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Historic Boyhoods by Rupert Sargent Holland

HISTORIC BOYHOODS

by

RUPERT S. HOLLAND

Author of "The Count at Harvard," "Builders of United Italy," etc.

[Illustration: THE FLEET OF COLUMBUS NEARING AMERICA]

Philadelphia George W. Jacobs & Company Publishers

Copyright, 1909, by George W. Jacobs and Company Published October, 1909 All rights reserved Printed in U.S.A.

_To the dear memory of L.B.R._

The thanks of the author are due the Century Company for permission to reprint certain of these stories which appeared in _Saint Nicholas_ in shorter form.

CONTENTS

I. CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS The Boy of Genoa

II. MICHAEL ANGELO The Boy of the Medici Gardens

III. WALTER RALEIGH The Boy of Devon

IV. PETER THE GREAT The Boy of the Kremlin

V. FREDERICK THE GREAT The Boy of Potsdam

VI. GEORGE WASHINGTON The Boy of the Old Dominion

VII. DANIEL BOONE The Boy of the Frontier

VIII. JOHN PAUL JONES The Boy of the Atlantic

IX. MOZART The Boy of Salzburg

X. LAFAYETTE The Boy of Versailles

XI. HORATIO NELSON The Boy of the Channel Fleet

XII. ROBERT FULTON The Boy of the Conestoga

XIII. ANDREW JACKSON The Boy of the Carolinas

XIV. NAPOLEON BONAPARTE The Boy of Brienne

XV. WALTER SCOTT The Boy of the Canongate

XVI. JAMES FENIMORE COOPER The Boy of Otsego Hall

XVII. JOHN ERICSSON The Boy of the Goeta Canal

XVIII. GARIBALDI The Boy of the Mediterranean

XIX. ABRAHAM LINCOLN The Boy of the American Wilderness

XX. CHARLES DICKENS The Boy of the London Streets

XXI. OTTO VON BISMARCK The Boy of Goettingen

ILLUSTRATIONS

The Fleet of Columbus Nearing America


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