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People/Characters: Henry Adams

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"They Have Killed Papa Dead!": The Road to Ford's Theatre, Abraham Lincoln's Murder, and the Rage for Vengeance by Anthony Pitch
Abraham Lincoln: The Prairie Years and The War Years {3-volume set} by Carl Sandburg
The Adams Chronicles: Four Generations of Greatness by Jack Shepherd
The Adams Family by James Truslow Adams
Adams: An American Dynasty by Francis Russell
The Age of Jackson by Arthur Meier Schlesinger Jr.quoted on Whig Party
The Age of Reform by Richard Hofstadter
Alexander Hamilton by Ron Chernow
America's First Dynasty: The Adamses, 1735-1918 by Richard Brookhisera Puritan ancestor of John Adams
The Best a Man Can Get by John O'Farrell
The Best Men: Liberal Reformers in the Gilded Age by John G. Sproat
Beyond the Hundredth Meridian: John Wesley Powell and the Second Opening of the West by Wallace Stegner
Black Hills by Dan Simmonsnot in English Common Knowledge
The Blockade: Runners and Raiders by William C. Davis
Buckley: The Right Word by William F. Buckley, Jr.
The Cambridge History of American Literature Volume 3: Prose 1860-1920 by Sacvan Bercovitch
The Civil War: A Narrative: Volume 1: Fort Sumter to Perryville by Shelby Foote
The Civil War: A Narrative: Volume 3: Red River to Appomattox by Shelby Foote
The Civil War: An Illustrated History by Geoffrey C. Ward
Clover : The Tragic Love Story of Clover and Henry Adams and Their Brilliant Life in America's Gilded Age by Otto Friedrich
Clover Adams: A Gilded and Heartbreaking Life by Natalie Dykstra
Confederate Admiral: The Life and Wars of Franklin Buchanan by Craig L. Symonds
Conservatism: Dream and Reality by Robert Nisbet
The Conservative Intellectual Movement in America Since 1945 by George H. Nash
Dark Genius of Wall Street: The Misunderstood Life of Jay Gould, King of the Robber Barons by Edward J. Renehan Jr.mentioned
Descent From Glory: Four Generations of the John Adams Family by Paul C. Nagel
The Education of Henry Adams by Henry Adams
The Education of Mrs. Henry Adams by Eugenia Kaledin
Essays in Biography by Joseph Epstein
Famous historians by Frank Ernest Hill
The Fifth Heart by Dan Simmonsnot in English Common Knowledge
The Fire of His Genius: Robert Fulton and the American Dream by Kirkpatrick Sale
First great triumph : how five Americans made their country a world power by Warren Zimmermann
The Five of Hearts: An Intimate Portrait of Henry Adams and His Friends, 1880-1918 by Patricia O'Toole
Founding Brothers: The Revolutionary Generation by Joseph J. Ellis
Founding Father: Rediscovering George Washington by Richard Brookhiser
The Gilded Age by Judith Freeman Clark
Grand Central Terminal: Railroads, Engineering, and Architecture in New York City by Kurt C. Schlichting
The Greater Journey: Americans in Paris by David McCullough
Henry Adams by Ernest Samuels
Henry Adams by R. P. Blackmur
Henry Adams and the American experiment (The Library of American biography) by David R. Contosta
Henry Adams and the Making of America by Garry Wills
Henry Adams and the Need to Know (Massachusetts Historical Society Studies in American History and Culture) by William Merrill Decker
Henry Adams: scientific historian by William H. Jordy
Henry Adams: The Major Phase (Belknap Press) by Ernest Samuels
Henry Adams: The Middle Years by Ernest Samuels
A History of Histories: Epics, Chronicles, Romances and Inquiries from Herodotus and Thucydides to the Twentieth Century by J. W. Burrow
A History of the Supreme Court by Bernard Schwartz
John Adams by David McCullough
John Hay: from poetry to politics by Tyler Dennett
Letters of Henry Adams by Henry Adams
Letters of Henry Adams (1858-1891) by Henry Adams
Lincoln's Rise to the Presidency by William C. Harris
Lincoln's War Cabinet by Burton Jesse Hendrick
Mary Todd Lincoln: A Biography by Jean H. Baker
The mind and art of Henry Adams by J. C. Levenson
Mrs. Adams in Winter: A Journey in the Last Days of Napoleon by Michael O'Brien
Mrs. Jack: A Biography of Isabella Stewart Gardner by Louise Hall Tharp
The Nation Reunited: War's Aftermath by Richard W. Murphy
A Necessary Evil: A History of American Distrust of Government by Garry Wills
Passionate Sage: The Character and Legacy of John Adams by Joseph J. Ellis
Puritan Boston and Quaker Philadelphia by E. Digby Baltzell
The Reckless Decade: America in the 1890s by H. W. Brands
Records of early Riverton and district by James C. Thomson
A Republic for the Ages: The United States Capitol and the Political Culture of the Early Republic (United States Capitol Historical Society) by Donald R. Kennon
The Robber Barons: The Great American Capitalists, 1861-1901 by Matthew Josephson
Shifting Gears by Cecelia Tichi
Six Literary Lives: The Shared Impiety of Adams, London, Sinclair, Williams, Dos Passos, and Tate by Reed Whittemore
The suspension of Henry Adams; a study of manner and matter by Vern Wagner
Theodore Roosevelt by Nathan Miller
Tournament of Shadows: The Great Game and the Race for Empire in Central Asia by Karl E. Meyermentioned
The United States in 1800: Henry Adams Revisited by Noble E. Cunningham, Jr.
We Are Lincoln Men: Abraham Lincoln and His Friends by David Herbert Donald
The White Darkness by David Grann
The Young Henry Adams by Ernest Samuels

Character description

Henry Brooks Adams, who used the nom de plume Frances Snow Compton, was the son of ambassador Charles Francis Adams, brother of general Charles Francis Adams, Jr. and the writer Brooks Adams, and grandson of John Quincy Adams. He was also a member of the Five of Hearts, which included his wife Clover Adams, Secretary of State John Hay, Clara Stone Hay, and Clarence King.

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