Tag Archives: Eli Whitney

Tales from the Crypt

What do Benedict Arnold’s first wife, Rutherford B. Hayes’s grandmother and James Hillhouse’s uncle have in common? …

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Town and City

The character of the New Haven Green, and therefore New Haven itself, owes much to Ithiel Town, by some accounts the city’s first professional architect. …

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Tough Love Letters

Letter from Eli Whitney to Eli Whitney Blake

You must write to me often. It will not be in my power to write you very frequently; but you must write to me as often as once a month by mail, whether I write to you or not. Do

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Tough Love Letters

Letter from Eli Whitney to Eli Whitney Blake - November 15, 1811

You must write to me often. It will not be in my power to write you very frequently; but you must write to me as often as once a month by mail, whether I write to you or not. Do

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Enlightened by Eli

Bill Brown, The Eli Whitney Museum and Workshop

Bill Brown is joining time, space, bits of woods and New Haven history before a room of field-tripping fourth graders. …

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