Articles from November, 2015

One Way of Getting Ice to the Tropics

November 15, 2015

Henry David Thoreau, in his Walden, describes the pond, in winter, being visited by the ice-cutters, who cut the pond’s ice to be shipped to the south. ¬†Before that time, however, others adopted riskier ways to achieve the same goal. …

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News of November, 1815

November 1: ¬†From Milledgeville, Georgia — “We learn from a gentleman who passed through the Creek Nation last week, that the Commissioners are now engaged in running the Indian boundary line, and was informed by Colonel Hawkins, (who had so …

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