A Young Dutchman Views Post–Civil War America: Diary of by Claude August Crommelin,H. Roger Grant,Augustus J.

By Claude August Crommelin,H. Roger Grant,Augustus J. Veenendaal Jr.

Not lengthy after the top of the yank Civil struggle, a filthy rich younger Dutchman by means of the identify of Claude August Crommelin launched into a travel of the younger nation, traveling New England, the center Atlantic States, the higher Mississippi Valley, and the war-ravaged South. His relatives connections allowed him to fulfill vital humans, and his pursuits in undefined, politics, and public associations led him to monitor what others would possibly not have spotted. His meticulously stored magazine unearths an inquisitive tourist with a prepared eye for element and a genial writing type. to be had in English for the 1st time, Crommelin’s e-book presents an illuminating outsider's account of the USA at a pivotal aspect in its history.

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