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views on American questions, ii. 185-187

Franco-German War, disagreement of
Bismarck and Von Moltke, i. 565

Frankfort-on-the-Main a center of Amer-
ican ideas, i. 97

Franklin, Benjamin, his presentation to
Louis XVI, il. 372

Frederick the Great, his recognition of the
American Republic, i. 534 ; his musical
powers, ii. 136; stories concerning, ii.
179, 432

Frederick III, W.'s acquaintance with, i.
570 ; his interest in the fisheries of Ger-
many, i. 571; in the Brooklyn Bridge, i.
571; his likeness to Marcus Aurelius,
i. 572; family relations, ii. 219

Frederick William, Crown Prince, his
birthday celebration, ii. 184-186

Freeman, Edward A., his lectures at Cor-
nell, i. 356 ; W.'s acquaintance with, ii.
392 ; as a political speaker, ii. 393

Free-Soil party nominated Van Buren for
President in 1848, i. 56, 57

Free trade, W.'s views on, i. 270, 271, 379,
380

Fremont, John C., Republican candidate
for President in 156, i. 72; his career
and his unfltness for the presidency, i. 75

French Revolution, W.'s study of, his lee-



INDEX



591



tnres and pamphlets on, i. 35, 113-117,
235, 238, 261, 441, ii. 490, 501

Frieze, Henry Simmons, af'Liebig Clas-
sical Concerts," i. 40; with W. in Italy,
i. 41, 272 ; professor of Latin at the Uni-
versity of Michigan, i. 272; a gifted
musician, i. 273 ; memorial organ at the
university, i. 274

Froude, James Anthony, his lectures at
Cornell, i. 356; his own opinion of his
" Nemesis of Faith," i. 357 ; Bryce on his
carelessness as to truth, ii. 398 ; the in-
fluence of Carlyle, ii. 398

Fuertes, Estevan, professor of civil en-
gineering at Cornell, i. 366

Fugitive Slave Law and the " Jerry Res-
cue," i. 60-64, 69

" Gallery of British Artists " aroused W.'s
interest in architecture and gave zest to
Scott's novels, i. 15

Gardiner, Samuel R., W.'s estimate of, ii.
396

Gardner, Victor, W.'s meeting with, on
election day, 1856, i. 73

Garfield, James A., scholarly qualities, i.
186, 190; connection with the Credit Mo-
bilier, i. 186 ; speeches on the currency
question in 1878, i. 186; kindly feelings
toward those who differed from him, i.
188 ; death, i. 190 ; W.'s address at the
funeral celebration in Ithaca, i. 191

Garrison, William Lloyd, and the anti-
slavery party, i. 16

Gavazzi, Italian heretic, famous for his
oratory, ii. 541

Geffrard, Fabre, Haitian president in ex-
ile, i. 502

Geneva College, see Hobart College

Geography, a knowledge of, as a basis for
historical study, i. 258

Georges, Mile., French actress, i. 35

German-Americans, rights of, in Ger-
many, i. 534; Bismarck's feelings to-
ward, i. 575, 592, ii. 170-176, 188

German citizens of New York liked W., i.
198, 201, 229, 243

German history, W.'s plan to write a book
on, ii. 491

German Parliament, ii. 153; and Parlia-
ment House, ii. 155

Germans as American citizens, i. 575

Germany, rights of German-Americans
in ; i. 534, 537-539, 575, 592, ii. 170-176, 188 ;
military duty, i. 535; surveillance of
suspected persons, i. 541 ; presentation
of Americans at court, i. 542 ; American
students in German universities, i. 552,
ii. 173 ; the " fearful legacy of standing
armies," i. 566; the "Affaire Kelly," i.
584 ; the ceremony called " Fackeltanz,"
i. 590; the imperial parliament, i. 598,
ii. 153, 234,244; the Parliament House, ii.
155; defects in railway systems, ii. 6;
Berlin court compared with that at St.
Petersburg, ii. 110, 237 ; besetting sin of
the Germans, ii. 139; tariff difficulties
and unfriendly feelings toward the
United States in 1897, ii. 134, 144-149, 158 ;
Haitian troubles, ii. 150; Samoan ques-
tion, ii. 151; "open-door policy" in
China, ii. 157 ; exclusion of American
insurance companies, ii. 158; American
sugar duties, meat and fruit questions,
ii. 158, 159 ; attitude toward the Spanish-
American War, ii. 160, 164, 168, 170, 245 ;
revolution in China and the murder of
Baron von Ketteler, ii. 188 ; anniversary
of the founding of the Prussian king-
dom, ii. 192 ; the theater in Germany, ii.
226-228 ; the army and navy, ii. 221, 233 ;



