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History of the Butterfly, Part 106: Another View

The National Republican was a Washington D.C. newspaper that started operation during Lincoln’s years in office and promoted, not surprisingly, causes aligned with the Republican Party. On the day after Rousseau’s assault on Grinnell, here is what they wrote about … Continue reading


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I went to the Union Mills Cemetery yesterday–the one where my parents are buried.  It is quiet and well maintained.  Sometimes the stones get damaged or otherwise attacked.  Human vandals can damage them, as can weather and wildlife. One group of stones … Continue reading

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