1894-98: G. P. Putnam
's Sons.) Unfinished.
The reader may always trust Mr. Ropes
' information, but not always his judgment.
History of the United States
from the Compromise of 1850.
By James Ford Rhodes
(New York, 1895-99: Harper Brothers.) Unfinished.
This work is steadily taking the features of a classic.
No writer of any period of our history combines so many gifts,--interest, weight, thoroughness, serenity.
the history of the last Quarter-Century in the United States
(1870-95). Volume I. By Elisha Benjamin Andrews
(New York, 1896: Charles Scribner
's Sons.) Entertaining, undigested, readable.
A good cartoon of the period.
XIII. * Campaigning with Grant
By General Horace Porter, Ll.D.
(New York, 1897: The Century Company.)