treatment of Roman Catholics, ii. 240 ;
the German imperial system the result
of evolution, ii. 243 ; dealings with the
Venezuelan revolution, ii. 246 ; attitude
toward The Hague Peace Conference,
ii. 265, 293, 297, 301-307, 308, 316-318, 321

Gettysburg battle-field, W.'s visit to, ii. 383

Gibson, Randall Lee, i. 68, 215, 219; W.'s
meeting with, in Paris, in 1889, ii. 443

Giers, Nikolai Karlovitch de, his love of
peace, ii. 32

Gifts for educational purposes in the
United States, W.'s proposed book on,
ii. 502

Gilman, Arthur, W.'s acquaintance with,
ii. 379

Gilman, Daniel Coit, student at Yale and
W.'s companion abroad, i. 34, 447; a
member of the Venezuela Commission,
ii. 119, 122 ; his work in Berlin for the
Carnegie Institution, ii. 206

Girardin, fimile de, i. 567

Girardin, Mme. de, her belief in the great-
ness of her husband, i. 567

Girardin, St. Marc, professor at College
de France, i. 34

Gneist, Rudolf von, on Bismarck's ill
health, i. 690, 591 ; American Govern-
ment presents him with books on Amer-
ican history, i. 558

Goddard, Delano, journalist, of the Yale
Class Of 1853, i. 26, 254

Goldschmidt, Sirjulian, on the treatment
of the Jews in Russia, ii. 4

Gordon, Charles George, his Bible at
Windsor, ii. 399

Gordon, Osborne, tutor at Oxford, i. 34

Gortchakoff, Alexander, his relations with
Bismarck, i. 595 ; not a great statesman,
ii. 27 ; his quarrel with Munster, ii. 281 ;
character of, ii. 334

Gould, John Stanton, lecturer at Cornell,
i. 369

Graham, John, a Tammany lawyer, i. 109

Grant, Ulysses S., accompanies President
Johnson on his trip North, i. 128 ; elec-
tion to the presidency of the United
States, i. 150, 151 ; W.'s visit to, at Long
Branch and Grant's comments on the
Franco-German War, i. 154, 221 ; opposi-
tion to, in the New York State Conven-
tion of 1871, i. 165-167; his reelection, i.
172; statesmanlike qualities, i. 172, 173,
484; personal characteristics, i. 177-180,
487 ; his views regarding the Santo Do-
mingo question, i. 179, 484, 487 ; his tour
around the world, i. 180; proposed to
make W. Secretary of State, i. 181

Gray, Thomas, the inscription placed by
him upon his mother's monument, if.
431

Great St. Bernard hospice, W. at, i. 481

Greece, W.'s visit to, ii. 438

Greeley, Horace, his experiences at the
Paris Exposition of 1855, i. 478, 479 ; his
opposition to the war bounty bill in the
New York Senate, i. 112 ; a candidate for
the United States seuatorship, i. 135 ;
prevented Judge Folger's becoming
president of Constitutional Convention,
i. 139, 142 ; his impatience with the con-
vention, i. 143-146; presidential cam-
paign of 1872, i. 159-172 ; his name on
bail bond of Jefferson Davis, i. 159 ; his
appearance and personal character-
istics, i. 160, 161; his speech in Union
Square, i. 161 ; his death, i. 172 ; reasons
for hie political defeat, i. 173 ; as a par-
ishioner of Henry Chapin, ii. 538

" Greenback craze " of 1878 and speeches
by Conkling and Garfield, i. 182-187



592



INDEX



Greene, Evarts, journalist, of the Yale

class of 1853, i. 254
Greene, George W., a lecturer at Cornell,

i. 356, 383
Gregory, Henry, an Episcopal clergyman,

ii. 514, 517, 518, 522; his influence upon

childhood of W., ii. 517
Grevy, President, on trade relations be-
tween France and the United States, i.

