John Hay: American Statesmen Series, Part 2

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Kessinger Publishing, Jan 1, 2004 - Biography & Autobiography - 464 pages
This is a personal biography and not a political history. John Hay was an ideal letter writer, he recorded his impressions so freshly and so vividly that he never leaves us in doubt as to what he thought of persons, political affairs, or life's experiences. Contents: Bread Winners; Abraham Lincoln: A History; Washington Circle; Letters to Henry Adams; Major McKinley; Hay's Ambassadorship; Hay Secretary of State; Alaska: The First Canal Treaty; Boxer Ordeal; German Menace Looms; Republic of Panama; Theodore Roosevelt sketch by John Hay; Hay's Last Labors. Illustrated.

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Author and editor William Roscoe Thayer was born in Boston, Massachusetts on January 16, 1859. He graduated from Harvard University in 1881 and in 1886. In 1892, he became the editor of the Harvard Graduates' Magazine. He wrote numerous books including The Life and Times of Cavour; The Life and Letters of John Hay; Theodore Roosevelt: An Intimate Biography; Volleys from a Non-Combatant; and The Art of Biography. He died in 1923.

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