History of Hancock County, Indiana.
Entered, according to Act of Congress, in the yearby J. Nearly forty years have elapsed since the first newspaper was established in Greenfield, and it is a singular omission that there has never been a history of the county Published. In this respect Hancock is behind her sister counties.
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The publishers are vain enough to think that the book will be interesting, not only as a volume to be read, but as a work of reference on all important data connected with the county. They have endeavored to give their patrons more, in every respect, than was promised in the prospectus. The book contains a hundred and fifty pages extra, twice as many portraits, vastly more "rule and figure" work, and is fuller and Find naked girls in Buck creek Indiana in contents and mechanical make-up than was originally contemplated or ever represented.
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Only what follows page is subject to the charge of "paid notice," and even that in a few years will be valuable history, and appreciated by the public as showing who were some of the enterprising business men of to-day. The publishers emphatically repudiate nakev charge that may be made, as is often done against county histories, Find naked girls in Buck creek Indiana it is made up of "advertisements" and "paid puffs.
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As to the style of the composition, it was intended to be plain and simple and, as free from the diffuse, labored and pompous as possible, but is not at all times as far removed from some of these defects as would have been had the writer had the time to rewrite and properly revise, but such was impossible in page: As to the comprehensiveness of the work, should any one look in vain for some biography or early reminiscence, let such a one remember that it is impossible to crowd in a single volume an account of everything of interest in a county of the size and age of Hancock.
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