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Marse Henry (Volume 2) An Autobiography   By: (1840-1921)

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"Marse Henry"

An Autobiography


Henry Watterson

Volume II



Chapter the Thirteenth

Charles Eames and Charles Sumner Schurzand Lamar I Go to Congress A Heroic Kentuckian Stephen Foster and His Songs Music and Theodore Thomas

Chapter the Fourteenth

Henry Adams and the Adams Family John Hay and Frank Mason The Three Mousquetaires of Culture Paris "The Frenchman" The South of France

Chapter the Fifteenth

Still the Gay Capital of France Its Environs Walewska and De Morny Thackeray in Paris A Pension Adventure

Chapter the Sixteenth

Monte Carlo The European Shrine of Sport and Fashion Apocryphal Gambling Stories Leopold, King of the Belgians An Able and Picturesque Man of Business

Chapter the Seventeenth

A Parisian Pension The Widow of Walewska Napoleon's Daughter in Law The Changeless A Moral and Orderly City

Chapter the Eighteenth

The Grover Cleveland Period President Arthur and Mr. Blaine John Chamberlin The Decrees of Destiny

Chapter the Nineteenth

Mr. Cleveland in the White House Mr. Bayard in the Department of State Queer Appointments to Office The One Party Power The End of North and South Sectionalism

Chapter the Twentieth

The Real Grover Cleveland Two Clevelands Before and After Marriage A Correspondence and a Break of Personal Relations

Chapter the Twenty First

Stephen Foster, the Song Writer A Friend Comes to the Rescu His Originality "My Old Kentucky Home" and the "Old Folks at Home" General Sherman and "Marching Through Georgia"

Chapter the Twenty Second

Theodore Roosevelt His Problematic Character He Offers Me an Appointment His Bonhomie and Chivalry Proud of His Rebel Kin

Chapter the Twenty Third

The Actor and the Journalist The Newspaper and the State Joseph Jefferson His Personal and Artistic Career Modest Character and Religious Belief

Chapter the Twenty Fourth

The Writing of Memoirs Some Characteristics of Carl Shurz Sam Bowles Horace White and the Mugwumps

Chapter the Twenty Fifth

Every Trade Has Its Tricks I Play One on William McKinley Far Away Party Politics and Political Issues

Chapter the Twenty Sixth

A Libel on Mr. Cleveland His Fondness for Cards Some Poker Stories The "Senate Game" Tom Ochiltree, Senator Allison and General Schenck

Chapter the Twenty Seventh

The Profession of Journalism Newspapers and Editors in America Bennett, Greeley and Raymond Forney and Dana The Education of a Journalist

Chapter the Twenty Eighth

Bullies and Braggarts Some Kentucky Illustrations The Old Galt House The Throckmortons A Famous Sugeon "Old Hell's Delight"

Chapter the Twenty Ninth

About Political Conventions, State and National "Old Ben Butler" His Appearance as a Trouble Maker in the Democratic National Convention of 1892 Tarifa and the Tariff Spain as a Frightful Example

Chapter the Thirtieth

The Makers of the Republic Lincoln, Jefferson, Clay and Webster The Proposed League of Nations The Wilsonian Incertitude The "New Freedom"

Chapter the Thirty First

The Age of Miracles A Story of Franklin Pierce Simon Suggs Billy Sunday Jefferson Davis and Aaron Burr Certain Constitutional Shortcomings

Chapter the Thirty Second

A War Episode I Meet my Fater I Marry and Make a Home The Ups and Downs of Life Lead to a Happy Old Age


Henry Watterson Fifty Years Ago

Henry Woodfire Grady One of Mr. Watterson's "Boys"

Mr. Watterson's Library at "Mansfield"

A Corner of "Mansfield" Home of Mr. Watterson

Henry Watterson (Photograph Taken in Florida)

Henry Watterson. From a painting by Louis Mark in the Manhattan Club, New York


Chapter the Thirteenth

Charles Eames and Charles Sumner Schurzand Lamar I Go to Congress A Heroic Kentuckian Stephen Foster and His Songs Music and Theodore Thomas


Swift's definition of "conversation" did not preside over or direct the daily intercourse between Charles Sumner, Charles Eames and Robert J... Continue reading book >>

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