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Philadelphia history of Vice President George M. Dallas

In 1838, the United States Hotel was the site of a banquet honoring George M. Dallas, Lawyer, former U.S. Senator from Pennsylvania,and former U.S. Ambassador to Czarist Russia. And 78 of his fellow lawyers attended. (I found the an invitation … Continue reading

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November 1, 1914

Originally posted on 100 Years Ago in the Quaker City:
November 1, 1914 was a Sunday, and the Evening Ledger did not publish on Sundays. But earlier in the week, the Ledger wasn’t shy about taking credit for firing the open…

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Pennsylvania President James Buchanan library in his home Wheatland,Lancaster, Pa

Hey…I have more books than Buchanan had.  

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Poeiana – Poe’s Hair/Tell-Tale Lies/Edgar Award to Poe-Land a good friend of George Lippard.

And I want to thank my friend and colleague Herb Moscowitz for this notification from the Poe Society!

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Early writings of George Lippard, Philadelphia Crime writer

Philadelphia City Police beat: Lippard began his career as a publishing writer in January 1842 when he joined the staff of The Spirit of the Times, a Locofoco Democratic newspaper in Philadelphia edited by John S. DuSolle. Lippard served as … Continue reading

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Poeiana – Poe Birthday Celebrations

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Poeiana – Boston Statue/Roger Corman/Travel/Plunkert/Nevermore Review

Congrats to Edgar Allan Poe, and to Boston for arranging such a nice home coming. Also thanks to Katherine Jihyun Kim, PhD, a true fan and “Poe Guy”. Ric Ben-Safed President and founder of the “George Lippard Society” Get a … Continue reading

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Favorite Author Duane Swierczynski to speak at Free Library of Philadelphia (central ) Feb 26, 2015.

Upcoming Author Events on February 26, 2015 Laura Lippman | Hush Hush: A Tess Monaghan Novel with Duane Swierczynski | Canary (A) Thursday, February 26, 2015 at 7:30PM Add to your calendar Central Library Cost: FREE No tickets required. For … Continue reading

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Family of VP George M.Dallas, James Dallas, An Anglican Priest of the Church of England.

James Dallas was the nephew of US Treasury Secretary Alexander J. Dallas) and was the first cousin of the US Senator and vice president George M. Dallas. His Father was related by marriage to Lord Byron and a friend of … Continue reading

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