The Witchcraft Delusion In Colonial Connecticut (1647-1697)

The Witchcraft Delusion In Colonial Connecticut (1647-1697)

John M. Taylor

From the Foreword: ‘The true story of witchcraft in old Connecticut has never been told. It has been hidden in the ancient records and in manuscripts in private collections, and those most conversant with the facts have not made them known, for one reason or another. It is herein written from authoritative sources, and should prove of interest and value as a present-day interpretation of that…

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An Autobiography of Buffalo Bill

An Autobiography of Buffalo Bill

Buffalo Bill (William Frederick Cody)

William Frederick “Buffalo Bill” Cody was one of the most colorful figures of the American Old West. He received the nickname “Buffalo Bill” after the American Civil War, when he had a contract to supply Kansas Pacific Railroad workers with buffalo (American bison) meat. Cody killed 4,282 buffalo in eighteen months…

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Fifty Years in the Church of Rome

Fifty Years in the Church of Rome

Charles Chiniquy

Charles P. Chiniquy was a high-profile, Canadian Catholic priest who left the Roman Catholic Church and became a Presbyterian minister. After doing so, he made various claims such as that the church was pagan, that Roman Catholics worship the Virgin Mary, that its theology spoils the Gospel and that its theology is anti-Christian. He also claimed that the Vatican had planned to take over the United States by…

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The History of the Conquest of Mexico

The History of the Conquest of Mexico

William Hickling Prescott

“It is a magnificent epic,” said William H. Prescott after the publication of History of the Conquest of Mexico in 1843. Since then, his sweeping account of Cortés’s subjugation of the Aztec people has endured as a landmark work of scholarship and dramatic storytelling. This pioneering study presents a compelling view of the clash of civilizations

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The Magic and Mysteries of Mexico

The Magic and Mysteries of Mexico

Lewis Spence

The full title of this Lewis Spence book is The Magic and Mysteries of Mexico: or, The Arcane secrets and occult lore of the ancient Mexicans and Maya. Chapters include: A Glance at Ancient Mexico; The Magical Associations of Mexican Religion; Mexican Magic; The Demonology of Mexico; Witchcraft in Mexico; Mexican Astrology; The Mysteries of Nagualism; The Magical Book of the Aztecs; The Maya People; Maya Religion; The Magic of…

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Life on the Mississippi

Life on the Mississippi

Mark Twain

A memoir by Mark Twain of his days as a steamboat pilot on the Mississippi River before the American Civil War, and also a travel book, recounting his trip along the Mississippi River from St. Louis to New Orleans many years after the War. The book begins with a brief history of the river as reported by Europeans and Americans, beginning with the Spanish explorer Hernando de Soto in 1542. It continues with anecdotes…

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The New England Primer

The New England Primer

Massachusetts Sabbath School Society

The New England Primer was the first reading primer designed for the American Colonies. It became the most successful educational textbook published in 18th century America and it became the foundation of most schooling before the 1790s. In the 17th century, the schoolbooks in use had been brought over from England. By 1690, Boston publishers…

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The Truth About Rockefeller

The Truth About Rockefeller

Emanuel M. Josephson

Subtitled, ‘Public Enemy No. 1, Studies In Criminal Psychopathy’. Subjects include; Criminal Psychopathy with Religious Camouflage. John D. The First; Nelson Rockefeller’s Psychopathic Ancestry; Nelson Rockefeller’s Red Tools & Agents; Nelson Rockefeller, Assistant Secretary of States; Rockefeller Agents Frame Sen. McCarthy & Doom Republican Party; The Plot Evolves…

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The Englishwoman in America

The Englishwoman in America

Isabella Bird

In 1856, Isabella Bird published The Englishwoman in America, the first of what would be many books of her travels around the world. Adopting a tone of aloof bemusement, she describes in detail the hardships and annoyances of her travels by sea from England to Halifax, and on the road to Boston, Cincinnati, and Chicago. The book’s…

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The Book of American Negro Poetry

The Book of American Negro Poetry

James Weldon Johnson

A collection of poetry from writers such as Paul Laurence Dunbar; James Edwin Campbell; James D. Corrothers; Daniel Webster Davis; William H.A. Moore; W.E. Burghardt Du Bois; George Marion McClellan; William Stanley Braithwaite; George Reginald Margetson, and many more.

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The History of Money in America

The History of Money in America

Alexander Del Mar

The history of monetary systems in America can best be told after clearing the ground with a brief review of the monetary condition and circumstances of the states of Europe at the time when America was discovered. Strictly speaking, these circumstances would carry us back quite to the beginning of metallic money in Greece. Chapters include: The Discovery of America; The Conquest; El Dorado; Moneys of the North American Tribes; The Seven…

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The Poets’ Lincoln

The Poets' Lincoln

Osborn H. Oldroyd

This is the limited edition of the book, which was signed by O.H. Oldroyd. This illustrated book consists of poetry tributes to Abraham Lincoln, and includes poets such as Julia Ward Howe, Noah Davis, Clarence E. Carr, William Wilberforce Newton, Elizabeth Stuart Phelps, Harriet Monroe, Robert Leighton, Bayard Taylor, and many more.

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The Education of the Negro

The Education of the Negro

Charles Dudley Warner

A short lecture delivered by Charles Dudley Warner, in Washington, around 1900. ‘At the close of the war for the Union about five millions of negroes were added to the citizenship of the United States. By the census of 1890 this number had become over seven and a half millions. I use the word negro because the descriptive term black or colored is not determinative. There are many varieties of negroes among the African tribes, but all…

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