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For your delectation, more gossipy correspondence between two Maryland girls: Henrietta Tilghman (the sister of Tench Tilghman who was an aide to General Washington) and her cousin Mary Pearce known a... read more »
The site of the old Wellcome Pharmaceutical Factory at Mill Ponds is now a multi-million pound housing development that comes with 400 years of industrial history. Phoenix Mills site in Dartford just... read more »
24 Hours with William Last week I was invited to view the new exhibition from the National Archives in The Hague. At the same time a new book was presented, which is (so far) only in Dutch. The book i... read more »
Bess introduces Wilmer Kearns on “Suffrage Storytelling” on Vimeo by Marguerite Kearns Wilmer Kearns had no idea of what would be ahead of him when he first met Edna May Buckman in 1903 at... read more »
Eleanor of Castile When Eleanor of Castile died in 1290 in Harby, Nottinghamshire it was arranged for her body to be brought back to London for burial. Among every stop on the way to London so-called... read more »
With a focus on the women, who are more prominent in the early period and less so in the later … From Thomas Tusser, in 1562, talks about the work of housewifery, which is much focused on the g... read more »
“Princess Charlotte of Wales by Dawe (1817)” by George Dawe – National Portrait Gallery website. Licensed under Public Domain via Commons Memorabilia devoted to Princess Charlotte of... read more »

Sunday Morning Medicine

30 August 2015
. . . is on vacation. See you next week! read more »
Yesterday I quoted the 2 Sept 1765 Newport Mercury’s description of the Rhode Island capital’s anti-Stamp Act protest on 27 August. Locals hung up effigies of stamp agent Augustus Johnston... read more »
Public protests against the Stamp Act spread outside of Boston in August 1765 so quickly that I’ve fallen behind the sestercentennial anniversaries of those events.Since the Newport Historical S... read more »
Runaways Escaped to Freedom in Rhode IslandImage: Elizabeth Buffum Chace HouseA station on the Underground RailroadValley Falls, Rhode IslandThe Underground Railroad (UGRR) was a secret system of help... read more »
Sheena WilkinsonWelcome to our August guest. Since the publication of the award-winning Taking Flight in 2010, Sheena Wilkinson has been established as one of Ireland’s leading writers for young... read more »

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