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Henry Sutherland Edwards
(1828-1906) was a British
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He was born in London
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, and educated in London and France
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. He was correspondent of The Times
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at the coronation of Alexander II
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, in the camp of the insurgent
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s at Warsaw
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(1862-63), and at German
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army headquarters during the Franco-Prussian War. Amongst his publications are:
- The Russians at Home and the Russians Abroad (1861)
- The Polish Captivity: An Account of the Present Position of the Poles in the Kingdom of Poland, and in the Polish Provinces of Austria, Prussia, and Russia (1863)
- The Life of Rossini (1869)
- The Germans in France (1874)
- The Case of Reuben Malachi (1886)
- The Prima Donna
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: Her History and Surroundings from the Seventeenth to the Nineteenth Century (two volumes, 1888)
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and His School (1895)
- Personal Recollections (1900)
- Sir William White
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: His Life and Correspondence (1902)