565
Grimm, Hermann, peculiarities of, i. 558 ;

his wife, i. 559
Groot, Cornets de, W.'s visit to, at Rys-

wyck, ii. 329
Grotius, W.'s visit to the tomb of, ii. 274 ;

wreath laid upon tomb by the American

delegation at the Peace Conference, ii.

291, 316-318, 320, 326, 327, 329, 330
Guttenberg, Baron, ii. 25

Hadley, James, professor at Yale, i. 27, 28 ;
his view of duty to the Fugitive Slave
Law, i. 69

Hague, The, the Oude Doelen, ii. 252;
prison near the Vijver, ii. 261 ; " House
in the Wood," ii. 256; house occupied by
De Witt and Motley, ii. 323

Hague Peace Conference, 1899, proposal
of, by Nicholas II and general misunder-
standing Of, ii. 11, 27, 69, 250, 262, 265;
members of the American delegation, ii.
251 ; W. its president, ii. 253 ; its organi-
zation and instructions from the State
Department, ii. 253, 266, 271; character
of its arbitration plan, ii. 254, 273 ; Amer-
ican plan of "special mediation" and
"seconding powers," ii. 278, 285, 289;
final report of American delegation to
the State Department, ii. 346-348 ; Aus-
trian delegation, ii. 262 ; first meeting of
the Arbitration Committee, ii. 271 ; its
amalgamated plan for the arbitration
tribunal, ii. 274, 278-280, 289, 290, 332 ; as-
phyxiating bullets and bombs, ii. 283,
319; attitude of Balkan states, ii. 336,
337 ; Brussels Conference rules for the
conduct of war, ii. 291, 293, 295 ; attitude
toward flattening and expanding bul-
lets, ii. 337 ; Dutch matters, ii. 272, 284,
322, 338, 342, 349, 350; English delegates
without definite plan, ii. 255, 267 ; mem-
bers of the German delegation, ii. 259,
284 ; they oppose arbitration, ii. 265, 297,
298, 316 ; W.'s argument with Miinster, ii.
301-307 ; Zorn and Holls sent to Berlin,
W.'s personal letter to Von Billow, ii. 309,
316, 317, 318; friendly attitude of the
German Emperor, ii. 236 ; his opposition
to the arbitration scheme, ii. 293, 297,
298, 308; Hohenlohe favors arbitration
tribunal, ii. 321 ; American delegation
lays wreath of gold and silver upon
tomb of Grotius, ii. 291, 316-318, 320, 326,
327, 329, 330 ; Mouravieff programme, ii.
250, 258, 260, 265; difficulties regarding
Monroe Doctrine, ii. 339-341, 346 ; open-
ing session, ii. 256, 258 ; organization of
the conference, ii. 263 ; immunity of
private property on the high seas dur-
ing war, ii. 254, 260, 262, 289, 296, 316 ; atti-
tude of Russia, ii. 266 ; of Holland, ii.
283, 290 ; of Germany, ii. 287 ; W.'s speech
in favor of immunity, ii. 328 ; regarding
publication of the proceedings of the
conference, ii. 264, 268, 295, 335, 345 ; the
conference presented to the Queen of
Holland, ii. 267, 331 ; Red Cross matters,
ii. 317, 325, 328; Russian proposal of
peace and general misunderstanding of,
ii. 250, 262, 265 ; Russian delegation wav-
ers on arbitration scheme, ii. 269 ; and



then presents a plan, ii. 271, 273 ; regard-
ing disarmament of Russia, ii. 333 ; sign-
ing of the conventions, ii. 343, 345, 346 ;
and seal used by the American delega-
tion, ii. 345; attitude of socialists to-
ward the conference, ii. 300, 304 ; South
America not represented, ii. 284; sum-
mary of results, ii. 351-354 ; correspond-
ence between the Vatican and the Neth-
erlands Government, ii. 338, 342, 349, 350

