Henry Brooks Adams

Standard Name: Adams, Henry Brooks
Used Form: Frances Snow Compton


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Friends, Associates Rudyard Kipling
RK liked to build friendships with men of action as well as intellectuals. During his years in Vermont he became a close friend of Theodore Roosevelt (then the Under Secretary of the US Navy) and...


American historian Henry Brooks Adams published the second of his two novels, Esther, under the pseudonym Frances Snow Compton. His first, Democracy, 1880, had been anonymous.