Proclamation, September 30, 1925

April 21, 2021

Purpose: To adjust the boundaries of the Santa Barbara National Forest and to set aside a portion of land for eligible veterans of World War One.  Date: September 30, 1925 (Original document available here) Whereas, it appears that the public good will be promoted by excluding certain areas from the Santa Barbara National Forest, in the State […]

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Lafayette Banquet

August 4, 2020

Title: Lafayette Banquet Date: September 4, 1916 Location: Fall River, MA Context: Coolidge praises the accomplishments of General Lafayette and the state of Massachusetts in the American Revolutionary War Seemingly trifling events oft carry in their train great consequences. The firing of a gun in the backwoods of Pennsylvania, Macaulay tells us, started the Seven […]

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