Category Archives: writing as it relates to my blog posts and readers’ sensitivities

On the Question of Writing as It Relates to Potentially Sensitive Material on This Blog

    The following is an email of mine to a critic of a post of mine on this site who felt (inexplicably to me) that I had disclosed information in the post about someone from my distant past that … Continue reading

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the Pocasset murder (1879)

    ‘The Pocasset murder’     See attached, downloadable Word document (above). Plus, see text below (which includes a summary/abstract). See also https://rogersgleanings.com/2016/08/28/newspaper-accounts-of-the-pocasset-murder-edith-burgess-ellis-d-1879/     *********************************************************       Abstract:   Five year old Edith Burgess Freeman (b. July … Continue reading

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