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John Martin: Expert Observer

Part 1, pages 000-26

Martin begin his Scrap & Sketch Book with information about the Bangor House and
Franklin House, and his theme throughout much of this volume: the decline in manners and morals.

Some of the people and topics in Part I are:
George Snow
Ideal homestead
"Self-propelling road carriage"
Council Tree, Charleston, S.C.
Billy Emerson
Moses Woodman
Israel B. Norcross
O. M. Shaw
William D. McLaughlin
Henry Garland
New York Hippodrome
Crystal Palace, London
1853 railroad accident, Chicago
1849 Bangor accident
Soldiers Monument, Mount Hope
Monument dedication
Bangor Cornet Band
Jesse Freemont candidacy