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Pennsylvania Man Leaves Wife and Children, Runs Off with Another Woman

We tend to think of our ancestors and their contemporaries as very strait-laced. Sometimes nothing can be farther from the truth. That’s what is so fascinating about using original documents as historical sources. Those letters, diaries, and newspapers they left … Continue reading

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