The Story of Phinney's Western Almanack; With Notes on Other Calendars and Weather Forecasters of Buffalo

The Story of Phinney's Western Almanack; With Notes on Other Calendars and Weather Forecasters of Buffalo

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1920 edition. Excerpt: ...armies. Buffalo had a prominent part in all such work and it will be one of the memorable events in its history, that in the greatest conflict in the history of the world, it had some part in winning the victory for democracy over military despotism. All who may have done anything to that end, will have the satisfaction of knowing that their efforts were not in vain, and that their liberties, as well as those of all the peoples of the allied nations, have been preserved in the triumph of right over might. The full extent of the participation of Bufialonians in the great war is not yet known here and it is too early to attempt to extend to individuals the full measure of praise severally due them. However, that will be done as time goes on, undoubtedly in a manner in keeping with their heroic services. Some have already been signally rewarded by France, Great Britain, Italy or the United States. Millard Fillmore, the first President of this Society, in outlining its purposes, said: "Let this institution be the grand repository of everything calculated to throw light on our history." The history of Buffalo would be incomplete without a record of the participation of its citizens in and of its activities in relation to a war, whose unsuccessful termination on the part of the allied powers, might have endangered the free institutions of Western Europe. Buffalo has sustained many losses in killed in the great war and many of its soldiers have been wounded and others maimed for life. Every efiort should be made to obtain and preserve a record of all such sacrifices. This Society is doing what it can to that end. All classes have devoted their energies and their resources in aiding the nation, allied with other nations, to win the...show more

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  • Paperback | 120 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 6mm | 227g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236783719
  • 9781236783714