[MGSA-L] Samuel Gridley Howe, MD _An historical sketch of the Greek revolution_ (1828)

Christos D. Katsetos cd_katsetos at yahoo.com
Mon Mar 25 12:33:49 PDT 2013

On the occasion of the day of celebration of the Greek War for Independence
(Greek Independence Day) below find Dr. Samuel Gridley Howe's book "An Historical
Sketch of the Greek Revolution" published by White, Gallaher & White, 1828.
The full 452 pages of the book can be downloaded from the URLs below:


Samuel Gridley Howe, MD (Biography)
American Physician, Philhellene, Polymath, Pioneer Educator for the Blind, 
Abolitionist, and Philanthropist

A portrait of Dr. Samuel Gridley Howe (appearing in a traditional foustanella
attire) is periodically displayed at the John Hay Library of Brown University.
The portrait in question is part of Brown University's digital Portrait Collection:

Related links

Samuel Gridley Howe, _The Cretan Refugees and their American Helpers: 
A Statement Addressed to the Contributors of Cretan Refugees_,
Lee & Shepard, Boston, 1868
(a pdf copy of the digital version of the book is available on request off list)

Letters and Journals of Samuel Gridley Howe -- The Greek Revolution
[Edited by his daughter Laura E. Richards with notes by FB Sanborn,
Boston: Dana Estes & Company; London: John Lane, 1909]

CWJ Eliot. Howe, Greece, and Byron's Helmet. Journal of Modern Greek 

Studies 1992;10(2):197-204

American Philhellenes and the Greek War for Independence


Christos D. Katsetos, MD, PhD, FRCPath
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