• American History,  Biography,  History

    A narrative of the life of David Crockett 1834 (CREEK WAR) PDF BOOK

    A narrative of the life of David Crockett 1834 (CREEK WAR) David Crockett was an American folk hero, frontiersman, soldier, and politician. He is commonly referred to in popular culture by the epithet “King of the Wild Frontier”. He represented Tennessee in the U.S. House of Representatives and served in the Texas Revolution Excerpt:In the following pages, I have endeavored to give the reader a plain, honest, homespun account of my state in life, and some few of the difficulties which have attended me along its journey, down to this time. I am perfectly aware, that I have related many small and, as I fear, uninteresting circumstances; but if so,…

  • American History,  Biography,  Crimes,  History,  Outlaws,  The West

    The story of the outlaw PDF book : a study of the Western desperado (1907) Emerson Hugh

    Download The story of the outlaw PDF book: a study of the Western desperado (1907) by Emerson Hugh A STUDY OF THE WESTERN DESPERADO With historical narratives of famous outlaws; the stories of noted border wars; vigilante movements and armed conflicts on the border. IN offering this study of the American desperado, the author constitutes himself no apologist for the acts of any desperado; yet neither does he feel that apology is needed for the theme itself. The outlaw, the desperado that somewhat distinct and easily recognizable figure generally known in the West as the “bad man” is a character unique in our national history, and one whose like scarcely…

  • American History,  Biography,  Crimes,  History

    Professional criminals of America PDF book by Officer Thomas F. Byrnes (1886)

    Professional criminals of America PDF book by Officer Thomas F. Byrnes (1886) The volume entitled “Professional Criminals of America,” now submitted to the public, is not a work of fiction, but a history of the criminal classes.  The writer has confined himself to facts, collected by systematic investigation and verified by patient research, during a continuous, active and honorable service of nearly a quarter of a century in the Police Department of the City of New York. Necessarily, during this long period, Inspector Thomas Byrnes has been brought into official relations with professional thieves of all grades and has had a most favorable field for investigating the antecedents, history, and…

  • American History,  History

    Abridged history of the United States, Free PDF book With Illustrations (1865) by Emma Willard

    Download PDF book: An abridged history of the United States, or the republic of America by Emma Willard An abridged history of the United State Excerpt from the introduction: The leading objects of the author of this work have been to give the events of the history with clearness and accuracy; with such illustrations of time and place addressed to the eye, as shall secure their retention in the memory; and, at the same time, with such an order of arrangement as will enable the mind to recall, at need, what it thus retains. This we regard as important, not only with respect to this particular study but as rightly…

  • American History,  History,  USA

    American historical documents PDF book From (1490 – 1904)

    Download American historical documents PDF book From (1490 – 1904) published in 1910. Columbus Introduction: No final history of the United States of America has been written or is likely to be written. Research constantly bring to light new facts that correct details or modify the traditional view of larger questions, and the most impartial historian is subject to personal or sectional bias which leads to his works’ being regarded as imperfect by another generation, or as unfair by the people of parts of the country other than his own. In such a series as the present, then, it is unwise to represent the story of the growth of this…