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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 669 45 Browse Search
George P. Rowell and Company's American Newspaper Directory, containing accurate lists of all the newspapers and periodicals published in the United States and territories, and the dominion of Canada, and British Colonies of North America., together with a description of the towns and cities in which they are published. (ed. George P. Rowell and company) 314 6 Browse Search
Mrs. John A. Logan, Reminiscences of a Soldier's Wife: An Autobiography 216 0 Browse Search
Abraham Lincoln, Stephen A. Douglas, Debates of Lincoln and Douglas: Carefully Prepared by the Reporters of Each Party at the times of their Delivery. 157 1 Browse Search
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 152 122 Browse Search
John M. Schofield, Forty-six years in the Army 102 14 Browse Search
William H. Herndon, Jesse William Weik, Herndon's Lincoln: The True Story of a Great Life, Etiam in minimis major, The History and Personal Recollections of Abraham Lincoln by William H. Herndon, for twenty years his friend and Jesse William Weik 98 4 Browse Search
John Harrison Wilson, The life of Charles Henry Dana 71 1 Browse Search
Adam Badeau, Grant in peace: from Appomattox to Mount McGregor, a personal memoir 60 0 Browse Search
Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 3 (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.) 52 0 Browse Search
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Cambridge sketches (ed. Estelle M. H. Merrill), A guide to Harvard College. (search)
to Harvard College. Miss Alice H. Jose. The aim of the following sketch is to present to the stranger, visiting Harvard for the first time, an intelligible and may we hope a faithful guide to its chief points of interest. The location of the University in Cambridge makes it easily accessible by all the electric routes from Boston which pass through Harvard Square. We have chosen to enter the beautiful grounds of the college campus at the West gate, the gift of Mr. Samuel Johnston of Chicago. This is an ornamental structure of brick with trimmings of freestone and wrought-iron. A tablet on the left informs us that- By the General Court of Massachusetts Bay 28 October 1636 agreed to give 400 £ Towards a schoale or colledge whereof 200 £ To bee paid the next yeare & 200 £ When the worke is finished & the next court To appoint wheare & wt building 15 November 1637 the colledg is ordered To bee at Newetowne 2 May 1638 It is ordered that Newetowne Shall henceforward be called
Cambridge sketches (ed. Estelle M. H. Merrill), chapter 11 (search)
ong wait for the glass, the telescope was begun and successfully completed. Before it left the workshop of the Clarks it made them famous by their discovery, through it, of the companion star of Sirius. For this, as the most interesting discovery of the year, the French Academy of Sciences awarded Mr. Clark the Lalande medal. The telescope was finished in 1863, but did not go to Mississippi on account of the breaking out of the Civil War. Instead, it was sold to a private association in Chicago. From that time the size of the aperture of telescopes has steadily increased. The Clarks have several times been privileged to have in their workshop glasses larger than any before made. One of the best known of these is the twenty-six inch glass now at the National Observatory in Washington. This, with its twin, made at the same time and sold into private hands, long held the place of the largest telescope in the world. It was completed in 1873. Again and again, however, this aper
Cambridge sketches (ed. Estelle M. H. Merrill), Books of permanent interest. (search)
00; half calf, $4.50; full levant, $6.00. Large Paper Edition, admirable for extension, limited to 250 copies, printed on paper of the best quality. 2 vols., 8vo, $10 net. No less noticeable than the fine critical taste displayed by Mr. Stedman in making his selections is the conscientiousness which has gone into every detail of his work. It would be difficult to imagine a better made anthology, or one more likely to take a permanent place among standard works of reference. The Dial, Chicago. The Works of John Burroughs. A beautiful edition of Mr. Burroughs's writings in nine duodecimo volumes. Printed on cream-tinted laid paper, and bound in a simple, but artistic style. With several portraits of Mr. Burroughs and engraved title-pages. Limited to 1,000 sets. Price, cloth, gilt top, $13.50 net, per set; cloth, paper label, untrimmed, $13.50 net; half calf, gilt top, $27.00 net. Cambridge Editions. Comprising in attractive form the Complete Poetical Works of H.