"The Witches' Cove," Follower of Jan Mandjin
As always, this week's Link Dump brings you the latest news!
Or is is "mews?"
The Hitler version of Nigerian e-mails.
A bookbinding James Bond.
Some archaeologists claim they've found the room where the Last Supper was held.
The unusual tomb of Napoleon III's dentist.
This headline makes an excellent description for 2020 in general.
"SOAPY” SMITH HAS CASHED IN
Rocky Mountain News
July 17, 1898
(article is transcribed below)
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OAPY SMITH HAS CASHED IN."
"Smith died with his boots on and a cigar in his mouth."
Below is the entire transcribed article from the Rocky Mountain News, July 17, 1898.
“SOAPY” SMITH HAS CASHED IN
Survived His Big Fourth of July Celebration by
On this date in 1780, statistician Johann Heinrich Waser “One of the most spectacular and horrific treason cases of the late eighteenth century” in the words of Jeffrey Freedman (A Poisoned Chalice | here’s a review) — one that “shattered the complacent belief that such a brutal and cynical act of repression could no longer […]
Joseph Snyder murdering Jacob Geogle and wife - Judge Lynch meets out death to the scoundrel in a summary manner
Portraits: 1. Joseph Snyder - 2. Alice Geogle, whom Snyder attempted to rape.
In 1880, Jacob and Annie Geogle lived with their three children in the town of Santee’s Mills near Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. Jacob worked as a miner in an iron ore mine and to supplement his meager
It’s a simple marker inside the dog run at Stuyvesant Square, the leafy park on either side of Second Avenue between 15th and 17th Streets. “In honor and memory of Pvt. Moses Miller, who died at sea January 26, 1944.” The plaque was dedicated in 1946, it says. The dog run is currently closed, unfortunately, but […]
[Editor’s note: Guest writer, Peter Dickson, lives in West Sussex, England and has been working with microfilm copies of The Duncan Campbell Papers from the State Library of NSW, Sydney, Australia. The following are some of his analyses of what he has discovered from reading these papers. Dickson has contributed many transcriptions to the Jamaica Family […]