The New York Genealogical and Biographical Record, Volume 32

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New York Genealogical and Biographical Society, 1901 - New York (State)
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Page 5 - Contributions to the History of Ancient Families of New Amsterdam and New York. By Edwin R. Purple, with a biographical sketch of the author, and additions and emendations to the work. By Samuel S. Purple, MD New York: Privately printed.
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Page 41 - ... Boston, Dr. Joseph G. Cogswell remarks : " It was sad parting, too, from little Bancroft. He is a most interesting youth, and is to make one of our great men." In 1820 Bancroft was given the degree of Ph. D. by the university of Gottingen. At this time he selected history as his special branch, having as one of his reasons the desire to see if the observation of masses of men in action would not lead by the inductive method to the establishment of the laws of morality as a science. Removing to...
Page 42 - Mr. Bancroft published the first volume of his " History of the United States," a work to which he had long devoted his thoughts and researches and in which he laid the foundation of a reputation at once permanent and universal. The first and two succeeding volumes of the work, comprising the colonial history of the country, were hailed...
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Page 44 - ... certain to be the decision of the arbiter ; and that if they would adhere strictly to the point that the arbiter should have nothing to do but to decide the meaning of the treaty, and would agree to the King of Prussia as the arbiter, I believed that Prussia would not be swayed by any family connections, but would certainly deliver a righteous verdict, and I recommended that that course be adopted. General Grant's cabinet, which followed Mr. Seward, never for themselves entertained the idea of...
Page 42 - Ame"ricain qui a fait d'excellentes Etudes de philologie et d'histoire philosophique en Allemagne. M. Bancroft est bien digne de vous voir de pres ; il est 1'ami de mon f rere, et il apartient a cette noble race de jeunes Ame"ricains, qui trouvent que le vrai bonheur de 1'homme consiste dans la culture de 1'intelligence. " (Signed) HUMBOLDT. "PARIS, le 7 Septre, 1821.
Page 184 - Mr. Drake has been for several years accumulating materials for a thorough revision of the work. Besides numerous alterations in the text, designed to keep pace with the march of improvement, the opportunity has been availed of for the introduction of new and interesting matter. A number of full-page illustrations not found in earlier editions have been added, including a rare picture of Boston in 1830; the daring feat of Isaac Harris, in saving the Old South from the flames; Boston Common as a cow...

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