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Journals 3.1 – A Year Abroad by Willard C. George (Part 1)

Willard George’s journal represents a crossroads in his life. A reverend in Norway, Maine since 1836, his health was in decline and he became convinced that a change of occupation was the only way to save his life. So, in … Continue reading

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Journals 2.1 – Journal of Travels by G.E. Winants (Part 1)

Garrett E. Winants was one of the richest men in America. Throughout his life he amassed a fortune of around six million dollars, money that he made in shipbuilding and property investments. He chose to spend his money travelling the … Continue reading

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