John Price Durbin, a devout Methodist and college president, reflects on his recent tour of Europe. While making his observations, he comments on the moral state of the continent and the work of the Methodist Church there.
In 1793, Philadelphia suffers a catastrophic yellow fever epidemic. Drawing from his notes made during his own medical service, Benjamin Rush describes the course and effects of the epidemic and posits possible causes and cures of the disease.
Immediately following the American Civil War, Rusling was ordered to make a tour of western military outposts. Ten years later, he wrote a comprehensive account of his journey. His observations provide a valuable look at the economics, culture,...
Hopkins, a Northern supporter of slavery, defends slavery as the will, and law, of God. He does not explain how slavery might be abolished without breaking the law of God, but he does acknowledge the possibility of Abolition.
Compiled and edited by John Bassett Moore, this twelve-volume set of the collected letters and speeches of James Buchanan, spanning his entire political career, includes both personal and professional documents.