Title: Magazine Of American History Vol. XXII July–Dec. 1889 With Notes And Queries
Edited By: Mrs. Martha J. Lamb
Publication Information: New York City.
Additional Information: 529 pages. Illustrated (approx. 73). Detailed index in the back. No paper covers on issues. I have more of these volumes.
Summary: Contents Include:
· The Story of the Washington Centennial. Mrs. Martha J. Lamb.
· The Discovery of the Mississippi. Henry Lee Reynolds.
· Washington and William the Silent. A Parallel. M. M. Baldwin.
· The Last Twelve Days of Major John André . Hon. J. O. Dykman, II & III.
· Some Glimpses of Holland. Gen. Alfred E. Lee.
· Lost in the Ice. Extract from Elisha Kent Kane’s Arctic Explorations
· Tribute to the Hon. Robert C. Winthrop. Daniel Goodwin.
· Col. William S. Smith of the Revolution. M. D. Raymond.
· A Relic of Washington’s Saddle. A Poem. Rev. J. R. Barnes.
· Notes, Queries, and Replies (in multiple issues)
· Societies (in multiple issues)
· Historic and Social Jottings (in multiple issues)
· Book Notices (in multiple issues)
· The Career of a Beneficent Enterprise. One Hundred and Four Years of Interesting Work of the General Society of Mechanics and Tradesmen of the City of New York. Mrs. Martha J. Lamb.
· The Philipse Patent in the Highlands. William S. Pelletreau.
· The Earliest American People. J.T. Everett, A.M., M.D., Ph.D.
· England’s Struggle with the American Colonies. Rev. William W. Taylor.
· The Founding of Post Vincennes. J. P. Dunn, Jr.
· Tribute to Mrs. Rutherford B. Hayes. Mrs. Martha J. Lamb.
· Life and its Activities. Hon. Merrill E. Gates.
· The Wit and, Wisdom of Keokuk, Chief of the Sacs and Foxes, 1832—1845
· Original Documents (in multiple issues)
· Unpublished Letter of Washington. Contributed by Rev. J. R. Barnes
· Letter from Pierre Van Cortlandt to his Son . Contributed by Mrs. Pierre Van Cortlandt
· Historic Homes and Landmarks. Mrs. Martha J. Lamb, III.
· Old French Post at Trempeleau, Wisconsin. T. H. Lewis
· Lincoln’s Restoration Policy for Virginia. Robert Stiles.
· Tribute to John W. Hamersley. Maj.-Gen. John Watts De Peyster.
· Growth of a Great National Library. Milton T. Adkins.
· St. John de Crèvecoeor. William Seton.
· New York’s Great Landholder. George Clarke.
· Sketch of Mrs. Amasa J. Parker
· Washington’s Rules of Civility and Decent Behaviour. Dr. J. M. Toner.
· Enlistment of Colored Soldiers, 1814. Contributed by Lieut.-Col. A. K. Arnold
· Act of Assessment for Oyster Bay, 1717. Contributed by Townsend D. Cock
· Letter of Captain Ten Eyçk on the Execution of André. Contributed by Mrs. Pierre Van Cortlandt
· The Romantic Beginnings of Milwaukee. Roy Singleton.
· Georgia the only Free Colony; How the Negro Came. Prof. H. A. Scomp.
· Kings, Presidents, and Governors of Georgia, 1732—1889. Col. Charles C. Jones, LL.D.
· Samuel L. M. Barlow. A Poem. George Ticknor Curtis.
· Tribute to Samuel L. M. Barlow. Mrs. Martha J. Lamb.
· Discovery of America by Columbus. Boston and New York Celebrations One Hundred
· Years Ago. George H. Moore, LL. D.
· Antiquity of the Tupper Family. Prof. Frederick Allison Tupper.
· Financial Condition of New York in 18~33, Susan Fenimore Cooper.
· A Trip to Niagara in 1835. Journal of Miss Caroline Spencer. Robert A. Benton.
· Oliver Wendell Holmes. His Eightieth Birthday
· Prizes for Historic Work
· Home of Charles Carroll of Carrollton. Mrs. Martha J. Lamb.
· A Chapter from the History of Utah. Hubert Howe Bancroft.
· Rise of a Great Masonic Library in Iowa. Lydia Jackson Lauphere.
· The Stone Images of San Augustin. Lieut. Henry R. Lemly.
· Some of the Beginnings of Delaware. Rev. William W. Taylor.
· The First Iron Works in America. Nathan H. Hawkes.
· Relic of Braddock’s Field. Zenas McDonald.
· Oliver Pollock. His Connection with the Conquest of Illinois, 1778. Horace Edwin Hayden.
· Story of a British Surgeon’s Experience in the Revolution. Contributed by Adrian Van Sinderen
· Land of my Birth. A Poem. W. I. Crandall.
· A Declaration Addressed to the Ancient French in North America by Count d’Estaing. Contributed by Henry T. Drowne
· The Earliest Newspapers of North Carolina
· The Early Career of Lord Brougham. Some of his Contemporaries. Mrs. Martha J. Lamb.
· Tribute to Hooper Cumming Van Vorst. George W. Van Siclen.
· The Story of Brave, Beautiful Margaret Schuyler. A Ballad. Hon. Charles C. Nott.
· The Drawings of a Navajo Artist. B. W. Shufeldt
· Acrostic by John Quincy Adams. Ella M. M. Nave.
· The Scioto Purchase in 1787. E. C. Dawes.
· Private Contract Provision in Ordinance of 1787. Hon. W. P. Cutler.
· Lincoln’s Restoration Policy for Virginia. Rev. Horace Edwin Hayden.
· Joseph Hawley, the Northampton Statesman. His Address to the Minute-Men. Charles Lyman Shaw.
· First Editions of the Bible Printed in America. Clement Ferguson.
· General Grant and the French. Theodore Stanton.
· Unpublished Letter of Charles Carroll to Washington. Contributed by Thomas Addis Emmet, M.D
· Letter of Richard Henry Lee. Contributed by Horace Edwin Hayden
· Letter of Stephen King. Contributed by Hon. Horatio King
Condition: Hardcover, Ex-Lib-usual stamps/marks. Covers are very worn, corners and edges bumped and bared, scuffed, soiled, pieces missing; book plate inside front cover; spine seam near front is cracked so first few pages are completely lose in volume; spine seam inside back cover is cracked so cover a little lose; rest of text is intact; text has soiled specks, smudges, age discoloring and some tears; few marks on content pages and one other page has some marks; several pages have chipped edges and small pieces missing; overall a worn copy but a readable copy.
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