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Hidden Treasures

Harry A. Lewis

1. Preface, Introduction, Quotations
2. Daniel Drew
3. Russell Sage
4. Cornelius Vanderbilt
5. Amos Lawrence
6. Horace B. Claflin
7. William E. Dodge
8. Jay Gould
9. John Wannamaker
10. Alexander T. Stewart
11. Nicholas Longworth
12. Robert Bonner
13. William G. Fargo
14. James C. Flood
15. John W. MacKay
16. James C. Fair
17. Horace Greeley
18. Thurlow Weed
19. George W. Childs
20. James Gordon Bennett
21. Phineas T. Barnum
22. Matthew Vassar
23. John Jacob Astor
24. Potter Palmer
25. James Harper
26. Henry Disston
27. Peter Cooper
28. George Law
29. Darius O. Mills
30. Stephen Girard
31. Moses Taylor
32. William C. Ralston
33. George Peabody
34. William W. Corcoran
35. Nathan Mayer Rothschild
36. John Adams, Part 1
37. John Adams, Part 2
38. Thomas Jefferson
39. John Marshall
40. Alexander Hamilton
41. James Madison
42. James Monroe
43. Lewis Cass
44. John C. Calhoun
45. Robert Y. Hayne
46. Daniel Webster
47. Andrew Jackson
48. Thomas H. Benton
49. Henry Clay
50. Martin Van Buren
51. Stephen Arnold Douglass
52. Abbott Lawrence
53. Alexander H. Stephens
54. Millard Fillmore
55. William H. Seward
56. Horatio Seymour
57. Winfield S. Hancock
58. George B. McClellan
59. Ulysses Simpson Grant
60. Stonewall Jackson
61. General Robert E. Lee
62. Henry Wilson
63. Abraham Lincoln
64. Edward Everett
65. Edwin M. Stanton
66. Andrew Johnson
67. James A. Garfield
68. Chester A. Arthur
69. John A. Logan
70. James G. Blaine, Part 1
71. James G. Blaine, Part 2
72. Samuel J. Tilden
73. Henry Ward Beecher
74. James Watt
75. George Stephenson
76. Benjamin Franklin
77. Eli Whitney
78. Robert Fulton
79. Elias Howe, Jnr.
80. Isaac M. Singer
81. Richard M. Hoe
82. Charles Goodyear
83. Professor S.F.B. Morse
84. Cyrus W. Field
85. George M. Pullman
86. Thomas A. Edison
87. Success And Failure
88. Concentration Of Effort
89. Self-Reliance
90. Economy Of Time
91. Causes Of Failure

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Summary

"Some succeed while others fail. This is a recognized fact; yet history tells us that seven-tenths of our most successful men began life poor." A selection of mini-biographies teaches us how some successful men have overcome odds to make their mark on history.

Reviews

Zach

- Fine

I really liked the last few chapters on general advice. Commodore Vanderbilt was my fav biography chapter