Short Nonfiction Collection Vol. 015

A collection of short nonfiction works in the public domain. The essays, speeches and reports included in this collection were independently selected by the readers, and the topics encompass history, government, military history, science, philosophy, sports, nature and religion. (summary by J. M. Smallheer)

15 chapters
Animals at Play, Chapter 3 from <i>The Human Side of Animals</i>
Baseball from 'The Dial' July 26, 1919
Jefferson's Letter to The Danbury Baptists
The Letter of Columbus on the Discovery of America
The Logic of Persecution
On the Faults of the Constitution
Poisonous Cheese from <i>A Treatise on Adulterations of Food and Culinary Poisons</i>
Queen Bess' Feast from <i>A Thousand and One Afternoons in Chicago</i>
The Seige of Troy from <i>On the Shores of the Great Sea</i>
Thanksgiving Proclamation of 1789
Thomas Paine
Thoughts on Government
Truth of Intercourse