Lives of Poor Boys Who Became Famous by Sarah Knowles Bolton

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Author Bolton, Sarah Knowles, 1841-1916
LoC No. 04016926
Title Lives of Poor Boys Who Became Famous
Contents George Peabody, merchant -- Bayard Taylor, traveller -- Captain James B. Eads, civil engineer -- James Watt, inventor -- Sir Josiah Mason, manufacturer -- Bernard Palissy, potter -- Bertel Thorwaldsen, sculptor -- Wolfgang Mozart, composer -- Samuel Johnson, author -- Oliver Goldsmith, poet and writer -- Michael Faraday, scientist -- Sir Henry Bessemer, maker of steel -- Sir Titus Salt, philanthropist -- Joseph Marie Jacquard, silk weaver -- Horace Greeley, editor -- William Lloyd Garrison, reformer -- Giuseppe Garibaldi, patriot -- Jean Paul Richter, novelist -- Leon Gambetta, statesman -- David G. Farragut, sailor -- Ezra Cornell, mechanic -- Lieut.-General [Philip] Sheridan, soldier -- Thomas Cole, painter -- Ole Bull, violinist -- [Jean Louis Ernest] Meissonier, artist -- George W. Childs, journalist -- Dwight L. Moody, evangelist -- Abraham Lincoln, president.
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Language English
LoC Class CT: History: Biography
Subject Biography
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Copyright Status Public domain in the USA.
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