Haiti in 1871, i. 500 ; effect of unlimited
paper money, i. 501

Haitian theory of Monroe Doctrine, ii. 150

Hale, Benjamin, president of Geneva Col-
lege, i. 19

Hale, Edward Everett, W.'s acquaintance
with, ii. 381

Hale, John Parker, and the anti-slavery
party, i. 16; his lecture, "The Last
Gladiatorial Combat at Rome," i. 55

Hall, N. K., presiding judge at Jerry Res-
cue trials, i. 62

Hall, Ruth, maiden name of W.'s mater-
nal grandmother, i. 4

Halliwell-Phillips, James O., his " Bunga-
low," ii. 395, 431

Hamdi Bey, of the Imperial Museum at
Constantinople, ii. 440

Harnack, Adolf, W.'s friendship with, ii.
179

Harris, Ira, United States senator, i. 133 ;
Lincoln's remark concerning, i. 134

Harris, Townsend, as American minister
in Japan, ii. 368

Harrison, Benjamin, his reception of a
civil-service delegation from New York
State in 1891, i. 224-228, ii. 182 ; appoints
W. minister to Russia, i. 235, 236, ii. 3 ;
his visit in Berlin and the attention
shown him by the Emperor, ii. 181

Harrison, Burton, his account of the col-
lapse of the Confederacy and the flight
of Jefferson Davis, i. 155

Harrison, Frederic, his fitness for writing
a history of the middle ages, ii. 506 ; his
discourses at the Positivist Conventicle,
ii. 566

Harrison, William Henry, events in the
life of, i. 47 ; campaign song concerning,
i. 47, 49 ; death of, i. 52

Harrison and Tyler campaign of 1840, i. 46 ;
campaign songs, i. 47, 48, 49; log cabins,
cider, and raccoons, i. 47, 49 ; Crary's at-
tack on General Harrison's military
reputation, i. 50; "gold spoons" at the
White House, i. 51 ; election of General
Harrison, i. 52

Harvard University spirit compared with
that of Yale, ii. 487

Havens, Palmer, senator at Albany, i. 103

Hay, John, meets W. for the first time, i.
159; as a poet, i. 252; letter to W. on his
resignation as ambassador to Germany,
ii. 216

Hayes, Rutherford B., W.'s estimate of, i.
188-190, ii. 446 ; on the admission of cabi-
net ministers to Congress, i. 529 ; presi-
dent of the Mohonk Conference, ii. 445

Hendricks, Thomas A., his bitterness to-
ward civil-service reform, i. 215

Henry, Prince of Prussia, his visit to
America, ii. 203

Hermean Society of Geneva College, i. 18,
287

Hirsch, his lectures in Berlin on modern
history, i. 39

History, W.'s aim in the teaching of, i. 83,
87, 255, 256, 263

" History of the Warfare of Science with
Theology," by W., evolution of, i. 425, ii.
394, 427, 456, 494, 495, 500



INDEX



593



Hoar, Ebenezer Rockwood, W.'s meeting
with, i. 147

Hobart College, W.'s entrance to, i. 17 ;
relic of Philip Spencer at, i. 18 ; lack of
discipline and pranks of students, i. 18,
20, ii. 527; W. leaves without father's
consent, i. 23 ; birth of the " Cornell
idea " at, i. 287

Hoffmann, August Wilhelm, his experi-
ence in Scotland, i. 560

Hohenlohe, his peculiarities and his opin-
ion of Germans, ii. 138; his attitude
toward the Peace Conference, ii. 321

Hohenzollern sanity, ii. 232, 245, 249

Holls, Frederick William, i. 209, ii. 136;
secretary of the American delegation at
the Peace Conference, ii. 251; sent to
Berlin with W.'s letter to Von Billow, ii.
309, 314, 317, 318

Holmes, Oliver Wendell, on the memory
of past scenes, i. 5 ; W.'s acquaintance
with, ii. 381

Homer, N. Y., birthplace of W., i. 3, 4, ii.
513

" House in the Wood," at The Hague, ii.
256

Howard, Sir Henry, British minister at
The Hague, ii. 25, 292

Howe, Samuel G., a member of the Santo
Domingo Commission in 1871, i. 484, 489,
506

