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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1900. Not illustrated. Excerpt:... LAST TEAES Bournemouth--Letter to Dr. O. W. Holmes--Great fire in Boston audits consequences--" The Poet at the Breakfast-table"-- Bournemouth and its climate--Sir Percy Shelley--Boscombe House--Relics of Shelley--Burial of LordLytton in Westminster Abbey--Visit to Poltimore Park--Asking for advice--Mr. Motley's illness--Desire to go to America--Visit to Mentmore -- Letter to Baroness Meyer de Rothschild--Miss Thackeray--Education in Massachusetts--Return to London--Hatfield and its archives--Panshanger--Ball at Grosvenor House--Improved health --Work on Barneveldt's "Life"--Chiswick--The Shah--Dinner with the Duke and Duchess of Argyll--Various entertainments-- F6te at Northumberland House--The Prince of Wales--The emancipated-slave singers--Progress of the "Life of Barneveldt"--Letter from Dean Stanley--Fresh attack of illness--Publication of the "Life of John van Olden-Barne veldt "--Letter from Dean Stanley--Cannes--Letter to Dr. O. W. Holmes--Account of Mr. Motley's illness--Death of Mr. Sumner--Letter from Dr. O. W. Holmes--Boston gossip--Mrs. Agassiz--Literary work--Birth of a grandson--Naworth Castle--Death of Mrs. Motley--Letters to Baroness Meyer de Rothschild and to Dr. O. W. Holmes--Letter from Mr. Carlyle--Letter to Mrs. W. W. Wadsworth--Plans for the future--Letter from Dr. O. W. Holmes--The monotony of lecturing--Friendship and sorrow--Letter to Dr. O. W. Holmes-- Failing powers--Mr. Dana's nomination--Mr. Motley elected a member of the Institute of France--Visit to the Queen of the Netherlands--Huis ten Bosch--Visit to Allenheads--Letter to the Duchess of Argyll--The Lakes--The Eastern Question--Letter to Dean Stanley on Vol. IH. of the "History of the Jewish Church "--London in winter--Lady Marian Alford--Hengler's Circus--The Eastern ...

    The Writings of John Lothrop Motley (Volume 17); Correspondence of John Lothrop Motley, Ed. by G.W. Curtis (3 V.) by Motley, John Lothrop [Paperback]

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