July 1911

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
  (Redirected from La Pedrera conflict)
Jump to navigation Jump to search
02 03 04 05 06 07 08
09 10 11 12 13 14 15
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
30 31  

The following events occurred in July 1911:

July 24, 1911: Hiram Bingham "rediscovers" Machu Picchu
Peru's Machu Picchu revealed to the rest of the world
July 3, 1911: German warship Panther brings invasion force to Morocco

July 1, 1911 (Saturday)[edit]

  • The Agadir Crisis began at noon in Paris, when Germany's Ambassador to France, the Baron von Schoen, made a surprise visit to the French Foreign Ministry and delivered to Foreign Minister Justin de Selves a diplomatic note, announcing that Germany had sent a warship, the gunboat SMS Panther and troops, to occupy Agadir, at that time a part of the protectorate of French Morocco. The pretext was protect German businesses and citizens in the small port, and the note ended "As soon as order and tranquility have returned to Morocco, the vessel entrusted with this protective mission will leave the port of Agadir."[1] The German infringement on French territory threatened to start a new European war.[2]
  • Compulsory military service was inaugurated in Australia.[3][3]
  • Eduard Sachau, linguist and archaeologist, completed his transcription and translation of ancient Aramaic papyri.[4]
  • Russia's Jewish Literary Society was ordered closed by Tsarist authorities in the capital city of Saint Petersburg.[5]
  • Born: Sergei Sokolov, Marshal of the Soviet Union, and Minister of Defense of USSR (1984–87), in Yevpatoria, Russian Empire (now Ukraine) (d. 2012)

July 2, 1911 (Sunday)[edit]

  • The comic strip Krazy Kat, by African-American cartoonist George Herriman, was spun off from The Dingbat Family, which it replaced. The strip ran until Herriman's death in 1944.[6]
  • The United States completed its break of diplomatic relations with Colombia, closing the consulate general there.[7]
  • The Interstate Commerce Commission ordered an investigation of all express train companies in the United States.[3]
  • Claims totaling $250,000 were filed against Mexico for the deaths and injuries of Americans in El Paso during fighting at Juarez.[7]
  • Born:
  • Died: Felix Mottl, 54, director of the Royal Opera in Munich;

July 3, 1911 (Monday)[edit]

  • The British strike of seamen ended, with the strikers winning most of their demands.[7]
  • Two days after it was dispatched to French Morocco by Germany, the gunboat SMS Panther anchored off of the coast of Agadir.[8]
  • The United States Senate voted 55-28 in favor of a resolution holding that the election of Senator William Lorimer of Illinois had been invalid, effectively removing him from office.[9]
  • Turk Yurdu Cemiyet, the Association of the Turkish Homeland, was founded by Turkish supremacist Yusuf Akçura, Mehmed Emin and Ahmen Agaoglu.[10]

July 4, 1911 (Tuesday)[edit]

  • Third baseman Rafael Almeida and outfielder Armando Marsans, both natives of Cuba, became the first Hispanic players in Major League Baseball history, debuting in Chicago for the Cincinnati Reds against the Cubs. Although the two were dark-skinned and had played for a Negro team, they avoided the ban against African-American players by producing proof that they "were of Castilian rather than Negro heritage".[11]
  • The hottest day of the 1911 United States heat wave set records that stood a century later, in Vermont (105° at Vernon) and New Hampshire (106° at Nashua), as well as 104° in Boston, and 113° in Junction City, Kansas. In Chicago, 64 died in one day,[12] and 51 the day before.[13]
  • Born:
  • Died:
    • Vaughan Kester, 41, American novelist
    • Franklin Fyles, 64, American playwright and theatre critic.

