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Recollections of a busy life: including reminiscences of American politics and politicians, from the opening of the Missouri contest to the downfall of slavery; to which are added miscellanies ... also, a discussion with Robert Dale Owen of the law of divorce.

Author: Horace Greeley; Robert Dale Owen
Publisher: New York, J.B. Ford & Co., Boston, H.A. Brown & Co. 1868.
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Greeley, Horace, 1811-1872.
Recollections of a busy life.
New York, J.B. Ford & Co., Boston, H.A. Brown & Co.; [etc.] 1868
(OCoLC)654476609
Named Person: Horace Greeley; Horace Greeley
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Horace Greeley; Robert Dale Owen
OCLC Number: 425964
Notes: Imperfect: p. xv, [17]-18, and facsimile wanting.
Description: 3 preliminary leaves, [vii]-xv, [17]-624 pages frontispiece (portrait) illustrations, 2 plates, facsimile 23 cm
Contents: A sample of the Scotch-Irish. --
Our folks at Londonderry. --
"The times that tried men's souls". --
Rural New England fifty years ago. --
My early school-days. --
Adieu to New Hampshire. --
Westhaven. --
My apprenticeship. --
My faith. --
A year by Lake Erie. --
My first experiences in New York. --
Getting into business. --
Temperance in all things. --
Politics. --
Play-days. --
Triumph. --
Log-cabin days. --
The Tribune. --
Socialism. --
Socialistic efforts. --
Harry Clay. --
Margaret Fuller. --
Beggars and borrowers. --
Dramatic memories. --
"Old Zack". --
Congress ; Mileage. --
Congress as it was. --
Glamour. --
Lake Superior ; Mining ; Chicago ; The prairies. --
The great senators ; The Comprise of 1850. --
Libels and libel-suits. --
Europe ; The World Exposition. --
The dissolution of the Whig Party. --
The slavery controversy. --
The new era in politics. --
My farm. --
My farming. --
"Seward, Weed, and Greeley". --
Europe revisited ; Paris ; Switzerland. --
Two days in jail. --
"The Banks Congress" ; The long contest for speaker. --
Fremont ; Buchanan ; Douglas. --
A ride across the plains. --
The Rocky Mountains ; The Great Basin. --
Utah ; Nevada. --
The Sierra Nevada ; The Yosemite ; The big trees. --
The future of California. --
The presidential election of 1860. --
Secession ; How confronted. --
Our Civil War ; Actual and possible. --
Abraham Lincoln. --
Jefferson Davis. --
Authorship ; Writing history. --
My dead. --
Miscellanies. --
Literature as a vocation. --
Poets and poetry. --
Reforms and reformers. --
The grounds of protection. --
Sundry lecturing reminiscences: A day's ride in Maine ; A ride across the Alleghanies ; A night-ride across the prairies ; A winter flood in Illinois. --
Marriage and divorce: a discussion between Horace Greeley and Robert Dale Owen.
Responsibility: By Horace Greeley.

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