Autobiography of Andrew Carnegie

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ABBEY, Edwin A., 298.
Abbott, Rev. Lyman, 285.
Abbott, William L., becomes partner of Mr. Carnegie, 201.
Accounting system, importance of, 135, 136, 204.
Acton, Lord, library bought by Mr. Carnegie, 325.
Adams, Edwin, tragedian, 49.
Adams Express Company, investment in, 79.
Addison, Leila, friend and critic of young Carnegie, 97.
Aitken, Aunt, 8, 22, 30, 50, 51, 77, 78.
Alderson, Barnard, Andrew Carnegie, quoted, 282 n.
Allegheny City, the Carnegies in, 30, 31, 34; public library and hall, 259.
Allegheny Valley Railway, bonds marketed by Mr. Carnegie, 167-71.
Allison, Senator W. B., 124, 125.
Altoona, beginnings of, 66.
American Four-in-Hand in Britain, An, Mr. Carnegie's first book, 6; quoted, 27, 318 n.; published, 212, 322.
Anderson, Col. James, and his library, 45-47.
Arnold, Edwin, gives Mr. Carnegie the MS. of The Light of Asia, 207.
Arnold, Matthew, quoted, 206, 207, 302; visits Mr. Carnegie, 216, 299, 301; a charming man, 298; seriously religious, 299; as a lecturer, 299, 300; and Henry Ward Beecher, 300; on Shakespeare, 302; and Josh Billings, 303-05; in Chicago, 305, 306; memorial to, 303.
Baldwin, William H., 277.
Balfour, Prime Minister, 269-71; as a philosopher, 323, 324.
Balfour of Burleigh, Lord, and Trust for the Universities of Scotland, 269, 270, 272.
Baltimore and Ohio Railroad, Mr. Carnegie's relations with, 125-29.
Baring Brother, dealings with, 168, 169.
Barryman, Robert, an ideal Tom Bowling, 28, 29.
Bates, David Homer, quoted, 45, 46, 100.
Beecher, Henry Ward, and Matthew Arnold, 300; and Robert G. Ingersoll, 300, 301; on Herbert Spencer, 336, 337.
Behring Sea question, 350, 353-55.
Bessemer steel process, revolutionized steel manufacture, 184, 185, 229.
Billings, Dr. J. S., of the New York Public Libraries, 259; director of the Carnegie Institution, 260.
Billings, Josh, 295; and Matthew Arnold, 303-05; anecdotes, 304, 305.
Bismarck, Prince, disturbs the financial world, 169.
Black, William, 298. Blaine, James G., visits Mr. Carnegie, 216; and Mr. Gladstone, 320, 321, 328; a good story-teller, 341-43, 357; his Yorktown address, 341; at Cluny Castle, 344; misses the Presidency, 345; as Secretary of State, 345, 352- 56; at the Pan-American Congress, 346.
Bliss, Cornelius N., 363.
Borntraeger, William, 136; put in charge of the Union Iron Mills, 198; anecdotes of, 199-201.
Botta, Professor and Madame, 150.
Braddock's Coöperative Society, 250.
Bridge-building, of iron, 115-29; at Steubenville, 116, 117; at Keokuk, Iowa, 154; at St. Louis, 155.
Bright, John, 11; and George Peabody, 282.
British Iron and Steel Institute, 178, 180.
Brooks, David, manager of the Pittsburgh telegraph office, 36-38, 57-59.
Brown University, John Hay Library at, 275.
Bruce, King Robert, 18, 367.
Bryan, William J., and the treaty with Spain, 364.
Bull Run, battle of, 100.
Bülow, Prince von, 368, 370.
Burns, Robert, quoted, 3, 13, 33, 307, 313; Dean Stanley on, 271; rules of conduct, 271, 272.
Burroughs, John, and Ernest Thompsonl Seton, 293.
Butler, Gen. B. F., 99.
Cable, George W., 295.
Calvinism, revolt from, 22, 23, 74, 75.
Cambria Iron Company, 186.


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