Free and Discounted Ebooks
Join 150,000 readers! Get our ebook deals straight to your inbox.

Samuel F. B. Morse, His Letters and Journals - Volume I.

Cover image for

Download


Published: 1914
Language: English
Wordcount: 131,595 / 377 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 61.8
LoC Category: CT
Downloads: 497
Added to site: 2004.06.30
mnybks.net#: 8098
Excerpt

ils for home.--Dreadful voyage lasting fifty-eight days.--Extracts from his journal.--Home at last

CHAPTER X

APRIL 10, 1816--OCTOBER 5, 1818

Very little success at home.--Portrait of ex-President John Adams.-- Letter to Allston on sale of his "Dead Man restored to Life."--Also apologizes for hasty temper.--Reassured by Allston.--Humorous letter from Leslie.--Goes to New Hampshire to paint portraits.--Concord.--Meets Miss Lucretia Walker.--Letters to his parents concerning her.--His parents reply.--Engaged to Miss Walker.--His parents approve.--Many portraits painted.--Miss Walker's parents consent.--Success in Portsmouth.--Morse and his brother invent a pump.--Highly endorsed by President Day and Eli Whitney.--Miss Walker visits Charlestown.--Morse's religious convictions.--More success in New Hampshire.--Winter in Charleston, South Carolina.--John A. Alston.--Success.--Returns north.--Letter from his uncle Dr. Finley.--Marriage <

SUBSCRIBE TO MANYBOOKS 

FREE EBOOKS 

Join 150,000+ fellow readers! Get Free eBooks and book bargains from ManyBooks in your inbox. 

We respect your email privacy

(advanced)
login | register

User ID

Password

reset password

Author of the Day

William Bernhardt
New York Times bestselling author of over 40 books, William Bernhardt, is also fascinated by board games and their origins. He decided to use his esoteric knowledge of games to create The Game Master, a thriller that also involves secret societies and ancient cover-ups. As our author of the day, Bernardt chats about this novel, why some of the best action scenes in the book take place in libraries and reveals his secret skills.
Read full interview...