It’s story time, children. Gather round and let uncle Boyce tell you a captivating tale about personal hygiene, courtship, frontier values, and addiction–all among your ancestors in the early 1800s.
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“Tiffany’s have a collection of minerals on exhibition,” William Boyce Thompson told his staff chemist Fred J. Pope one morning in 1916. “I want you to take a look at it. I may buy it.” A half hour later, he asked Pope whether he had been to Tiffany’s. Pope said “no,” apparently not sensing the […]