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John Martin: Expert Observer

Part 2, pages 27-37

This section is primarily newspaper clippings.

The first four pages are a Daily Mercury account of a Bangor Antiquarian Society lecture by Charles Lowell, which is apparently a tongue-in-cheek account of an organization that met yearly and was itself a spoof on organizations Lowell apparently was unaware of the nature of the group..

Other topics and people mentioned are:
Excerpt from book about Virginia, South Carolina
1849 crime reports