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Page 95 - A positive autobiography, by a man of acknowledged fashion, and an associate of nobles and princes, telling truly how he courted and was coquetted by an heiress in high life, is likely to be as popular a singularity in the way of literature as could well be thought cf."~-Some Journal.
Page 54 - I am sorry to say that it will be impossible for me to be present on the occasion you contemplate, but I hope that it will be full of enthusiasm and congratulation.
Page 95 - The ladies are sure to devour it. It is better and more exciting than any modern romance, as It is a detail of facts, and every page proves conclusively that the plain, unvarnished tale of truth is often stranger than fiction."— Baliim ore Dispatch.
Page 58 - Esq., propose giving him on the 20th instant, and to which you do me the honor to invite me ; but my public duties here will prevent me.
Page 25 - George, eh ? well that is a good name : I will tell you a story about a little boy of that name. He was the son of a farmer, in the town of Jackson, Washington county, State of New York, who was called " Butter John," was about six years old when war was declared between England and the United States. He was lying one evening in his little bed, when his Uncle Robert came in and told his father the news. Little George did not...