Moncure Conway, an influential observer and participant in much of English-speaking intellectual life for half a century, presents an account of his life, drawn together towards the end of his eventful days.
Moncure Conway reflects on his 1883-84 journey across the United States, then across the Pacific to lecture in Australia, and finally through Asia, to study the manifestations of the non-Christian religions.
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.
In April 1792 in the House of Commons, critic of the French Revolution Edmund Burke denounces the visit to Paris of Thomas Cooper and James Watt. Cooper replies immediately with a republican critique of the British political system.
Moncure Conway records a critical time in his personal development as he moves from life as a Methodist preacher to Harvard Divinity School, Unitarianism, and freethought, meeting and befriending Ralph Waldo Emerson and Henry David Thoreau along...
A Civil War general and New Jersey lawyer, James Fowler Rusling comments on what he sees from his northeastern "Yankee" viewpoint during a tour of Europe in 1899. The result is a valuable "snapshot" of Europe through an American perspective at the...
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.