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Telecommunications Database

Want to know what kind of equipment or the location of the switch for any US phone number? This and lots of other detailed information is available here. My central office (CO) is on McCoppin St, in San Francisco, and I'm served by a Northern Telecom DMS100.


The Proceedings of the Old Bailey London

Over one hundred fifty years of court case transcripts from the Old Bailey in London, starting from 1674. How would you react if you heard someone breaking into your house? Now if you couldn't call the police? Thomas White got his man and neighbors to help search his cellars when it happened to him on 22 October 1780. This and many other stories of the impact of crime on everyday lives are found here.

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