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Town and City

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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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Down Under

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

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Twists and Turns

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When you hear the satisfying pop of a cork this New Year’s, you might think of 19th-century entrepreneur Philos Blake. …

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Tough Love Letters

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You must write to me often. It will not be in my power to write you very frequently; but you must write to me

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Twists and Turns

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When you hear the satisfying pop of a cork this holiday season, you might think of 19th-century entrepreneur Philos Blake. …

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Commercial Space

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Since its creation in 1794, a few things have changed for the Greater New Haven Chamber of Commerce. …

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Tales from the Crypt

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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

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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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