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400 Years Of Freethought
Samuel Porter Putnam
Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power
Jon Meacham
Fairy Tales from the Brothers Grimm: A New English Version
Philip Pullman, Jacob Grimm
Doubt: A History: The Great Doubters and Their Legacy of Innovation from Socrates and Jesus to Thomas Jefferson and Emily Dickinson
Jennifer Michael Hecht
The Kingdom of Matthias: A Story of Sex and Salvation in 19th-Century America
Paul E. Johnson, Sean Wilentz

Elsie Venner

Elsie Venner - Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr. I'll come back to this, some snowy evening when I have time to sit with it in front of a fireplace. I'm sure there's more interesting stuff in it that I missed. I was looking for Holmes's descriptions of New England town life, and especially his dialog between the freethinking physician and the old minister. That material was useful for me in my Knowlton biography project.