Monthly Archives: June 2008

Summer Reading: The Story of Jane Lathrop Stanford (7)

I wrote this in 1999. This is the story of Jane Lathrop Stanford and the mysterious circumstances surrounding her death in the early 1900s. Part 7 Months of crisscrossing continents passed, and upon returning from Egypt, Albert Beverly suddenly quit … Continue reading

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Summer Reading: The Story of Jane Lathrop Stanford (6)

I wrote this in 1999. This is the story of Jane Lathrop Stanford and the mysterious circumstances surrounding her death in the early 1900s. Part 6 Intrigue, double-dealing and downright dishonesty pervaded the Stanford household staff in 1904. Jane Lathrop … Continue reading

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She looks stunning in red..

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Summer Reading: The Story of Jane Lathrop Stanford (5)

This is the story of Jane Lathrop Stanford and the mysterious circumstances surrounding her death in the early 1900s. Part 5 And what was the true nature of the relationship between Bertha Berner and the “shrewd” butler Albert Beverly? Albert … Continue reading

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Exotic Poppies: All Done

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Summer Reading: The Story of Jane Lathrop Stanford (4)

This is the story of Jane Lathrop Stanford and the mysterious circumstances surrounding her death in the early 1900s. Part 4 The servant staff resented secretary Bertha Berner’s influence over Mrs. Stanford, and worse, when ordered to obey Bertha, the … Continue reading

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Summer Reading: The Story of Jane Lathrop Stanford (3)

This is the story of Jane Lathrop Stanford and the mysterious circumstances surrounding her death in the early 1900s. Part 3 By June Morrall When Leland Jr. sailed to Europe in 1884, it would be their last time together. The … Continue reading

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1870s: Alexander Gordon's Incredible Chute at Tunitas

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Summer Reading: The Story of Jane Lathrop Stanford (2)

This is the story of Jane Lathrop Stanford and the mysterious circumstances surrounding her death in the early 1900s. By June Morrall One year befoe Leland Stanford drove home the golden spike, wife Jane gave birth to Leland, Jr. in … Continue reading

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Summer Reading….The Story of Jane Lathrop Stanford (1)

I wrote this in 1999. Jane Lathrop Stanford was the wife of U.S. Senator Leland Stanford; together they founded Stanford University in 1891. Leland passed away in 1893. This is Jane Stanford’s story and the strange circumstances surrounding her death … Continue reading

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