The Cyclopedic Review of Current History Volume 8

The Cyclopedic Review of Current History Volume 8

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1899 edition. Excerpt: ... the office of lieutenant-governor of the Province of Quebec in HON. BLANCHE K. DRt'CE OF MlSSISSirFI, REGISTER, UNITED STATES TREASURY. December, 1892 (Vol. 2, p. 411), a position he held until February of the present year, when he retired, being replaced by the Hon. Judge Jette. In 1884 he served as a commissioner for the purpose of investigating and reporting on the subject of Chinese immigration into Canada. DORSEY, HENRY C. L., known all over New England as the "Prisoner's Friend." born in Kentucky: died in Pawtucket, R. I., June 7, aged 75. GRIDLEY. CAPTAIN CHARLES V., commander of the United States flagship "Olympia," and one of the heroes of the brilliant victory of May I. 1808. at Manila; born at Logansport, Ind.. in 1845; died on board the Occidental & Oriental line steamer "Coptic." near Kobe, Japan, June 4. JONES. PROF. HIRAM A., for nearly 50 years a member of the faculty of Lawrence University, Applcton, Wis.; born in Grafton, Worcester co., Mass., Dec. 3. 1831; died in Appleton, Wis., Apr. 11. He w-as prepared for college at Worcester, Mass.. and was graduated;.t Wesleyan University. Middletown, Conn.. 'S3-Shortly after graduation he was called to the chair of Greek and Latin at Lawrence. For many years he acted as vice-president of the college. KEENE. THOMAS W., the well-known tragedian; born in New York city, in 1840; died at the Smith Infirmary, Staten Island, June 1. His first appearance was made in the "Gun Maker of Moscow" at the Bowery theatre in 1865. His favorite character was Richard III., the 2,500th performance of which he celebrated recently in Providence, R. I. LATHROP. GEORGE PARSONS, well-known writer of New England; born in the Sandwich islands in 1851; died at Roosevelt...show more

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  • Paperback | 430 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 22mm | 762g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123651081X
  • 9781236510815