All the Mirth that the Mind could Invent (New Hampton, NH)

1835: After classes, Larkin Weed & friends descend on “a place of resort”:

SOURCE: Weed Family Letters

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NOTE: I inserted into this reverie the jealous farmer, perhaps because Larkin’s anecdote and attitude both recalled my own grandfather’s struggles to defend his orchard crops from “liberation” by local youths inspired by the liberal providence of “the hands of nature”…

17 June 1835

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