruse ...]
Genres: [historyDownloads: 21

Conestoga Wagons In Braddock Campaign 1755

  [english | 1959]  

Don Berkebile

Summary: [Conestoga Wagons In Braddocks Campaign 1755 by Donald H Berkebile. More than 200 years have passed since the Pennsylvania farm wagon the ancestral form of the Conestoga wagon first won attention through military service in the French and Indian War. These early wagons while not generally so well known were the forerunners of the more popular Conestoga freighter of the post-Revolutionary period ...]
Genres: [history | post 1930Downloads: 44

Correspondance De Chateaubriand Avec La Marquise De V

  [french | 1903]  

Francois Ren De Chateaubriand

Summary: [Franois-Ren vicomte de Chateaubriand (4 September 1768 - 4 July 1848) was a French writer politician and diplomat. He is considered the founder of Romanticism in French literature.]
Genres: [non fiction | history | correspondenceDownloads: 468

Correspondencia Oficial E Inedita Sobre La Demarcacion De

  [spanish | 1836]  

Flix De Azara

Excerpts: [... Desde entonces ya no volvi este lugar de su predileccion, y quien puede calcular ahora la extension que hubiera dado la parte histrica de su viage ...... criar ganados: pero los continuos esfuerzos de los Jesuitas para establecerse all, y los muchos pueblos y reducciones que ha habido en ellas, y que ...... volver demarcar. Incluyo V. E. un croquis de las tierras de los Mbays, que ...]
Genres: [historyDownloads: 235

Count Ulrich Of Lindburg

  [english | ]  

W G Kingston

Excerpts: [... before which he stood, and which held his life in its hands, he said, HERE I STAND, I CAN DO NO OTHER. MAY GOD HELP ME. AMEN.. The assembly were ...... heart the eternal interests of his fellow-men. He is bold and brave because he believes his cause to be righteous and favoured by God. That is the account ...... on foot, but as the son of a Knight and a Noble of the land, on ...]
Genres: [history | fiction and literature | religionDownloads: 353

Countess De Saint Geran

  [english | 1840]  

Alexandre Dumas

Summary: [Countess De Saint Geran by Alexandre Dumas. Alexandre Dumas pre born Dumas Davy de la Pailleterie 24 July 1802 5 December 1870 was a French writer best known for his historical novels of high adventure which have made him one of the most widely read French authors in the world. Many of his novels including The Count of Monte Cristo The Three Musketeers Twenty Years After and The Vicomte de ...]
Genres: [historyDownloads: 265

Court Life In China

  [english | 1909]  

Isaac Taylor Headland

Summary: [A great book for those that interested in Chinas history and development. Although the relations of the story and people are quite complicated but it gives a clear picture of the history including culture buldings and etc.]
Genres: [travel | historyDownloads: 448


  [english | 1912]  

Hilaire Belloc

Summary: [Joseph Hilaire Pierre Ren Belloc (27 July 1870 - 16 July 1953) was an Anglo-French writer and historian who became a naturalised British subject in 1902. He was one of the most prolific writers in England during the early twentieth century. He is most notable for his Catholic faith which had a strong impact on most of his works and his writing collaboration with G.K. Chesterton. Recent ...]
Genres: [history | warDownloads: 209

Cri Des Colons Contre Un Ouvrage De M

  [french | 1810]  

Fr Richard De Tussac

Excerpts: [... encore intactes et l'existence des colons chapps aux premiers dsastres est de nouveau compromise. Qu'on ne s'attende pas trouver dans notre ouvrage ...... l'vque Grgoire, il n'en est pas un seul connu pour devoir tre effac des fastes de la vertu: de l'aveu mme de l'auteur, il n'en est pas ainsi de quelques ...... compassion leur sont presque inconnus seroient-ils un exemple ...]
Genres: [historyDownloads: 449

Crossing The Plains Days Of 57

  [english | 1915]  

William Audley Maxwell

Summary: [Crossing The Plains Days Of 57 A Narrative Of Early Emigrant Travel To California By The Ox Team Method Classic Reprint by William Audley Maxwell. CONTENTS page List of Illustrations........VI Foreword.............VII Chapter I. Chapter II. Chapter III. Chapter IV. Chapter V. Chapter VL Chapter VII. Chapter VIII. Chapter IX. Chapter X. Chapter XL Chapter XII. Chapter XIII. Forsaking the Old in ...]
Genres: [history | non fictionDownloads: 123


  [english | 1898]  

Arthur Hall

Summary: [Vamos a Cuba ISBN 1-57572-384-0 is a controversial childrens book about Cuba. Critics say that the book doesnt accurately represent life in the communist state. When Miami-Dade County Public Schools attempted to remove this book from the public schools library system the ACLU filed a law suit saying that it was a violation of the First Amendment. A federal appeals court ruled that the Miami-Dade ...]
Genres: [historyDownloads: 379

Cuba Old And New

  [english | 1915]  

Albert Gardner Robinson

Summary: [Vamos a Cuba ISBN 1-57572-384-0 is a controversial childrens book about Cuba. Critics say that the book doesnt accurately represent life in the communist state. When Miami-Dade County Public Schools attempted to remove this book from the public schools library system the ACLU filed a law suit saying that it was a violation of the First Amendment. A federal appeals court ruled that the Miami-Dade ...]
Genres: [historyDownloads: 311

Curious Punishments Of Bygone Days

  [english | 1896]  

Alice Morse Earle

Excerpts: [... and associations to prevent cruelty-not to hardened and vicious criminals-but to faithful animals and innocent children. [Illustration: Laying by ...... They set up a post on the bank of a pond or river, and over this post they lay, almost in equilibrio, the two pieces of wood, at one end of which the ...... uncomfortable. She was taken to ye pond near where I am sojourning by ye ...]
Genres: [historyDownloads: 186

Customs And Fashions In Old New England

  [english | 1894]  

Alice Morse Earle

Excerpts: [... this: Take the head of a Hare boyled a walm or two or roahed and with the braine thereof mingle Honey and butter and therewith anoynt the Childes gums ...... was, until well into this century, a hopeless maze to many youthful minds. Doubtless the Puritans learned multiplication tables and may have found ...... Visit. In times past (as I remember) you were minded that I should marry ...]
Genres: [historyDownloads: 316

Da Importancia Da Historia Universal Philosophica Na Esphera

  [english | 1878]  

Alberto Augusto De Almeida Pimentel

Excerpts: [... o peso d'uma responsabilidade immensa, porque chegar um dia em que ella devera crear, permitta-se-nos a expresso, o mundo da sua existencia, construindo ...... na concepo grandiosa da divindade immaterial e absolutamente perfeita no estabelecimento dos estados, onde o poder theocratico veio a parar nas modernas ...... que a monogamia santificou. O agricultor vivia rodeado dos seus ...]
Genres: [historyDownloads: 154
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