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Great Men and Famous Women. Vol. 6 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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[Illustration: Mme. Roland in the Prison of Ste. Pélagie.]

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. VI.

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 VI.

SUBJECT AUTHOR PAGE

BENEDICT ARNOLD, Edgar Fawcett , 207 PETER COOPER, Clarence Cook , 299 CHARLOTTE CORDAY, Oliver Optic , 229 GENERAL GEORGE A. CUSTER, Elbridge S. Brooks , 391 SIR HUMPHRY DAVY, John Timbs, F.S.A. , 277 THOMAS ALVA EDISON, Clarence Cook , 404 JOHN ERICSSON, Martha J. Lamb , 311 CYRUS W. FIELD, Murat Halstead , 354 GENERAL JOHN C. FRÉMONT, Jane Marsh Parker , 340 ROBERT FULTON, Oliver Optic , 267 WILLIAM LLOYD GARRISON, William Lloyd Garrison , 318 GENERAL CHARLES GEORGE GORDON, Colonel R. H. Veitch, R.E. , 384 NATHAN HALE, Rev. Edward Everett Hale , 212 ANDREAS HOFER, 246 DR. EDWARD JENNER, John Timbs, F.S.A. , 263 ELISHA KENT KANE, General A. W. Greely , 325 THADDEUS KOSCIUSKO, 216 LOUIS KOSSUTH, 304 MARQUIS DE LA FAYETTE, William F. Peck , 221 FERDINAND DE LESSEPS, Clarence Cook , 334 DAVID LIVINGSTONE, Professor W. G. Blaikie, L.L.D. , 350 Letter of Affection and Advice from Livingstone to his Children , 353 QUEEN LOUISE OF PRUSSIA, Mrs. Francis G. Faithfull , 249 MARIE ANTOINETTE, Mrs. Octavius Freire Owen , 241 Letter to Marie Antoinette from Maria Theresa on the Duties of a Sovereign , 242 SAMUEL F. B. MORSE, 297 FLORENCE NIGHTINGALE, Lizzie Alldridge , 369 DR. LOUIS PASTEUR, Dr. Cyrus Edson , 378 MADAME ROLAND, Ella Wheeler Wilcox , 233 GENERAL SAN MARTIN, Hezekiah Butterworth , 281 HENRY M. STANLEY, Noah Brooks , 395 GEORGE STEPHENSON, Professor C. M. Woodward , 286 QUEEN VICTORIA, Donald Macleod, D.D. , 361 JAMES WATT, John Timbs, F.S.A. , 256 WILLIAM WILBERFORCE, 272

LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS

VOLUME VI.

PHOTOGRAVURES

ILLUSTRATION ARTIST TO FACE PAGE

MME. ROLAND IN THE PRISON OF STE. PÉLAGIE, Évariste Carpentier Frontispiece THE ARCH OF STEEL, Jean Paul Laurens 224 CHARLOTTE CORDAY AND MARAT, Paul Jacques Aimé Baudry 230 MARIE ANTOINETTE, Théophile Gide 244 QUEEN LOUISE VISITING THE POOR, Hugo Händler 250 THE FIRST VACCINATION DR. JENNER, Georges Gaston Mélingue 266 VICTORIA GREETED AS QUEEN, H. T. Wells 362 PASTEUR IN HIS LABORATORY, Albert Edelfelt 380

WOOD ENGRAVINGS AND TYPOGRAVURES

ANDREAS HOFER LED TO EXECUTION, Franz Defregger 248 WATT DISCOVERING THE CONDENSATION OF STEAM, Marcus Stone 256 SAMUEL F... Continue reading book >>




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