|By the all-powerful dispensation of Providence, I have been protected beyond all human probability and expectation; for I had four bullets through my coat, and two horses shot under me, yet escaped unhurt.|
|—Washington and the French|
With Americans of Past and Present Days
Jean Jules Jusserand
These seven masterful essays—awarded the first Pulitzer Prize for History in 1917—by the long-time French Ambassador to the U.S. trace relations of the French by biographical vignette through every stage of American history to the beginning of the twentieth century.
NEW YORK: CHARLES SCRIBNER’S SONS, 1916
NEW YORK: BARTLEBY.COM, 2000