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Philip Alexander Bruce

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Jefferson Davis’s Wife

Varim Howell, Wife of Jefferson Davis. By Mrs. Dunbar Rowland. Volume I. New York: The Macmillan Company. $3.50. Many years ago, we saw in the show-window of a well known London bookshop a copy of the then recently published biography of Ge [...]

First Years of the First Colony

The Story of Virginia's First Century. By Mary Newton Stariard. Philadelphia and London: J. B. Lippincott and Company. $5.00. Mrs. Stanard, before the publication of the volume under review, had contributed two books of importance to the subj [...]

Washington’s Southern Tour

Washington's Southern Tour, 1791. By Archibald Henderson. Boston: Houghton, Mifflin and Company. Edition de luxe. $15.00. The author of this sumptuous volume has achieved a high reputation as a mathematician, a biographer, and a historian. The [...]