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What information can be gleaned from these Naval Academy accomplishments?

The numbers in parenthesis can be indicative of the number of the year that the Cadet participated in the activity. Buzzard (2) would equate to participation in "Buzzard" during year 2. Class ...
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Help reading an Ellis island record

Some information I have helps add weight to your translation and that of @CanadianGirlScout: Luka Cacic and Karlo Cacic, lived outside Kansas City, MO in Sugar Creek. My Grandmother Manda Suknaic ...
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What can I learn about Sir William Brereton based on his portrait?

The word “militis” means that he is a knight; he is in fact not wearing military clothing, but fashionable dress. The sword and belt are customary accessories of a gentleman.
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