This volume comprises a collection of essays, along with a smattering of short stories and poetry selected from the pages of America’s classic “The Knickerbocker: A New York Monthly Magazine,” published from 1833-1865. This publication, founded with assistance of such noted authors as Washington Irving, was a pillar of the American literary world before the U.S. Civil War changed everything. The first two volumes feature themes of a culinary nature.
Until quite recently few people were aware of the importance of Romania’s ancient sphinx located high in the Bucegi Mountains. After the Pentagon, using advanced satellite technology, located a possible cavern directly beneath the Bucegi sphinx, a combined military effort of United States and Romanian forces was able to unseal the secret vault, bringing to light ancient treasures. This book, “Transylvanian Sunrise,” chronicles some of the events and political maneuvering that led to this enormous breakthrough so significant for the future of mankind.
The Rev. Jacob Chamberlain, M.D., D.D., (1835-1908) served as a missionary to India with the Reformed Church in America for nearly fifty years, mainly stationed at Madanapalle, where he tended the sick, preached the Gospel in many cities and villages, distributed Christian literature, and contributed to the establishment of a number of schools and collages, infirmaries and hospitals.