The Pleasure Of Your Company


Charles Crothers requests the pleasure of your company at his home

Friday Eve, Dec 20th 1878 at 7 1/2 O Clock

Found in "The Volcano's Deadly Work: From The Fall of Pompeii to the Destruction of St. Pierre" by Charles Morris. Published by Scull, 1902.

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Sticky Situation

One Tootsie Roll, melted and flattened.

Found in "The Weight of Water" by Anita Shreve. Published by Back Bay Books, 1997.

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On The Road

Photograph. No date or writing.

Found in "The Mountain Road" by Theodore H. White. Published by Sloane, 1958.

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Let's Ride

Homemade greeting card, no date:

Dear Alena,

These creatures were one of our various rides. We also rode on an elephant. The temples were fantastic - covered with carvings or painted and Mogul palaces with the stone lattice work, wow! We'll see you soon with pictures.

Pomme Frite

Found in "Alias Grace" by Margaret Atwood. Published by Talese, 1996.

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Giveaway Winner

This week's winner was Allie Cat, who entered right here on the site.

Allie, please send me an email so I know where to send your books:

Thanks to all for entering!

Friday Giveaway - Signed copies of "Handwritten Recipes" and "Forgotten Bookmarks" - contest closed

Contest now closed, winner will be announced shortly.

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Not Bad

Entry tag and "Good" ribbon from the Delaware County Fair, Walton NY.

Found in "Your Home Garden and Grounds" by F.F. Rockwell. Published by Macfadden, 1929.

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The Masters

Collection of engraved portraits, I'm not sure of their true origin.

Found in "The English Ditties: Selected From W. Chappell's 'Popular Music of the Olden Time'" edited by J. Oxenford. Published by Chappell & Co., no date listed.

One tune you might recognize:

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