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Charles E. Stowe, Harriet Beecher Stowe compiled from her letters and journals by her son Charles Edward Stowe 26 0 Browse Search
Francis B. Carpenter, Six Months at the White House 24 2 Browse Search
Horace Greeley, The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the United States of America, 1860-65: its Causes, Incidents, and Results: Intended to exhibit especially its moral and political phases with the drift and progress of American opinion respecting human slavery from 1776 to the close of the War for the Union. Volume I. 10 0 Browse Search
Emilio, Luis F., History of the Fifty-Fourth Regiment of Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry , 1863-1865 10 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: November 27, 1860., [Electronic resource] 9 1 Browse Search
Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 3 (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.) 8 0 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 8 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events, Diary from December 17, 1860 - April 30, 1864 (ed. Frank Moore) 8 0 Browse Search
Varina Davis, Jefferson Davis: Ex-President of the Confederate States of America, A Memoir by his Wife, Volume 1 8 0 Browse Search
Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 1, Colonial and Revolutionary Literature: Early National Literature: Part I (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.) 6 0 Browse Search
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ving, and other phenomena of that description. This essay seems to have been prompted by Mr. Robert Dale Owen's amusing, but, we presume, not very philosophical work, "Footfalls on the Boundary of an some person shall be found acute enough to account for the many singular phenomena alluded to Mr. Owen's book, the majority of the world will persist in confounding inference with eye-sight, or, as the Reviewer has it, "in believing what they see," and drawing their own conclusions. When Mr. Owen tells us that he saw, with his own eyes, a dinner table for seven persons, with fruit and wine on iund inference with eye-sight, or, in other words, to give the spirits credit for the deed. Mr. Owen, in his book, gives a detailed account of the strange noises and other phenomena, which disturbto the truth of the occurrences. Nobody has ever yet accounted for them. They may be found in Mr. Owen's book, and they so nearly resemble a series of visitations which occurred many years ago in th