History of Kentucky, Volume 3

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American Historical Society, 1922 - Kentucky
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This book preserves the legacy on a great many individuals who otherwise would have faded into obscurity . Taken in context of the time it was written 1922, it provides a valuable research tool. Particularly interesting is the Biography of Byron McClelland of Lexington. Further research will reveal why.  



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Page 272 - ... the acquaintance of many of the first persons of that aee for knowledge, wit, virtue, birth or high station, and particularly contracted a most intimate and bosom friendship with the learned and illustrious Charles Boyle, Earl of Orrery.
Page 272 - ... and bosom friendship with the learned and illustrious Charles Boyle, Earl of Orrery. He was called to the bar in the middle Temple ; Studied for some time in the Low Countries...
Page 133 - ... a prophet is not without honor save in his own country...
Page 16 - Congress ; was elected to the United States Senate and took his seat March 4, 1897. His term of service will expire March 3, 1903.
Page 276 - In touching upon the life history of the subject of this sketch the writer aims to avoid fulsome encomium and extravagant praise ; yet he desires to hold up for consideration those facts which have shown the distinction of a true, useful and honorable life — a life characterized by perseverance, energy, broad charity and well defined purpose.
Page 6 - My farm is in fine order, and my preparations for the crop of the present year, are in advance of all my neighbors. I shall make a better farmer than statesman. And I find in the business of cultivation, gardening, grazing, and the rearing of the various descriptions of domestic animals, the most agreeable resources.
Page 276 - The specific and distinctive office of biography is not to give voice to a man's modest estimate of himself and his accomplishments, but rather to leave the perpetual record establishing his character by the consensus of opinion on the part of his fellowmen.
Page 272 - England for his education, where, under the care of Sir Robert Southwell, and ever favored with his particular instructions, he made a happy proficiency in polite and various learning. By the means of the same noble friend, he was introduced to the acquaintance of many of the first persons of that age for knowledge, wit, virtue, birth...
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