Hoyt, James W., as a teacher, i. 13

Hubbard, Gardner, W.'s friendship with,
i. 510

Hughes, Archbishop, his sermon ontran-
substautiation, ii. 540

Hughes, Thomas, W.'s acquaintance
with, ii. 391

Hugo, Victor, i. 525

Huguenots, results of their expulsion
from France, i. 559

Hunt, Holman, W.'s conversation with, ii.
459

Hunter, Sir Paul, W.'s visit to, ii. 400

Husny Pasha, Turkish ambassador at St.
Petersburg, ii. 23

Hyacinthe, Pere, i. 567

Ignatieff, General, ii. 47

Insurance companies, American, exclu-
sion of, from Germany, ii. 158

Ireland, Archbishop, W.'s meeting with,
i. 239

Irvine, Admiral, on warships with beaks,
ii. 423, 424

Irving, Henry, in Sardou's "Robespierre,"
ii. 275

Italy, W.'s visit to, in 1856, i. 40 ; his his-
torical reading, i. 41 ; visit in 1886, ii.
415 ; in 1894, ii. 455 ; religious matters in,
ii. 547-556; W.'s discussion of Italian
affairs with Minghetti, Sanbury, and
otlaers, ii. 418, 419

Ivan, Father, alleged miracles by, ii. 47,
67-69

Jackson, Andrew, election of, i. 45
amaica, the Santo Domingo Commission
in, 1871, i. 50

Japanese minister at St. Petersburg
trained in Western science, ii. 25

Jauru, representative of Brazil at Berlin,
i. 553

Jefferson, Thomas, correspondence with
Robespierre, W.'s search for, in French
archives, i. 37; W.'s study of life and
writings, i. 38, 70 ; his prediction con-
cerning slavery, i. 176; his home at
Monticello, ii. 128, 129 ; his famous letter
describing royal personages, ii. 167; his
II. -38



view of a constitutional monarchy, ii.
243 ; W.'s plan for a biography of, ii. 501
"Jefferson and Slavery " published by the
"Atlantic Monthly," i. 39

Jerry Rescue, i. 60-^4
essup, Henry, missionary in Egypt, 11.
436

Jews in Russia, Lord Rothschild and Sir
Julian Goldschmidt on the treatment
of, ii. 4 ; De Witte's discussion of, ii. 34 ;
De Plehve's cruelties against, ii. 39 ; W.'s
report on, to the State Department, ii.
51 ; PobedonostzefPs attitude toward, ii.
59 ; Tolstoi's views of, ii. 77

Johns Hopkins University, W.'s address
at, a plea for education in relation to
politics, i. 379

Johnson, Andrew, Vice- President, i. 120;
President, i. 123 ; his trip North and his
reception by the New York Senate, i.
128-132; John Sherman's reference to
his impeachment, ii. 133

Johnson, Richard M., Colonel, campaign
song concerning, i. 49

Johnston, 'William Preston, his story con-
cerning the great seal of the Confeder-
acy, i. 155, 156

Jones, George, of the "New York Times,"
his stories of the Tweed ring, i. 199

Jordan, David Starr, president of Stanford
University, ii. 447, 448

Journalism, its capacities, eminent men
in the profession of, i. 253, 254

Jowett, Benjamin, master of Balliol Col-
lege, ii. 397, 398

Jumel, Mme., parade of, at Saratoga, in
1843, ii. 377

Kapnist, Count, his policy in the Behring
Sea matter, ii. 33

Kapp, Frederick, accompanies W. on ex-
cursions to historical places, i. 564

Karnebeek, Jonkheer van, delegate from
the Netherlands to the Peace Confer-
ence, ii. 256, 272, 283, 290

Kazan cathedral, St. Petersburg, W.'s ex-
perience in, i. 460

Keating, Sir Henry, ii. 414

Keep, Clara, maiden name of W.'s paternal
grandmother, i. 3

Kelly, William, his gift to Cornell Uni-
versity, i. 319

Kelly, William D., talk with Bismarck
upon the tariff and the double monetary
standard, his letter to the American
papers, i. 581-585

