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A Page from Annie’s Autograph Book

  Another page from Annie’s Autograph Book Respectfully, Adam C. Works June 18, 1863 F.E. Institute ____________________________________________________ Adam Clark Works was born in Feb 1834 in New York. His parents were George Washington Works and Julia [Coolidge] Works. Adam graduated from Fort Edward Institute in 1856, and began teaching there in Aug 1857. He taught Read More

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Wordless Wednesday

A page from Annie Brown’s Fort Edward Institute Signature Book 1863 Miss Brown “Please accept the best wishes of your “northern friend” George J Whipple Malone, NY F.E.I May 7, 1863 ___________________________________________________     George J Whipple was born May 1844 in Malone, Franklin County, New York. His parents were Herry and Sarah Whipple. He Read More

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Thursday Treasure – Recording of John Brown’s Body

Over the past 30 years, I have been the recipient of some fascinating letters, emails, FaceBook notifications, and phone calls from people regarding John Brown. One such FaceBook connection occured in June of this year and resulted in today’s featured treasure. Emeritus Professor of Mycology at Cornell University, Richard P. Korf wrote me the following: Read More