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by Scurfield
July 23rd, 2021, 3:08 pm
Forum: Book Suggestions
Topic: Daisy, by Susan Warner
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Views: 41

Daisy, by Susan Warner

'Daisy', originally published in 1868(?) under the under the pseudonym of "Elizabeth Wetherell", this is the first book in the 'Daisy' series written by Susan Warner. Set in the Antebellum South, Daisy, a Christian teenager, struggles to deal with the horrific culture of slavery in America. Comparab...
by Scurfield
July 22nd, 2021, 3:40 pm
Forum: Book Suggestions
Topic: Short Stories by L. Frank Baum [source not PD]
Replies: 5
Views: 60

The Yellow Ryl, by L. Frank Baum

"The Yellow Ryl" is a short story written about 1906 by L. Frank Baum. This fantasy story exists within Baum's Forest of Burzee. It was published in the August and September 1925 issues (in two-parts) of the children's periodical “A Child's Garden for Cheerful and Happy Homes”. I'm not able to locat...
by Scurfield
July 22nd, 2021, 3:17 pm
Forum: Book Suggestions
Topic: Short Stories by L. Frank Baum [source not PD]
Replies: 5
Views: 60

Nelebel's Fairyland, by L. Frank Baum [source not PD]

Nelebel's Fairyland, is a short story written by L. Frank Baum. This fantasy story exists within Baum's Forest of Burzee. Wikipedia notes that this story was first published in the June 1905 issue of "The Russ", in San Diego, California. I've found story text on-line, but do not know if this source ...
by Scurfield
July 22nd, 2021, 3:13 pm
Forum: Book Suggestions
Topic: Short Stories by L. Frank Baum [source not PD]
Replies: 5
Views: 60

Short Stories by L. Frank Baum [source not PD]

The Runaway Shadows or A Trick of Jack Frost, is a short story written by L. Frank Baum. This fantasy story exists within Baum's Forest of Burzee. Wikipedia notes that this story was first published "in some newspapers" on June 5, 1901. I've found story text on-line, but do not know if this source s...
by Scurfield
July 11th, 2021, 9:01 am
Forum: Book Suggestions
Topic: The Reign of Andrew Jackson: A Chronicle of the Frontier in Politics, by Frederic Austin Ogg
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The Reign of Andrew Jackson: A Chronicle of the Frontier in Politics, by Frederic Austin Ogg

The Reign of Andrew Jackson: A Chronicle of the Frontier in Politics, by Frederic Austin Ogg 1919, Yale University Press Chronicles of America series; v. 20 A biography of Andrew Jackson, the 7th President of the United States (1829-1837). Project Gutenberg: https://www.gutenberg.org/files/13009/130...
by Scurfield
July 11th, 2021, 8:52 am
Forum: Book Suggestions
Topic: History of the Impeachment of Andrew Johnson, by Edmund G. Ross
Replies: 1
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History of the Impeachment of Andrew Johnson, by Edmund G. Ross

History of the Impeachment of Andrew Johnson, President of the United States, by the House of Representatives, and his trial by the Senate for high crimes and misdemeanors in office, by Edmund G. Ross 1868, Washington: Government Printing Office Andrew Johnson was the 17th President of the United St...
by Scurfield
July 11th, 2021, 8:42 am
Forum: Book Suggestions
Topic: Andrew Johnson: Military Governor of Tennessee, by Clifton R. Hall
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Andrew Johnson: Military Governor of Tennessee, by Clifton R. Hall

Andrew Johnson: Military Governor of Tennessee, by Clifton R. Hall 1916, Princeton University Press, Oxford University Press Andrew Johnson was the 17th President of the United States. This book, according to the author, is an attempt to "trace the personality of Andrew Johnson through the years 186...
by Scurfield
June 26th, 2021, 7:27 am
Forum: Book Suggestions
Topic: Awful Disclosures of Maria Monk, by Maria Monk
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Awful Disclosures of Maria Monk, by Maria Monk

Awful Disclosures Of Maria Monk, as Exhibited an a Narrative of Her Sufferings During a Residence of Five Years as a Novice, and Two Years as a Black Nun, in the Hotel Dieu Nunnery at Montreal, by Maria Monk; Published 1836 in London. Made and printed in Great Britain by Truslove & Bray, Ltd., West ...
by Scurfield
May 9th, 2021, 2:54 pm
Forum: Book Suggestions
Topic: The Life of Franklin Pierce by Nathaniel Hawthorne
Replies: 3
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The Life of Franklin Pierce by Nathaniel Hawthorne

The Life of Franklin Pierce by Nathaniel Hawthorne (1804-1864). 1st American edition, published in in Boston in 1852 by Ticknor, Reed and Fields. Franklin Pierce was the 14th President of the United States. The public domain text for this biographical book can be found on-line at https://www.ibiblio...
by Scurfield
May 6th, 2021, 6:58 am
Forum: Book Suggestions
Topic: The Life & Public Services of Millard Fillmore by W. L. Barre
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The Life & Public Services of Millard Fillmore by W. L. Barre

The Life and Public Services of Millard Fillmore by W. L. Barre, Wanzer, McKIm & Co. (Buffalo) 1856; rpt. New York: B. Franklin, 1971. LC Call Number: E427 .B27 1971 [Catalog Record] Note: This work has been made available online on the Internet Archive Web site. https://archive.org/details/lifepubl...
by Scurfield
May 3rd, 2021, 8:32 pm
Forum: Book Suggestions
Topic: Millard Fillmore, constructive statesman, defender of the Constitution, president of the United States by William Elliot
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Millard Fillmore, constructive statesman, defender of the Constitution, president of the United States by William Elliot

Millard Fillmore, constructive statesman, defender of the Constitution, president of the United States By William Elliot Griffis (1843-1928) Publication date [c1915] Millard Fillmore was the 13th President of the United States. Audible does not carry an audiobook about Millard Fillmore so I believe ...