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The Ancient and Honorable Order of E Clampus Vitus


The ‘Spoiled Dove’ of the Comstock: Julia Bulette

Las Vegas Sun, May 3, 1970

Was John Millian innocent?

Here is a letter written in Virginia City by Samuel Baker to his niece and nephew April 29th 1868. The letter is incomplete. Wish I had all of it. Talks about a IOOF celebration , parade, Indian massacre and the hanging of John Millian….enjoy! Maggie & Frank I received a letter from each of you…
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Julie Boulette

First Clamper Chapter in Nevada

July 4, 1963

Guy Rocha, Reno Gazette, April 21, 2001

Comment from Ron James: “Guy abhorred the folkloric process that wove tentacles around the historical subjects of the West. His brand of “myth busting” became the sole reason behind his writing, but it discredited an essential aspect of what the West was – and is – all about, namely, the stories. Richard Dorson coined the…
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Addendumbus Maximus

ADDENDUMBUS MAXIMUS:6025 (2020 C.E.)fromThe Noble Grand Humbug with Many Names:Matthew Ebert, aka “Metric” “Mattress” “El Colchone” “El Futon”&“Metricio E Bertus” I wrote this to address some questions that have arisen about the various officer positions. It is by no means exhaustive, but I hope it will be helpful. Roisterous Iscutus Estimating food amounts: This is…
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Demotion Dinner POSTPONED to Sat., Jan. 21, 6028 (2023 CE)

Due to the predicted incoming storm, lack of parking and road conditions the powers that be have decided for the safety of the Brotherhood the Demotion Dinner will be postponed until next Saturday, January 21st, as SST has moved theirs until February 4th. I apologize for any inconvenience this may cause but feel in the…
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TRASH 6027

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