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A Memoir of Henry C. Carey free pdf Excerpt from A Memoir of Henry C. Carey: Read Before the Historical Society On Monday evening, January 5th, Dr. William Elder, an old Philadelphian, but now a resident of Washington City, delivered at the hall of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania, at Philadelphia, a memoir of Henry C. Carey. In his lifetime Mr. Carey had committed to his old friend, Dr. Elder, a memorandum of the leading incidents in his life, including his numerous contributions to economic literature and the circumstances which led to their preparation. This information Mr. Carey desired Dr. Elder to embody in a paper to be given to the public after Mr. Carey's death, together with such analysis of his life-work in the field of political economy as Dr. Elder, from his perfect familiarity with that work, might feel prompted to make. The event which took place at the hall of the Historical Society on Monday evening last frilly justified the wisdom of Mr. Carey's selection of a critic and biographer. The hall was crowded with one of the most refined and scholarly audiences ever gathered in Philadelphia, and the address with which Dr. Elder for almost two hours entertained it was a most eloquent, appreciative, exhaustive, and learned tribute to the memory of his old friend. That no more fitting selection of a memorialist could have been made is the general opinion of the many friends of Mr. Carey who heard the address. Some of its passages were of classic grace and elegance. The memoir is published herewith. Among the distinguished gentlemen who were present were General Robert Patterson, the Chairman of the meeting- Provost Stille of the University of Pennsylvania- Hon. John Welsh, ex-Minister to the Court of St. James- Hon. Geo. H. Boker, ex-Minister to Russia- Hon. John Scott, ex-United States Senator from Pennsylvania- Hon. William D. Kelley, the Father of the National House of Representatives- John Wm. Wallace, the President of the Historical Society- Frederick Fraley, the President of the National Board of Trade- Hon. Edward McPherson, editor of The Press- Col. Clayton McMichael, editor of The North American- William V. McKean, editor of the Public Ledger- J. L. Ringwalt, editor of the Railway World- Joseph R. Chandler, the Nestor of the Philadelphia press- Judge William S. Peirce- William and John Sellers- Hon. Thomas Cochran- Morton McMichael, Jr.- Walter McMichael- Thompson Westcott, the historian- Professor Daniel W. Howard, of the Central High School- Hon. James H. Campbell- Hon. Charles Gibbons- Henry Carey Baird- Joseph Wharton- Thomas S. Harrison- A. Haller Gross- John Jordan, Jr.- Chas. S. Ogden- Abraham Barker- Cyrus Elder- Charles H. Cramp- George Plummer Smith- George L. Buzby, Secretary of the Philadelphia Board of Trade- William J. Mullen, the philanthropist- James L. Claghom, Abraham Hart, and Thomas E. Worrall. Many ladies were present. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully- any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works."

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Author : William Elder
Publisher : Forgotten Books
Data Published : 27 September 2015
ISBN : 1331107377
EAN : 9781331107378
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 44 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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