July 5, 1911 (Wednesday)[edit]

  • By a 253-46 vote, Britain's House of Lords passed a watered down version of the Parliament Act 1911 received from the House of Commons, including amendments made by Lord Lansdowne.[14]
  • The record-breaking heat wave in North America ended after five days of record high temperatures. In the first five days of July, more than 500 deaths were attributed to the heat.[15]
  • Turkey began military preparations to suppress a revolt in Montenegro.[7]
  • Born: Georges Pompidou, 19th President of France from 1969 to 1974, Prime Minister 1962-68; in Montboudif (d. 1974)
  • Died: Maria Pia of Savoy, 63, Queen Consort of Portugal 1862-1889 as the wife of King Luis I, and later Queen Dowager of Portugal until the monarchy was abolished in 1910

July 6, 1911 (Thursday)[edit]

  • Charles Flint acquired nearly all of the Computing-Tabulating-Recording Company (which later became IBM), buying out Herman Hollerith for $1,210,500. For the next 10 years, Hollerith retained control of design changes in the CTR tabulating machines and stifled the growth of the company.[16]
  • Publisher Charles Curtis debuted a new version of the farmers' magazine Country Gentleman, whose circulation had declined to only 2,000 paying subscribers at the time of acquisition. Within 30 years, he had increased the number of subscribers to 2,000,000. The magazine was discontinued in 1955 after being sold to the Farm Journal[17]
  • The arbitration treaty between the United States and the United Kingdom was signed.[3]
  • Born: LaVerne Andrews, eldest of the 1940s trio The Andrews Sisters (d. 1967)

July 7, 1911 (Friday)[edit]

July 8, 1911 (Saturday)[edit]

  • The city of Burbank, California, with 500 residents, was incorporated. One century later, its population was over 100,000.[19]
  • U.S. Vice President James S. Sherman, in his capacity as President of the U.S. Senate, broke a long-standing tradition in Congress of using only hand fans for cooling, by bringing the first electric fan to the Senate Chamber. The same day, other members of Congress followed suit.[20]
  • Died: Ira Erastus Davenport, 72, American spiritualist and magician

July 9, 1911 (Sunday)[edit]

July 10, 1911 (Monday)[edit]

  • In arbitration by King George V, Chile was ordered to pay $935,000 to the United States Alsop firm. Alsop had demanded $3,000,000 with interest; the $935K was paid on November 13.[21]
  • The Royal Australian Navy was bestowed its name by King George V, having previously been the "Commonwealth Naval Forces."[22]
  • Troops from Peru, arriving on the launch Loreto and backed up by the gunboat America, arrived at the settlement of La Pedrera, established by Colombia on disputed territory on the Apaporis, a tributary of the Amazon River. Peruvian Lt.Col. Oscar Benavides gave the Colombians an ultimatum to abandon the outpost. After a battle of two days, the Colombians surrendered, and agreements on July 15 and July 19 ended the fighting.[23]

July 11, 1911 (Tuesday)[edit]

  • The Federal Express, a passenger train on the New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad running the Boston to Washington route, jumped the track at Bridgeport at 3:35 am, killing 14 people and injured 42 more.[7]
  • France's Chamber of Deputies voted 476-77 to postpone further discussion of the Moroccan problem.[3]
  • The mining settlement of South Porcupine, Ontario was destroyed by forest fires that swept across the province. Forest fires had broken out across Northern Ontario, and over four days, they would kill 400 or more people.[24]

July 12, 1911 (Wednesday)[edit]

July 13, 1911 (Thursday)[edit]

  • Seventeen years old, Crown Prince Edward of the United Kingdom (the future King Edward VIII), was invested as the Prince of Wales. For the first time since 1616, the ceremony took place in Wales itself, at Canarvon Castle, as a result of the efforts of Chancellor of the Exchequer David Lloyd George, a Welshman.[26]
  • The Third Anglo-Japanese Agreement of Alliance was signed by the United Kingdom and Japan, extending the date of expiry from 1915 to 1921.[27]

July 14, 1911 (Friday)[edit]

July 15, 1911 (Saturday)[edit]

