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Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 2 (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.), Chapter 17: writers on American history, 1783-1850 (search)
. VII. wrote also a Life of Thomas Jefferson (2 vols., 1837), probably the best of the early lives of this statesman. The last of the general historians who fall within this chapter's limits is George Bancroft, who, during his lifetime, held a larger place in the minds of his countrymen than any other historian who has lived in the United States. This he did partly because of his literary worth, partly because of his political activity, and partly because of his social prominence. President Arthur once said that the President is permitted to accept the invitations of members of the cabinet, supreme court judges, and—Mr. George Bancroft. Bancroft was born in Massachusetts in 1800 and died in Washington in 1891. Having graduated from Harvard in 1817, he went to Gottingen on funds subscribed by Harvard and its friends. Back in America in 1822 with a doctor's degree, he settled for a year at Harvard as tutor in Greek. He brought home from Europe many affectations of manner and
Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 2 (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.), Index (search)
, 298 Annual register, the, 104, 105 Antiquities of the Southern Indians, Particularly of the Georgia Tribes, 317 Appeal to Pharaoh, an, 325 Apple Pie and Cheese, 243 Appleton, Frances Elizabeth, 36 Arabian nights, 260 Argonaut, the, 387 Argus, the (Croswell, E.), 183 Argus of Western America, the (Kendall, G. W.), 184 Aristotle, 197, 320 Arme Heinrich, der, 39 Arnold, George, 242 Arnold, Matthew, 203, 245, 253, 254 Artemus Ward. See Browne, C. F. Arthur, Chester A., 110 Ascham, Roger, 124 Ashby, Turner, 305, 306 Ashes of glory, 309 Aspern papers, the, 376 Astroea at the Capital, 283 Astronomy and General physics considered with reference to natural theology, 221 As you like it, 12 At close range, 392 At Fredericksburg, 281 Atlanta Constitution, the, 321-322, 350 Atlantic magazine, the, 167 Atlantic monthly, the, 47, 165, 169, 228, 247, 331, 369 n., 371, 372, 373, 375, 378, 379, 385, 388, 401 Atlantic Souvenir, the,