Articles from October, 2014

Anecdotes of (Once) Famous Men

October 15, 2014

Anecdote of Lorenzo Dow   Lorenzo Dow (1777-1834) was an itinerant preacher who attracted, sometimes, thousands to hear him preach.  He preached in all parts of the United States, and, often was the first preacher to be heard in the …

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News of the U.S.: October 1814

October 1:  From Frankfort, Kentucky — “We stop the mail to state the glorious news, that Fort Bowyer [at Mobile Point about 18 miles from Mobile town] is safe–One officer burnt, four men killed, and five wounded on our side.  …

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