Kelvin, Lord, see Thomson, William

Kent's Cavern, England, ii. 394

Ketteler, Baron von, murder of, ii. 188

King's College, Cambridge, ii. 403

Kipling, Rudyard, finds a hero in the en-
gine-driver, i. 253

Kishineff massacres, occurrence throwing
light on, i. 474 ; cruelties of De Plehve,
ii. 39

Knaus, Ludwig, W.'s first meeting with,
his pictures, i. 561

Kremlin, curious features in, i. 467, ii. 76

Labor question, the German Emperor's
sympathy with the workingman, ii. 239

Laboulaye, professor at College de
France, i. 34, ii. 492 ; favored the "Ameri-
can cause," i. 96

Lafayette, Fourth of July tributes to, in
Paris, ii. 442

Laimbeer, William, senator at Albany, i.
103, 108

Land-Grant Fund discussion in the New
York Senate, i. 106, 295, 330

Lanfrey's " Histoire de Napoleon," opin-



594



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ions of, by Von Sybel and Droysen, i.
558

Lang, Andrew, W.'s acquaintance with,
ii. 405

La Rochefoucauld, Duke de, ii. 5

Lascelles, Sir Frank, Ms large experience,
ii. 22

Lasker, Eduard, Bismarck's treatment of,
i. 588 ; funeral address on, by W., i. 201,
689 ; resolution of Congress on the death
of, i. 589

Law, James, Teterinary professor at Cor-
nell, i. 339, 369

Lecky, William E. H., W.'s talks with, ii.
409, 425

Legislative bodies, American, British,
and French, compared, i. 577

Leibnitz, Harnack's tribute to, ii. 179

Leipsic Fourth of July celebration, W.'s
addresses at, ii. 169, 190

Lepsius, Karl Richard, Egyptologist, i. 39

Lesseps, Ferdinand de, W.'s estimate of,
i. 566

"L'Europe," a journal published at
Frankfort-on-the-Main, i. 97

Levasseur, Pierre Emile, at the Centen-
nial Exposition, i. 510

Leyden, Ernst von, W.'s acquaintance
with, ii. 5

Leyden, W.'s visit in, ii. 315

Libby Prison, W.'s visit to, ii. 383

Lieber, Francis, teacher of political phi-
losophy at the University of South
Carolina, i. 255, ii. 384

" Liebig Classical Concerts " in Berlin, i. 40

Li Fong Pao, Chinese minister at Berlin,
i. 554

Lincoln, Abraham, election, i. 86, 87 ; re-
election of, i. 120, 122 ; personal appear-
ance of, i. 121, 122 ; death and funeral of,
i. 123, 124; concerning portraits of, i.
122, 203 ; Stevenson's story concerning,
ii. 127

Lincoln, Robert, his remarks on portraits
of his father, i. 122

Lind, Jenny, concerts in New York, i. 25

Literature courses at some universities,
W.'s criticism of, i. 384, 385

Littlejohn, De Witt, i. 156

Locomotive-drivers the heroes of W.'s
childhood, i. 252

Lodge, Henry Cabot, member of a civil-
service delegation to Washington in
1891, i. 224

London, fog, i. 530; dinner of the Lord
Mayor, i. 531

Long, John D., speech at National Con-
vention of 1884, i. 204

Longfellow, W.'s visit with, at Nahant, i.
147, ii. 380 ; his opinion of Horace Gree-
ley, i. 147 ; W. dines with, at Cambridge,
i. 164

Lord, John, his lectures at Yale, i. 355

Loris-MelikofT, General, the adviser of
Alexander II, ii. 56, 57

Louis XIV, copy-book used by, when a
child, ii. 48

Louis XVI, his flight to Varennes, ii. 406,
409

Low, Henry R., senator at Albany, i. 103

Low, Seth, a delegate to The Hague Peace
Conference, ii. 251, 273

Lowell, James Russell, in Italy, i. 40; in-
fluence of the "Biglow Papers," i. 64;
his lectures at Cornell, i. 317, 355, 364 ;
stories told by, i. 358 ; W.'s acquaintance
with, ii. 381

