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Emigration to America; Down the Ohio by Keelboat

In Recollections of Life in Ohio, from 1813-1840

Read by Sue Anderson

William Cooper Howells

Recollections of Life in Ohio is the autobiography of William Cooper Howells (1807-1894), father of the American novelist William Dean Howel…

Early Transportation on the Mississippi

In Coffee Break Collection 007 - Travel

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H. E. Hoagland

This is the seventh collection of our "coffee break" series, involving public domain works that are between 3 and 15 minutes in le…

Words of Two Syllables, a Selection from The English Spelling Book

In Insomnia Collection Vol. 002

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William Mavor

Soporific dullness is in the ear of the listener, and what's tedium incarnate to one person will be another person's passion and delight. Ho…

Foreword and Prefatory

In From Plotzk to Boston

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Mary Antin

An intensely personal account of the immigration experience as related by a young Jewish girl from Plotzk (a town in the government of Viteb…

Book 1, Chapter 3, part 6

In History of the Inquisition of Spain, Vol. 1

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Henry Charles Lea

The first volume of Lea’s monumental work on the Inquisition of Spain, covering its origin and establishment and its relations with the stat…

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