Articles from October, 2013

Super Veggies

October 25, 2013

It seems, in the early nineteenth century, that every proud gardener went to his home-town editor every time he produced an unusually large vegetable, searching for a certain celebrity.  It may have been these were first-growth vegetables, the soil having …

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Harrison Defeats Proctor and Tecumseh

October 16, 2013

Eye-Witness Accounts I.  Battle at Moravian Towns. Written by the editor [Shadrach Penn] of the Georgetown (Kentucky) Telegraph, who was in the action. Printed in the Kentucky Gazette, November 1, 1813 “On the 2d of October, our Army set out from …

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News Items from October, 1813

October 1:  From Nashville — “We are informed by express from Col. Meigs, that 1000 Creeks are certainly embodied near the Hickory Ground, and that 1200 are designed to attack the frontiers of this state immediately.  The Cherokees are much …

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