Misc

  • Bits of Travel: 1868-1869

    Famed poet, traveler, and advocate for the rights of Native Americans, Helen Hunt (later Helen Hunt Jackson) penned this lively...

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  • Scandalous: The Diary of James Gallatin

    A long-forgotten diary, found and published, became an important source book for scholars writing about Albert Gallatin, the man who...

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  • Impressions of Spain

    Witty, bitingly satirical, erudite, and passionate, James Russell Lowell was one of the great literary and intellectual, giants of the...

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  • The Will and the Way

      Wife of the famed "Pathfinder to the West," John C. Frémont, daughter of powerful Missouri Senator Thomas Hart Benton,...

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  • Men and Manners in America

      No American can fail to be highly entertained by the witty observations of them written by famed Scottish author,...

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  • The Martyrdom of Joseph Standing

      While in prison in Utah with fellow Mormons, John Nicholson got to know Rugder Clawson, who was the companion...

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  • Wild Oats Sowings

    BUY FOR KINDLE BUY PAPERBACK BUY FOR NOOK "Many will become imbued with the spirit of adventure: these, for the...

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  • Mayfair to Moscow

    What a woman! Once again Clare Sheridan is at the center of world history and recording it all as though...

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  • My American Diary

    Free-spirited Clare Consuelo Sheridan (1885-1970) led a remarkable life. Sculptor, writer, and cousin and friend to Winston Churchill, she traveled...

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  • The Bride of the White House

    When 21-year-old Frances Folsom married bachelor American President Grover Cleveland on June 2, 1886, it was the event of the...

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  • What is Art?

    Leo Tolstoy's fascinating classic treatise on art is as relevant today as it was over one hundred years ago. Highly-readable,...

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  • Railroad Tycoon

    By any account, Edward Henry Harriman was a fascinating individual and a titan of the railroad industry. What Rockefeller was...

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