Harper's Young People, Vol. 01, Issue 26, April 27, 1880

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Harper's Young People is an illustrated weekly publication for children that includes short stories, tales from history, natural history, poetry, puzzles, and other fun. This 26th issue of the serial was published on April 27th, 1880 and in its pages it includes the continuing sagas of a young mariner as he faces a dangerous storm at sea and of George Washington as he leads his troops in battle in the heart of New York City and crosses the Delaware. New stories sketch snapshots of life in an Egyptian foot race, as a student at Westminster School, as a courageous grenadier in the Napoleonic battle of Wagram, and much more. This periodical was published by Harper & Brothers, known today for their publications Harper's Bazaar and Harper's Magazine. - Summary by Jill Engle (1 hr 54 min)