Albert Rhodes

Albert Rhodes was a highly influential American writer and statesmen of the later 19th century. Rhodes was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in 1840. He was educated at the academy of Elder's Ridge in the village of that name in Indiana county, Pennsylvania. He spent most of his career abroad in prestigious positions of authority, including representing America in diplomatic matters. During the administration of President Johnson, he was United States consul at Jerusalem, and under President Grant, he was consul at Rotterdam and charge d'affaires at the Hague. He was also consul at Rouen, France, and at Elberfeld, Germany, from 1877 to 1885. Rhodes frequently contributed to American, French, and British periodicals, largely on the characteristics of life and people on the European continent. Among his other books are Jerusalem as it Is (London, 1867); and Monsieur at Home (London, 1886).


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The French at Home

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