n editorial, but could do marvelous pieces of reporting, compose interesting correspondence — as witness his letters from Europe and about his trip across the continent-and act as chief critic over all the columns under his control.
To him, thereforoads were then in their infancy, with less than 3,000 miles in operation in this country in 1840.
The first steamers to Europe began running in 1838.
The Morse telegraph was first operated between Baltimore and Washington in 1844, and the first teation to the shores of America to assist in the foundation of an ideal society, and when philosophers on the continent of Europe were believing that things dreamed of were at last to be realized.
Greeley's mind was naturally receptive of new plans f social questions, book reviews (including a very uncomplimentary one of Longfellow's poems), and afterward letters from Europe, and Greeley has given generous praise to her contributions and her aims.
But when she demanded the fullest recognition