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A diary in which there Is scarcely a break The time has now come when this material may fairly be used The following sketch is therefore in part a preliminary study and in vi PREFACE part the condensed abstract of a larger and detailed work already far advanced In prepara tion If narrated by another than himself no matter how skillfully the career of Mr Adams would offer not much of interest One brief volume would amply suffice to do full justice to it It so chanced however that lie lias told his own story in his own way; the story of a life some of which was passed in a prominent posi tion at a great centre and during a memorable periodThis story he has told too very simply and directly; but necessarily in great detail When a public character thus gives an account of himself and what lie did and saw and how he felt not autobiographically but jotting it all down from day to day as events developed he must be given space If space is not allowed the biographer has to substitute himself for the man In the case of Mr Adams however no matter what latitude within any reasonable lim its might in the larger proposed publication be allowed only a small portion of the material he left could be used The present sketch is chiefly biographical In it only now and then does Mr Adams speak for himself The work hereafter forthcoming will be made up in a

[BOOKS] ✬ Charles Francis Adams Author Charles Francis Adams – Kdglass.co.uk Text extracted from opening pages of book CHAELES FKANC1S; ADAMS BY HIS SON CHARLES FRANCIS BOSTON AND NEW TOEK HOUGHTON MIFFLIN AND COMPANY d fje Ulitejsifoe jpre Copyright 190O B CMABJES 4ZZ rights BOOKS Charles Francis Adams Author Charles Francis Adams Kdglasscouk Text extracted from opening pages of book CHAELES FKANC1S; ADAMS BY HIS SON CHARLES FRANCIS BOSTON AND NEW TOEK HOUGHTON MIFFLIN AND COMPANY d fje Ulitejsifoe jpre Copyright 190O B CMABJES 4ZZ rights Text extracted from opening pages of book CHAELES FKANCS; ADAMS BY HIS SON CHARLES FRANCIS BOSTON AND NEW TOEK HOUGHTON MIFFLIN AND COMPANY d fje Ulitejsifoe jpre Copyright O B CMABJES ZZ rights TWENTY SEVEN years have now elapsed since Mr Adams Charles Francis MOBI returned from Europe after the Geneva arbitration of in which he ren dered his last considerable public service asnd It lacks a few days only of thirteen years sine his death No use whatever has hitherto been made of his papers Though neither in bulk nor in interest eual to the accumulations left by John Adams or by John uincy Adams these have none the less a distinct value shedding as they do much contemporaneous light on a period and a struggle which not improbably will hereafter be accounted the most momentous in American history Mr Adams was not an active letter writer or systematic collector of material; but he preserved all his correspondence together with copies of his own letters and for over fifty years from the time he entered Harvard he kept

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charles kindle francis epub adams ebok Charles Francis download Charles Francis Adams EpubA diary in which there Is scarcely a break The time has now come when this material may fairly be used The following sketch is therefore in part a preliminary study and in vi PREFACE part the condensed abstract of a larger and detailed work already far advanced In prepara tion If narrated by another than himself no matter how skillfully the career of Mr Adams would offer not much of interest One brief volume would amply suffice to do full justice to it It so chanced however that lie lias told his own story in his own way; the story of a life some of which was passed in a prominent posi tion at a great centre and during a memorable periodThis story he has told too very simply and directly; but necessarily in great detail When a public character thus gives an account of himself and what lie did and saw and how he felt not autobiographically but jotting it all down from day to day as events developed he must be given space If space is not allowed the biographer has to substitute himself for the man In the case of Mr Adams however no matter what latitude within any reasonable lim its might in the larger proposed publication be allowed only a small portion of the material he left could be used The present sketch is chiefly biographical In it only now and then does Mr Adams speak for himself The work hereafter forthcoming will be made up in a

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