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The Huge Hunter or, The Steam Man of the Prairies By Edward Ellis
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Edward S. Ellis' 1869 novel has been called the first 'edisonade' - that is, a tale of an entrepreneurial young US inventor, whose marvelous steam man gets him into, and out of, adversity. Fighting... More > Indians. Hunting for gold. (This isn't your grandfather's steampunk. It's your great-grandfather's steampunk.) This book is a BETA version. I'm hoping to correct the text against an early edition at some point. As it stands, it is based on somewhat uncertain web sources.< Less
The Huge Hunter or, The Steam Man of the Prairies By Edward Ellis
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Edward S. Ellis' 1869 novel has been called the first 'edisonade' - that is, a tale of an entrepreneurial young US inventor, whose marvelous steam man gets him into, and out of, adversity. Fighting... More > Indians. Hunting for gold. (This isn't your grandfather's steampunk. It's your great-grandfather's steampunk.) This book is a BETA version. I'm hoping to correct the text against an early edition at some point. As it stands, it is based on somewhat uncertain web sources.< Less
Thomas Jefferson - A Character Sketch - with Genealogy By Edward Ellis
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A History of Jefferson's Life, with anecdotes, and an extensive genealogy.
Memorial Of John Harvard By George Edward Ellis
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Who was John Harvard? Why would he and his wife, Ann, leave what was to be a privileged life in England to which a Cambridge graduate was likely destined? This small volume affords some... More > rather salient insights into his life and personal philosophy gained in studies at Emmanuel College, as told by George E. Ellis, LL.D. at the unveiling of the John Harvard statue, 1884.< Less
Memorial Of John Harvard By George Edward Ellis
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Who was John Harvard? Why would he and his wife, Ann, leave what was to be a privileged life in England to which a Cambridge graduate was likely destined? This small volume affords some... More > rather salient insights into his life and personal philosophy gained in studies at Emmanuel College, as told by George E. Ellis, LL.D. at the unveiling of the John Harvard statue, 1884.< Less
Among the Esquimaux (Illustrated) By Edward S. Ellis
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This is the illustrated version of Among the Esquimaux by Edward S. Ellis. “The voyage of the "Nautilus" was uneventful until she was far to the northward in Baffin Bay. It was long... More > after leaving St. John that our friends saw their first iceberg. They should have seen them before, as Captain McAlpine explained, for, as you well know, those mountains of ice often cross the path of the Atlantic steamers, and more than once have endangered our great ocean greyhounds. No doubt numbers of them were drifting southward, gradually dissolving as they neared the equator, but it so happened that the "Nautilus" steered clear of them until many degrees to the north.”< Less
1000 Mythological Characters : Briefly Described (Illustrated) By Edward S. Ellis
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Ideal as quick reference to characters from Mythology. Each entry has a brief description.
The Launch Boys' Cruise in the Deerfoot By Edward S. Ellis
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This book was published in 1912. This is one of the two books from the Launch Boys Series. Ellis also the author of stories for The Flying Boys Series, Deerfoot Series, Boys Banner Series, Foreign... More > Adventure Series and many more. The tale begins: I once hear the bravest officer I ever knew declare that the height of absurdity was for a person to boast that he did not know the meaning of fear. Such a man is either a fool or the truth is not in him, was the terse expression of the gallant soldier.< Less
The Boy Patriot By Edward S. Ellis
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Tale of a young man who is patriotic toward his country.
THOMAS JEFFERSON By EDWARD S. ELLIS
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CHRONOLOGICAL EVENTS In the Life of Jefferson. 1743 Born in Virginia, April 2. 1760 Entered William and Mary College. 1769 Chosen Representative in the Provincial Legislature. 1772 Married Mrs.... More > Martha Skelton, January 21st. 1776 Chosen to a Seat in the Continental Congress. Appointed to prepare the Declaration of Independence. 1779 Elected to the Virginia Legislature. 1782 Appointed by Congress to serve with the American Negotiators for Peace. 1783 Elected Delegate to Congress. 1784 Appointed by Congress as Minister Plenipotentiary, 1785 Succeeded Franklin as Minister to France. 1789 Appointed Secretary of State by Washington. 1796 Elected Vice-President of the United States. 1800 Eletced [sic] President of the Untied States. 1803 Louisiana Purchase. 1804 Re-Elected President of the United States. 1818 University of Virginia founded, of which Jefferson was Rector until his death. 1826 Died on the same day that John Adams expired, July 4th.< Less