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INDEX
abridgment of Ferdinand and Isabella: projected, 173-175; executed, 175
Achille, Narcisse: as aide, 270
Acosta, José de: book by, 150
Adams, John Quincy: 32, 91
Adams, Sir William: 32, 45
Adderley, Charles Bowyer: 310
Aikin, Lucy: Memoirs of the Court of Queen Elizabeth of, 99
Alamán, Lucas: as aide, 172; as annotator, 229
Albany, New York: trip to, 253
Alfieri, Vittorio: 72
Alison, Archibald: 303
Allibone, Samuel Austin: 335
American Antiquarian Society: membership in, 180
American Philosophical Society: membership in, 149, 179
American Stationers' Company: contract with, 134; publishes Ferdinand and Isabella, 138; bankruptcy of, 145; mentioned, 140
Ames, Joseph: portrait by, 213
Amory, N.: as travel companion, 36
Amory, Susan. SEE Prescott, Susan
Amory, Thomas C.: 16, 58
Amory, William: described, 15-16, 58; as travel companion, 112, 203; quoted, 112; as guest, 133, 283; as neighbor, 239; as trustee, 348; mentioned, 164, 238, 352
"Anika." SEE Ticknor, Anna Eliot
Appleton, Fanny. SEE Longfellow, Fanny Appleton
Appleton, William: 239, 296-297; quoted, 297
Argyll, Duke and Duchess of: 311
Ariosto, Ludovico: Orlando Furioso of, 72, 74; mentioned, 158
Ashburton, Lord: 300
Aspinwall, Col. Thomas: met, 32-33; described, 132; as guest, 132; negotiates contracts, 133-134, 175, 197198, 199-200, 226, 258; letters from, 159, 200; letters to, 194, 222; quoted, 198, 222; mentioned, 194, 203, 328
Athenaeum ( Boston): library of, 16, 81; supported, 69-70, 324; trustee of, 116; gift to, 152
The Atlantic Monthly: helps launch, 343‐ 344
Awe, Loch: visited, 311
Azores: trip to, 26-30
Babbage, Charles: 261
Bancroft, George: at Harvard, 22; letters to, 79, 109, 120, 261, 270; school operated by, 87; as aide, 120, 133, 137, 148, 154, 300; History of United States of, 169, 346; example of, 174; honorary degree for, 202; guest of, 249, 298, 300; in England, 261; quoted, 261; testimonial by, 335; mentioned, 138, 163, 203, 238, 290, 337
Bandelier, A. F. A.: 268
Barante, Amable: Histoire des Ducs de Burgoyne de la maison de Valois of, 99; mentioned, 97
Baron, Alexander: novel by, 210
Barrow, Isaac: 61
Belfast, Maine: trip to, 254
Bentley, Richard: contracts with, 133134, 175, 226; letters to, 151, 181, 194, 215, 232; suspicions regarding, 159; gifts from, 195, 296; tactics of, 199; quoted, 259; letters from, 287, 296, 322, 323; met, 303; negotiations with, 330, 331, 349; publishes correspondence, 349 n; mentioned, 156, 317
Benton, Thomas Hart: 248, 250
Berni, Francesco: Orlando Innamorato of, 72, 74; mentioned, 71
Bigland, John: 67
Biographical and Critical Miscellanies: published, 234. SEE ALSO Miscellanies
Bliss, Mary Elizabeth: 298
Boccaccio: Decameron of, 71; mentioned, 85
Bohn, Henry G.: 287
Boiardo, Matteo: Orlando Innamorato of, 72; mentioned, 71, 158
Boston, Mass.: described, 3-5, 194; as

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