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Posts published by “Arthur Winfield Knight”

The Great Republic of Rough and Ready

A one sentence blurb in California Travelers' Trivia attracted my attention: "The small hamlet (Rough and Ready) seceded from the Union in 1850 and did…

The Egg Basket of the World

I spent every night at the Washoe House, playing cribbage with the bartender, between my sophomore and junior years of college, although I was only…