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Horace Greeley, The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the United States of America, 1860-65: its Causes, Incidents, and Results: Intended to exhibit especially its moral and political phases with the drift and progress of American opinion respecting human slavery from 1776 to the close of the War for the Union. Volume I. 126 0 Browse Search
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Hon. J. L. M. Curry , LL.D., William Robertson Garrett , A. M. , Ph.D., Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 1.1, Legal Justification of the South in secession, The South as a factor in the territorial expansion of the United States (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 42 0 Browse Search
Edward Alfred Pollard, The lost cause; a new Southern history of the War of the Confederates ... Drawn from official sources and approved by the most distinguished Confederate leaders. 38 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 1. (ed. Frank Moore) 36 2 Browse Search
Francis Jackson Garrison, William Lloyd Garrison, 1805-1879; the story of his life told by his children: volume 3 34 0 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 1. 28 0 Browse Search
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George Ticknor, Life, letters and journals of George Ticknor (ed. George Hillard), Chapter 17: (search)
ry agreeable; but this was quite out of the common course. . . . . . Mr. Adams Then Secretary of State. gives a great dinner once a week, and Mrs. Adams a great ball once a fortnight; it keeps her ill half the time, but she is a woman of great spirit, and carries it through with a high hand. . . . . Calhoun's, however, was the pleasantest of the ministerial dinners, because he invited ladies, and is the most agreeable person in conversation at Washington,—I mean of the Cabinet,—and Mrs. Calhoun is a very good little woman, who sometimes gives a pleasant ball. . . . . The Russian Minister is a strange, retired fanatic, in feeble health, who gives splendid dinners once a week. Addington, the British Charge, is a very acute, pleasant, well-informed man of letters, who gives very agreeable little dinners en garcon, twice a week, The Baron de Mareuil French Minister. is a truly elegant gentleman, in the largest sense of the term, and his wife is a very sweet and beautiful woman, wi
George Ticknor, Life, letters and journals of George Ticknor (ed. George Hillard), Chapter 19: (search)
tle girl; and the whole air of the convent, and seeing I. through the grating, interested and amused S. so much that I was very glad I took her. On our return I went to the House and Senate, where we passed the forenoon in hearing debates, and witnessing the passage of the tariff, which went by a majority of eleven in the House, and was followed by a short abusive speech from John Randolph. I dined at a mess, called Fort Jackson, with Tazewell, Governor Dickerson, Woodbury, Verplanck, Calhoun, Polk, etc . . . . . I was quite happy and gay an hour or two with Mr. Webster, Mr. Gorham, etc., after dinner [at Mr. Sullivan's lodgings], and I was somewhat excited by John Randolph in the House; but in the main I was rather dreary and homesick. April 25.—Yesterday we had quite a pleasant time at Menou's. French Minister. He has bought a small cottage, and after nearly rebuilding it and fitting it altogether in French style, he has made it a pretty little snug place for a bachelor.
George Ticknor, Life, letters and journals of George Ticknor (ed. George Hillard), chapter 26 (search)
, 483, 489. Bunsen, Carl Josias, 177, 178. Burgess, Sir, James Bland, 60, 62. Burr, Aaron, Talleyrand's opinion of, 261. Bussierre, Baron de, 464, 470. Buttini, Dr., 154. Byron, Lady, 60, 63, 66, 67, 68, 410 and note, 448. Byron, Lord, 54, 58, 59, 60, 62, 63, 64, 66-68; anecdote of, 110, 114, 165, 166, 411, 446. C Caballero Fern an, pseud., 236 note. Cabot, George, 12, 13, 14, 396. Cadaval, Duchess de, 249. Cadiz, 193; visits, 236. Calasanzios Convent, 195. Calhoun, John C., 349, 381. Cambridge, England, visits, 270, 271. Camoens, 244, 252. Campagna of Rome, 168. Campbell, Sir, John, 245, 246. Campbell, Thomas, 62, 63, 65, 282, 410. Canova, Antonio, 172. Carroll, Archbishop, 41. Carroll, Charles, 41. Carus, Dr., 459, 473, 475, 482. Cassel, visits, 121. Castel Branco, Baron. See Lacerda. Castro, Don Joao de, 246. Chalmers, Rev. Dr., 405. Chaloner, Mr., 443. Channing, Edward T., 9, 12, 26; letters to,. 30, 42, 83, 89, 96, 107, 118