Recollections of My Life and Reflections on Times and Events During It: A Memoir by Father W. J. HowlettMain MenuIntroductionTable of ContentsPage 1Page 2Page 3Page 4Page 5Page 6Page 7Page 8Page 9Page 10Page 11Page 12Page 13Page 14Page 15Page 16Page 17Page 18Page 19Page 20Page 21Page 22Page 23Page 24Page 25Page 26Page 27Page 28Page 29Page 30Page 31Page 32Page 33Page 34Page 35Page 36Page 37Page 38Page 39Page 40Page 41Page 42Page 43Page 44Page 45Page 46Page 47Page 48Page 49Page 50Page 51Page 52Page 53Page 54Page 55Page 56Page 57Page 58Page 59Page 60Page 61Page 62Page 63Page 64Page 65Page 66Page 67Page 68Page 69Page 70Page 71Page 72Page 73Page 74Page 75Page 76Page 77Page 78Page 79Page 80Page 81Page 82Page 83Page 84Page 85Page 86Page 87Page 88Page 89Page 90Page 91Page 92Page 93Page 94Page 95Page 96Page 97Page 98Other Writings by Father W. J. HowlettTimelineHowlett Family TreeWilliam J. Howlett Family TreeMaps and Geography: Howlett's First Trip WestFr. Howlett moved with his family to Denver when he was a child, and then moved to St. Thomas Seminary in Bardstown, KY several years later. This map recounts the path he took to get to both places.Maps and Geography: Howlett's European travelsFr. Howlett traveled far and wide during his trip to Europe. Here is a map of the places he recorded visiting.Maps and Geography: Howlett in Paris, 1872-1873This map shows the locations that Fr. Howlett mentioned visiting while in Paris, France.Maps and Geography: Howlett in London, 1874This map shows the locations that Fr. Howlett mentioned visiting while vacationing in London, EnglandMaps and Geography: Colorado Missions with TerrainFr. Howlett's Colorado mission locations, with Colorado terrain.IndexAcknowledgementsContributors' BiographiesCaroline Sherman66a71275ddeb8af1c1d88afae82e839e1097bec8Alvaro Cestti9cbe672718f2639644bd64e01d3ccbd427b50135Rebecca Lemon6b79a9a87a74d12f9288641e66ba0cdddcc2dc70Thomas Lynch079bdd3d2111c84d632cad76a596db20227e1e4bMaria Letizia6062382c70a421e32af463b8d74b84d42cc4692cDaniella Montesanobf55c9c5d63232ad4c740968bbc26fd662a7be27Veronica Smaldone8faa362cf8b51bf3f3a3b904503dd87a653500eeAshley Trimble922ced99a1a653270a76468ea189bc6540cdcc7eHIST 394 at CUA, Spring 2020
Meets an old acquaintance on the train
12020-03-16T12:00:09-07:00Rebecca Lemon6b79a9a87a74d12f9288641e66ba0cdddcc2dc70361924plain2020-04-21T18:50:22-07:001910Rebecca Lemon6b79a9a87a74d12f9288641e66ba0cdddcc2dc70"We cheered at every house we passed, and hurrahed for everybody. One house was that of Mr. Colin Thomas, and it happened that a boy had been born to the family just a day or two before. We gave a double cheer for the latest arrival and wished him long life and happiness. Forty-five years later (1910) I was a passenger on a train from Denver to Kansas City. Occupying a berth across the aisle of the Pullman from me was a man of middle age who smiled and remarked favorably on the warmth of the car as we came in from the raw cold evening air and began to remove our top coats. This opened a conversation which lasted until bedtime. The following morning we breakfasted together in the dining car, and it was only then that we exchanged names and addresses. Then I found that he was the identical baby whose entrance into the world we had boisterously hailed on that winter night in far-off Michigan!"