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The upper ten thousand

Charles Astor Bristed

The upper ten thousand

by Charles Astor Bristed

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Published by Stringer & Townsend in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesSketches of American society.
Statementby C. Astor Bristed.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination274 p., [1] leaf of plates
Number of Pages274
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17094770M
OCLC/WorldCa10536144

American "high life." A self-appointed chronicler of the "Upper Ten Thousand," a phrase he coined, Willis reported on the machinery of the fashionable circles in which he moved. In its Centennial Issue Town and Country called him "an international leader of elegance in literature and living," the man who "led a generation of Americans. Her books have received stellar reviews from Publishers Weekly, Library Journal, Chicago Tribune, silly to the extreme, but sweet, harmless, and very well liked among the Upper Ten Thousand for the diversion he provided—and for his inability to remember anything told him that did not affect his meals, his nightly beauty rest, or the pride.

Town & Country, the favored magazine of the American aristocracy, is among the oldest general-interest publications in the country: Founded in by a writer who coined the term “upper ten. upper ten Part or all of this entry has been imported from the edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.

There are currently no other reviews for this book. Excerpt. Whether or no, she, whom you are to forgive, if you can, did or did not belong to the Upper Ten Thousand of this our English world, I am not prepared to say with any strength of affirmation. By blood she was connected with big people,–distantly connected with some very big people. I follow Cannon Freeman through the Upper Ten, named for the Upper Ten Thousand, the term used to describe the ten thousand wealthiest people in New York society back in the days of John Jacob Astor and the robber barons.


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InCharles Astor Bristed published a collection of sketches on New York Society entitled "The Upper Ten Thousand." It appeared in the Fraser Magazine.tongue, and one that I repeatedly use in this book, but it also serves to obscure the degree of wealth concentration in even fewer hands.

In the s, Nathaniel Parker Willis coined the term “Upper Ten Thousand” to describe New York high society.

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