Page 65 - We had so few books," he records in the exquisite fragment of autobiography he has left us, " that to read them once or twice was nothing
Famous americans of recent times. JAMES PARTON Full view - 1867. Famous Americans of Recent Times James Parton Full view - 1877. View all . Common terms and phrases. Page 65 - We had so few books," he records in the exquisite fragment of autobiography he has left us, " that to read them once or twice was nothing. We thought they were all to be got by heart. How touching the story, so well known, of the mighty struggle and long self-sacrifice it cost this family to get the youth through college !
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by. Parton, James, 1822-1891. Stephen Girard and his college. James Gordon Bennett and the New York herald.
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James Parton (1822-1891) was an American biographer, born in Canterbury, England
James Parton (1822-1891) was an American biographer, born in Canterbury, England. He was taken to the United States when he was five years old, studied in New York City and White Plains, New York, and was a schoolmaster in Philadelphia and then in New York. He moved to Newburyport, Massachusetts, where he died. Among his other publications are General Butler in New Orleans (1863), Famous Americans of Recent Times (1867), The Peoples Book of Biography (1868), Noted Women of Europe and America (1883), and Captains of Industry (two series, 1884 and 1891), for young people.
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