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Author: Anne Royall
Publisher: Applewood Books
Keywords: united, states, manners, life, history, sketches
Number of Pages: 390
Published: 2007-01-01
ISBN-10: 1429001135
ISBN-13: 9781429001137

Printed privately in 1826, Anne Newport Royall's Sketches of History, Life and Manners in the United States caused quite a stir, as did most of her publications. Considering herself to be the guardian of democracy (she later became a friend of John Quincy Adams), Royall used her works to expose corruption and bad dealings wherever she went, with a boldness that was remarkable for an era obsessed with gentility and "womanly virtue". "Sketches" catalogs Royall's travels from Louisiana to Maine, including Washington, D.C., Baltimore, Philadelphia, New York, Albany, Springfield, Hartford, Worceste

Author: Benson John Lossing
Publisher: Applewood Books
Keywords: american, independence, declaration, signers, sketches, biographical
Number of Pages: 394
Published: 2009-07-01
ISBN-10: 1429019557
ISBN-13: 9781429019552

Popular American historian Benson J. Lossing was a prolific writer whose "Biographical Sketches of the Signers of the Declaration of American Independence" reads like a Who's Who of the country's earliest patriots. It reveals concise details about the more than fifty elected delegates, representing all thirteen colonies, who signed one of the most famous documents in American history. From Thomas Jefferson and John Hancock to less-remembered but equally important personages like Richard Henry Lee and Robert Morris, Lossing offers interesting facts and his own portrait engravings of the individ

Author: Amos Stoddard
Publisher: Applewood Books
Keywords: louisiana, descriptive, historical, sketches
Number of Pages: 500
Published: 2011-01-05
ISBN-10: 1429045825
ISBN-13: 9781429045827

Author: John Thomson
Publisher: Applewood Books
Keywords: war, sketches, historical
Number of Pages: 382
Published: 2009-10-01
ISBN-10: 1429020865
ISBN-13: 9781429020862

Author: Annie Wood Besant
Publisher: Arc Manor LLC
Keywords: sketches, autobiographical
Number of Pages: 169
Published: 2008-03-28
ISBN-10: 1604501812
ISBN-13: 9781604501810

Author: Ivan Turgenev, Max Bollinger
Publisher: Interactive Media
Keywords: sketches, hunting
Number of Pages: 48
ISBN-10: 1907832130
ISBN-13: 9781907832130

Author: Unknown
Publisher: Forgotten Books
Keywords: drama, fiction, romance, sketches, charcter
Number of Pages: 381
ISBN-10: 1440074658
ISBN-13: 9781440074653
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