  • Germany's Foreign Minister Alfred von Kiderlen-Waechter summoned French Ambassador Jules Cambon to the Ministry and made the surprise demand that France cede its colony in the French Congo to Germany as a condition of German withdrawal from Morocco.[31]
  • Turkish Troops commanded by Edhem Pasha were ambushed by Albanian rebels at Ipek, with 200 Turks killed and wounded.[3]
  • The German-Japanese treaty of commerce was ratified at Tokyo.[3]
  • An explosion at the Cascade Mine at Sykesville, Pennsylvania, killed 21 coal miners.[32]
  • Born: Hans von Luck, German panzer commander in World War II, in Flensburg (d. 1997)
  • Died: Noble P. Swift, president of Swift meatpacking company

July 16, 1911 (Sunday)[edit]

July 17, 1911 (Monday)[edit]

  • The United States Census Bureau announced that the U.S. center of population had moved westward to Unionville, in Monroe County, Indiana.[34]
  • The U.S.-Japanese treaty of Commerce and Navigation went into effect.[3]
  • Newspaper reporter Andre Jager-Schmidt of the Paris daily Excelsior, set off from Paris on an assignment to travel around the world more quickly than ever before. The existing record at the time was 54 days, set by James Willis Sayre in the autumn of 1903. Jager-Schmidt arrived back in Paris 39 days later on August 26.[35]
  • The town of Hutto, Texas was incorporated.
  • The Brescia Calcio football club was founded.
  • Born: Bulent Rauf, Turkish mystic and spiritualist, in Beylerbeyi (d. 1987)

July 18, 1911 (Tuesday)[edit]

July 19, 1911 (Wednesday)[edit]

  • The spelling of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, was restored by the United States Board on Geographic Names, which had decreed in 1890 that the city would be referred to as Pittsburg. The restoration of the "H" at the end of the name followed years of lobbying by city and state officials.[37]
  • Walter Carlisle, centerfielder of the Vernon Tigers of the Pacific Coast League, made a spectacular [unassisted triple play] in a game against the Los Angeles Angels, and put his name in the record books as the only outfielder to perform the feat.[38][39]

July 20, 1911 (Thursday)[edit]

  • General Auguste Dubail of France and Sir Henry Wilson, Field Marshal of the British Army, reached an agreement for a joint plan to mobilize 150,000 men in the event that Germany declared war on either nation. Though the Dubail-Wilson plan did not become necessary in 1911, it would be used three years later when World War I broke out.[40]
  • Rebels in Haiti captured Cap-Haïtien and began marching on Port-au-Prince.[41]
  • King Nicholas of Montenegro hosted representatives from Britain, France, Russia, Austria-Hungary and Italy to resolve the Albanian-Turkish war.[3]

July 21, 1911 (Friday)[edit]

  • The Brooklyn Rapid Transit Company was awarded the $235,000,000 contract for the construction of 87 miles of new subway and elevated train lines.[7]
  • David Lloyd George, the British Chancellor of the Exchequer, gave a speech making the government's position clear, that the United Kingdom would not remain neutral, and would come to the aid of France in the event of an attack by Germany.[42]
  • Born: Marshall McLuhan, Canadian media theorist and author, credited with coining the term "global village" and the phrase, "The medium is the message"; in Edmonton (d. 1980)

July 22, 1911 (Saturday)[edit]

  • The U.S. Senate passed the Canadian Reciprocity Bill, 53-27.[43]
  • Voters in Texas defeated a referendum proposing the prohibition of the sale of liquor, 234,000 to 228,000.[41]
  • After returning to Persia with the help of the Russian Empire, former Shah Mohammad Ali Shah Qajar entered Astrabad (now Gorgan, Iran), where he was welcomed by residents eager to restore him to the throne.[44]

July 23, 1911 (Sunday)[edit]

July 24, 1911 (Monday)[edit]