Lu-Hai-Houan, Chinese minister at Ber-
lin, W.'s advice to China, ii. 198-200

Luise, Crown Princess of Saxony, ii. 206

Lytton, Lord, W.'s meeting with, ii. 405



McClintock, John, in Germany at the time
of the Civil War, i. 98

McDougal, United States senator, his de-
fense of drunkenness, i. 158

McDowell, General, and the battle of Bull
Run, i. 88; the injustice of popular judg-
ment upon him, i. 198

McGraw, Jenny, see Fiske, Jenny (Mc-
Graw)

McGraw, John, gift of building to Cornell,
i. 385 ; his belief in coeducation, i. 399

McKinley, William, at the National Con-
vention of 1884, i. 206 ; election as Presi-
dent, i. 238 ; appoints W. ambassador to
Germany, i. 241, ii. 131 ; his equanimity
under trying conditions, i. 244-246, ii. 191 ;
his reelection, i. 246 ; his death, i. 247, ii.
197 ; its effect on German feeling, ii. 197 ;
his methods regarding appointments, ii.
133 ; his policy in regard to the Spanish-
American War, ii. 165

MacVeagh, Wayne, i. 197, ii. 459

McWhorter, Alexander, his theory con-
cerning the Cardiff giant, ii. 480

Mahan, Alfred T., delegate to The Hague
Peace Conference, ii. 251, 319

Maine, Sir Henry, W.'s acquaintance with,
ii. 403, 404

Makharoff, Admiral, his fame, ii. 45

Manners, a fine exhibition of, i. 452, 510

Manning, Daniel, as newspaper reporter
in the New York Senate, i. 105

Maria Feodorovna (Empress of Russia),
W.'s conversation with, ii. 9

Marin, Don Juan, his fine manners, i. 510

Marochetti, Italian ambassador at St.
Petersburg, ii. 23

Marsh, George P., as American minister
to Italy, i. 594

Marsh, Othniel Charles, his opinion of
the Cardiff giant, ii. 475

Martens, M. de, delegate to the Peace
Conference, ii. 264, 265

Martha's Vineyard, pious amusements at,
ii. 389

Martin, Henri, French historian, i. 522

Massarani, Tullo, at the Paris Exposition
of 1878, i. 513

May, Samuel Joseph, i. 12 ; and the anti-
slavery party, i. 16 ; his death, i. 162 ; his
religious faith, i. 163, ii. 534 ; gifts to Cor-
nell University, i. 164

Meissonier, reminiscences of, i. 512

Mendeleieff, an authority in chemistry,
ii. 46

Menzel, Adolf von, W.'s visit to the studio
of, i. 562

Merchant navy of the United States, W.'s
criticism of, ii. 234

Methuen, General, reminiscences of, i. 549

Mexico, W.'s trip to, with Andrew Carne-
gie, i. 235, ii. 446

Meyerheim, Paul, W.'s acquaintance
with, ii. 5

Michael, Grand Duke, his good reputa-
tion, ii. 11

Michael Palace, St. Petersburg, W.'s visit
to, i. 291

Michigan, French history of, i. 275

Middle ages, history of, proposed by W.,
as an introduction to modern history, ii.
505

"Military Tract" in central New York,
i. 3

Millet, Rene, at the Centennial Exposi-
tion, i. 510

Minghetti, Marco, W. much impressed by,
i. 570 ; his discussion of Italian affairs, ii.
418, 419

Missionaries, American and English, in
Egypt, ii. 436, 438



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595



Mississippi River, impression made on
W. toy, ii. 379

Mitchell, David J., i. 125

" Modern Oracles," W.'s commencement
speech at Yale College, i. 70

Mohammedan worship at Cairo and else-
where, ii. 567

Mohonk Conference and President Hayes,
ii. 445

Moltke, Count von, in the imperial parlia-
ment, i. 599 ; his disagreement with Bis-
marck in regard to Alsace-Lorraine, i.
566

Mommsen, Theodor, his attitude toward
the United States, ii. 177-179

Monarchs of Europe, severe training of,
ii. 167, 168

Monarchy, William IPs theory of, ii. 184,
242 ; Thomas Jefferson's views of, ii. 243

Monetary standard, double, Bismarck's
discussion with William D. Kelly, i. 581-



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