Author: Thomas Jefferson
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Release Date: 2017-03-13
Genre: Biography & Autobiography
Among the Second Series of The Papers of Thomas Jefferson, this volume has the most detailed coverage of his day-to-day life. These disciplined records of personal expenditures, and of various other daily observations, furnish valuable information about prices and availability of commodities of the period and provide abundant evidence of Jefferson's devotion to a systematic way of living and of his insatiable curiosity. Originally published in 1997. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. These editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback and hardcover editions. The goal of the Princeton Legacy Library is to vastly increase access to the rich scholarly heritage found in the thousands of books published by Princeton University Press since its founding in 1905.
Author: Robin Sterling
Release Date: 2015-02-21
Journalism in Marion County got its start in April 1885 with the Marion County Herald. Soon other upstart papers sprang up to compete with the Herald. Over the years, several newspapers vied for the dominant spot. This is the fourth volume of a series of books containing newspaper clippings from the earliest existing papers from Marion County. This volume contains the year 1902 through 1904. The clippings in this volume concentrate with notes of births, deaths, and marriages. It also contains articles which were important to the history and growth of the county. The history of the county is written in the pages of its earliest newpapers. Read what the ancestors of the people of Marion County were doing and talking about.
Author: William D. Lindsey
Publisher: University of Arkansas Press
Release Date: 2014-05-01
Wilson R. Bachelor was a Tennessee native who moved with his family to Franklin County, Arkansas, in 1870. A country doctor and natural philosopher, Bachelor was impelled to chronicle his life from 1870 to 1902, documenting the family's move to Arkansas, their settling a farm in Franklin County, and Bachelor's medical practice. Bachelor was an avid reader with wide-ranging interests in literature, science, nature, politics, and religion, and he became a self-professed freethinker in the 1870s. He was driven by a concept he called "fiat flux," an awareness of the "rapid flight of time" that motivated him to treat the people around him and the world itself as precious and fleeting. He wrote occasional pieces for a local newspaper, bringing his unusually enlightened perspectives to the subjects of women's rights, capital punishment, the role of religion in politics, and the domination of the American political system by economic elite in the 1890s. These essays, along with family letters and the original diary entries, are included here for an uncommon glimpse into the life of a country doctor in nineteenth-century Arkansas.
Author: Kitty Sewell
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Release Date: 2009-01-06
Learning that he had fathered twins in icy remote Canada fifteen years earlier, a British surgeon finds his career and marriage rapidly unraveling in the face of painful changes that compel him to confront past demons. Reprint. 125,000 first printing.