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EUROPEAN TRAVEL JOURNAL — Lewis Henry Morgan—Rochester Historical So- ciety (75¢).

One night go-odd years ago, a group of wild young rapscallions broke into a Masonic temple in Cayuga County, N. Y., put on the ceremonial robes and organized a mock secret society. One of these young limbs was an eloquent, enterprising Union College graduate named Lewis Henry Morgan. A crusading teetotaler but a hard smoker and poker player who had leisure for such japes because hard times kept him from practicing law, Morgan became secretary of the burlesque secret society, turned it into...

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