About it and about [manuscript], 1946.


Harrison, Francis Burton, 1873-1957. About it and about [manuscript], 1946.

About it and about [manuscript], 1946.

Harrison's unpublished account of his boyhood in New York, army service during the Spanish-American war, congressional career, 1903-1905, and, 1907-1913; his tenure, 1913-1921, as governor general of the Philippines, his travels in Europe and his retirement in Scotland and in France during World War II.

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