  • Hiram Bingham rediscovered Machu Picchu with the assistance of Melchor Arteaga, who guided the Bingham party up a mountain overlooking Torontoy, after directions from 8 year old Melquiades Richarte.[46]
  • Martial law was proclaimed in Tehran, and the National Council demanded the resignation of the Premier.
  • The British cruiser HMS Fox captured two ships in the Persian Gulf carrying rifles ad ammunition for the former Shah.[3]
  • Wilfrid Laurier, the Prime Minister of Canada, delivered an ultimatum to Conservative members of the Parliament, to either ratify the Reciprocity Treaty with the United States, or to face dissolution and new elections.[47]
  • The scout ship USS Chester arrived in Haiti to protect American interests there, three days after dispatch from Newport, Rhode Island.[48]
  • The Indian Institute of Science, a university located in Bangalore, began its first classes.[49]
  • The Cleveland Naps (now the Cleveland Indians) hosted baseball's first all-star game, competing against an assembled group of American League players in a benefit game for the family of the late Addie Joss. The star team, which included Ty Cobb, Tris Speaker and other prominent baseball players, beat Cleveland 5-3, in a game that raised $13,000 for Joss's family.[50]

July 25, 1911 (Tuesday)[edit]

  • The cause of action in the landmark case of MacPherson v. Buick Motor Co. happened near Saratoga Springs, New York, when Donald MacPherson was severely injured when the wooden spokes of the left rear wheel of his Buick Model 10 automobile collapsed, throwing the car into a telephone pole and throwing him under the car's rear axle. MacPherson's suit led to an opinion from New York State's highest court that created product liability as a tortious action. Written by Benjamin Cardozo, later a justice of the United States Supreme Court, the reasoning of the 1916 decision was adopted by other states and "initiated the modern concept of consumer protection".[51]
  • Bobby Leach, a daring Welshman from Cornwall, became the second person (after Annie Edson Taylor), and the first man, to ride over Niagara Falls in a barrel and survive.[52] Ironically, Leach, who survived a 17-story plunge over a waterfall, would later suffer a fatal injury from slipping on an orange peel.[53]

July 26, 1911 (Wednesday)[edit]

  • Golden Gate Park of San Francisco was selected as the site for the Panama-Pacific Exposition of 1915.[54]
  • President Taft signed the American-Canadian reciprocity bill at 3:09 pm, although the Canadian Parliament had dissolved without voting on the measure.[55]
  • The cruiser USS Des Moines arrived at Port-au-Prince to protect American citizens and businesses from an ongoing revolt in Haiti.[56]
  • The ill-fated Canadian Pacific liner Empress of China was wrecked off the coast of Japan and put out of passenger service permanently.[57]
  • Dusé Mohamed Ali convened the first Universal Races Congress, held in London.[58]
  • At a fair in Plainfield, Illinois, "Professor" Harry Darnell, a balloonist whose act featured a performance on a trapeze, lost his footing and fell 700 feet to his death.[59]

July 27, 1911 (Thursday)[edit]

July 28, 1911 (Friday)[edit]

  • General Joseph Joffre was installed as the first Chief of the General Staff of the Army of France, a position that had been created to remedy the lack of a peacetime commander-in-chief of the Army.[62]
  • At the age of seven months, future French novelist Jean Genet was left by his mother at the Bureau d'Abandon de l'Hospice des Enfants-Assistes in Paris, to become a ward of the state, and was placed with a foster family the next day.[63]
  • Haitian troops defeated rebels in a battle at Les Cayes.[41]
  • Canadian Prime Minister Wilfrid Laurier announced a plan of cooperation between Canada and the navies of Great Britain, Australia and New Zealand.[41]

July 29, 1911 (Saturday)[edit]

  • Parliament was dissolved in Canada after continued obstruction to the reciprocity bill with the United States, with an election set for September 21.[64] The Conservative Party, led by R.L. Borden and opposing reciprocity, would win a majority in the next election.
  • A bounty of $100,000 (33,000 pounds) for the capture or killing of the ex-Shah was set by the Persian government.[65]
  • Born: Ján Cikker, Slovak classical composer, in Besztercebánya, Austro-Hungarian Empire (now Banská Bystrica, