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Famous letters : messages & thoughts that shaped our world

Author: Frank McLynn
Publisher: Pleasantville, N.Y. : Reader's Digest Association, ©1993.
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A collection of 50 letters written by well-known men and women who have helped to influence the course of history. Each letter is supported by commentary providing historical background.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Frank McLynn
ISBN: 0895775212 9780895775214
OCLC Number: 28634466
Description: 160 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: Saint Jerome to Eustochium --
Kuyuk, Mongol Khan to Pope Innocent IV --
Christopher Columbus to Luis de Santangel --
Hernando Pizarro to the Oidores of the Audiencia Real of Santo Domingo --
Galileo Galilei to Belisario Vinta --
Samuel Pepys to Lady Elizabeth Carteret --
Benjamin Franklin to Joseph Banks --
The Comte de Bougainville to the Minister of the Marine --
Qianlong, Emperor of China to George III, King of England --
Commodore M.C. Perry to his Imperial Majesty, the Emperor of Japan --
Henry Morton Stanley to the New York Herald --
Louis Pasteur to his family --
Albert Einstein to Franklin D. Roosevelt --
Dante to a friend --
Leonardo da Vinci to the Duke of Milan --
Martin Luther to Pope Leo X --
Anne Boleyn to Henry VIII --
Bonnie Prince Charlie to James Stuart --
George Washington to Colonel Nicola --
Marie Antoinette to Madame Elizabeth --
Thomas Alva Edison to his parents --
William Randolph Hearst to George hearst --
Virginia Stephen [i.e. Virginia Woolf] to Leonard Woolf --
Bartolomeo Vanzetti to Dante Sacco --
Saint Paul to the Corinthians --
Pliny the Younger to Emperor Trajan --
Joan of Arc to the people of Reims --
Lorenzo de' Medici to his son Giovanni --
Sir Francis Walsingham to Francis Drake --
Louis XIV to Jean-Baptiste Colbert --
Napoleon Bonaparte to Louis XVIII --
Robert E. Lee to the Army of Northern Virginia --
Karl Marx to Friedrich Engels --
Émile Zola to the President of France --
Neville Chamberlain to Adolf Hitler --
John Maynard Keynes to Kingsley Wood --
Winston Churchill to Lord Quickswood --
Yuri Andropov to Samantha Smith --
Cicero to Atticus --
Abelard to Heloise --
Mary Queen of Scots to the Earl of Bothwell --
Horatio Nelson to Emma, Lady Hamilton --
Mary Shelley to Maria Gisborne --
Simó́n Bolívar to General Flores --
John Brown to his family --
Abraham Lincoln to Mrs. Lydia Bixby --
Vincent van Gogh to Theo van Gogh --
Captain Robert Falcon Scott to J.M. Barrie --
Carl Jung to Sigmund Freud --
D.H. Lawrence to Bertrand Russell.
Responsibility: edited by Frank McLynn.

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A collection of 50 letters written by well-known men and women who have helped to influence the course of history. Each letter is supported by commentary providing historical background.

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