The Literary Digest

    THE LITERARY DIGEST – History of the World War – Volume 1 (1914-1918) – Compiled from Original and Contemporary Sources: American, British, French, German, and Others in ten volumes. Written by FRANCIS WHITING HALSEY in ten volumes, the History of the World War compiles reports from multiple sources. Introduction THE SOURCES FOR THIS … Continue reading The Literary Digest

Memoirs of Lord Charles Beresford – 1868 – Riding Tandem

Lord Charles Beresford (1846-1919) was a British Admiral and Member of Parliament, he was a hero in battle and a champion of the Navy in Parliament.  Below is another installment in our series of his memoirs – taken from ‘The Memoirs of Admiral Lord Charles Beresford’ written by himself and published in 1914. This excerpt … Continue reading Memoirs of Lord Charles Beresford – 1868 – Riding Tandem

The London Stock Exchange – Principal Stock

var addthis_config = {“data_track_addressbar”:true};   We had a ‘dig’ around in our library on the history of the London Stock Exchange and discovered this interesting article which we will publish in several parts over the next few days – its from the book London – Volume 3 published in 1824 by Sholto and Reuben Percy … Continue reading The London Stock Exchange – Principal Stock

War in the East – 29 Jun 1855

var addthis_config = {“data_track_addressbar”:true};   This the final installment of our series of posts from “The War” by William Howard Russell – War Correspondent to The Times Newspaper which gives a daily account of events during the Crimean War (157 years ago). The book and our excerpts cover from the landing at Gallipoli to the … Continue reading War in the East – 29 Jun 1855