Thomas Hughes of England and His Visits to Chicago in 1870 and 1880 (Classic Reprint)

Thomas Hughes of England and His Visits to Chicago in 1870 and 1880 (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Thomas Hughes of England and His Visits to Chicago in 1870 and 1880 In the second place we love him because he threw the whole weight of his immense popularity unreservedly in our favor in the great crisis of our Civil War; and thirdly, because, when our homes, our books and libraries were turned to ashes, his time, hiswork and his influence were immediately given to cheer and encourage us, to win for us the sympathy of the scholars and authors, the brains and the hearts of old England, to set a corner-stone for us in the realm of thought and literature. The newspapers and magazines have been so full of notices of him that it is deemed unnecessary to do more than make a brief memorial of his life, with a more particular account of his visit to Chicago, and his sub sequent work ih our behalf. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 66 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 4mm | 100g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243090226
  • 9780243090228