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George Meade, The Life and Letters of George Gordon Meade, Major-General United States Army (ed. George Gordon Meade) 24 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 2 10 0 Browse Search
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 2 6 0 Browse Search
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War. 6 0 Browse Search
Allan Pinkerton, The spy in the rebellion; being a true history of the spy system of the United States Army during the late rebellion, revealing many secrets of the war hitherto not made public, compiled from official reports prepared for President Lincoln , General McClellan and the Provost-Marshal-General . 6 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 4. (ed. Frank Moore) 6 0 Browse Search
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 4 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Henry Walcott Boynton, Reader's History of American Literature 4 0 Browse Search
Edward H. Savage, author of Police Recollections; Or Boston by Daylight and Gas-Light ., Boston events: a brief mention and the date of more than 5,000 events that transpired in Boston from 1630 to 1880, covering a period of 250 years, together with other occurrences of interest, arranged in alphabetical order 4 0 Browse Search
Historic leaves, volume 8, April, 1909 - January, 1910 4 0 Browse Search
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the dust quickening into life. In the same year Mrs. Rowson published by subscription, and under the patronage of her grace, the duchess of Devonshire, then one of the most beautiful and accomplished ladies of England, her first work, entitled Victoria. The work is dedicated to her grace, the duchess of Devonshire, and among the subscribers' names are those of Samuel Adams, General John Burgoyne, Mrs. Sarah Siddons, and other celebrities of that day. On the appearance of Victoria, the duchessVictoria, the duchess introduced her protege to the Prince of Wales, known afterwards as George IV., and who was so well pleased with the young author and her book as to bestow a pension on her father. Writing, now observes Mrs. Rowson, was her most pleasurable amusement; and she gave to the world in rapid succession the following books: Mary, or, The Test of Honor, A Trip to Parnassus, The Inquisitor. Nason says of them these works exhibit alike fertility of imagination, simplicity of style, and purity of heart.