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Bernard Mayo


Facets of the American Character

And Keep Your Powder Dry: An Anthropologist Looks at America. By Margaret Mead. William Morrow and Company. $2.50. The American Leonardo: The Life of Samuel P. B. Morse. By Carleton Mabee. Alfred A. Knopf. $5.00. Francis Parkman, Heroic Historian. B [...]

A Peppercorn for Mr. Jefferson

Early in the morning of New Year's Day, 1802, Parson John Leland proudly drove his heavily laden sleigh up to the front door of the President's House. For three weeks this Baptist preacher and his companion, Darius Brown, had been on the road to Wash [...]