Bancroft George 1800-1891 Educated At Harvard University
Cambridge, and in Germany. Secretary of the navy, 1845; ambassador to
Great Britain, 1846-1849; and in 1867-1874 minister at the court of
Berlin. =Index=: (Bishop Laval era) On La Salle, 153. (Samuel de Champlain era) On the difficulties
encountered by missionaries, 87. =Bib.=: History of the United States.
For biog., see Howe, Life and Letters of George Bancroft; Cyc. Am.