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Great Men and Famous Women. Vol. 4 A series of pen and pencil sketches of the lives of more than 200 of the most prominent personages in History   By: (1870-1942)

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[Transcriber's note: Obvious printer's errors have been corrected, all other inconsistencies are as in the original. The author's spelling has been maintained.

Captions marked with [TN] have been added while producing this file.]

[Illustration: The Berlin Conference.]

GREAT MEN AND FAMOUS WOMEN

A Series of Pen and Pencil Sketches of

THE LIVES OF MORE THAN 200 OF THE MOST PROMINENT PERSONAGES IN HISTORY

VOL. IV.

Copyright, 1894, BY SELMAR HESS

edited by Charles F. Horne

[Illustration: Publisher's arm.]

New York: Selmar Hess Publisher

Copyright, 1894, by SELMAR HESS.

CONTENTS OF VOLUME IV.

SUBJECT AUTHOR PAGE

JOHN ADAMS, Edwin Williams , 251 Letter from Adams to a friend on the "Destiny of America," 252 LOUIS AGASSIZ, Asa Gray , 350 PRINCE VON BISMARCK, Prince Outisky , 385 SIMON BOLIVAR, Hon. John P. St. John , 306 EDMUND BURKE, Dr. Heinrich Geffcken , 226 JEAN FRANÇOIS CHAMPOLLION, Georg Ebers , 311 GROVER CLEVELAND, Clarence Cook , 403 GEORGES CUVIER, John Stoughton, D.D. , 287 CHARLES DARWIN, Arch. Geikie, LL.D., F.R.S. , 355 BENJAMIN DISRAELI, Harriet Prescott Spofford , 370 BENJAMIN FRANKLIN, 231 LÉON GAMBETTA, 363 WILLIAM EWART GLADSTONE, Justin McCarthy , 377 HORACE GREELEY, Noah Brooks , 345 ALEXANDER HAMILTON, 265 PATRICK HENRY, General Bradley T. Johnson , 236 ALEXANDER VON HUMBOLDT, Louis Agassiz , 292 ANDREW JACKSON, Thomas Wentworth Higginson , 317 THOMAS JEFFERSON, Hon. John B. Henderson , 256 ABRAHAM LINCOLN, Terence Vincent Powderly , 338 WILLIAM MCKINLEY, Rossiter Johnson , 398 MARIA THERESA, Anna C. Brackett , 221 COUNT DE MIRABEAU, Charles S. Hathaway , 273 ISAAC NEWTON, John Stoughton, D.D. , 211 DANIEL O'CONNELL, Justin McCarthy , 300 CHARLES STEWART PARNELL, Thomas Davidson , 395 JEAN HENRI PESTALOZZI, Harriet Martineau , 282 PETER THE GREAT, 215 MAXIMILIEN ROBESPIERRE, 278 WILLIAM HENRY SEWARD, Hon. Charles E. Fitch , 332 LOUIS ADOLPHE THIERS, 360 GEORGE WASHINGTON, 242 Letter from Washington to his adopted daughter on the subject of "Love," 250 DANIEL WEBSTER, Rev. Dr. Tweedy , 326 Letter from Webster to his friend Brigham on the "Choice of a Profession," 331 WILLIAM III. OF ENGLAND, 205

LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS

VOLUME IV.

PHOTOGRAVURES

ILLUSTRATION ARTIST TO FACE PAGE

THE BERLIN CONFERENCE, Anton von Werner Frontispiece THE THIRD ESTATE TAKES REFUGE IN THE TENNIS COURT, Étienne Lucien Mélingue 276 PESTALOZZI, THE CHILDREN'S FRIEND, Konrad Grob 286 THE ENROLLMENT OF VOLUNTEERS, 1870, Alfred Paul de Richemont 368 BISMARCK BEFORE PARIS, Ludwig Braun 390

WOOD ENGRAVINGS AND TYPOGRAVURES

COUNCIL OF WAR AFTER THE LANDING OF WILLIAM OF ORANGE, H... Continue reading book >>




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