Author:Charles Edwards Lester

Charles Edwards Lester
American abolitionist and diplomat
Charles Edwards Lester


  • A Farewell Discourse (1838)
  • The Mountain Wild Flower (1838) (IA)
  • Chains and Freedom (1839) (IA)
  • The Glory and the Shame of England (1841) (external scans (multiple parts): 1, [glorytheshameofe02lestuoft 2])
  • The Condition and Fate of England (1843) (external scan)
  • The Artist, the Merchant, and the Statesman (1845) (IA)
  • (tr.) The Citizen of a Republic by Cebá (1845) (HathiTrust) (IA)
  • (tr.) The Jesuits by Michelet and Quinet (1845) (HathiTrust) (IA)
  • (tr.) The Florentine Histories by Machiavelli (1845) (HathiTrust)
  • (tr.) The Roman Church and Modern Society by Quinet (1845) (external scan)
  • (tr.) The Autobiography of Vittorip Alfieri by Alfieiri (1845) (IA)
  • (tr.) Ettore Fieramosca, or the Challenge of Barletta by d'Azeglio (1845) (IA)
  • (with Foster) The Life and Voyages of Americus Vespucius (1846) (external scan)
  • The Artists of America (1846) (IA)
  • Sam Houston and his Republic (1846) (IA)
  • The Social Life and National Spirit of America (1849)
  • The Gallery of Illustrious Americans (1850)
  • The Napoleon Dynasty (1852) (IA)
  • My Consulship (1853) (external scan)
  • Glances at the Metropolis (1854) (HathiTrust) (external scan)
  • The Life of Sam Houston (1855) (IA)
  • (psuedo.) Stanhope Burleigh (1855) (HathiTrust) (IA)
  • (ed.) The Democratic Age (1858) (HathiTrust)
  • The Light and Dark of the Rebellion (1863) (IA)
  • Passages from the History of the United States (1866)
  • Life and Public Services of Charles Sumner (1874) (IA)
  • Our First Hundred Years (1875) (IA)
  • America's Advancement (1876) (IA)
  • Lives and Public Services of Samuel J. Tilden and Thomas A. Hendricks (1876) (HathiTrust)
  • The Condition of Mexico and her Foreign Relations (1877)
  • The Mexican Republic (1878) (HathiTrust)
  • Life and Character of Peter Cooper (1883) (IA)
  • Lester's History of the United States (1883) (external scans (multiple parts): 1, 2)


Works by this author published before January 1, 1926 are in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago. Translations or editions published later may be copyrighted. Posthumous works may be copyrighted based on how long they have been published in certain countries and areas.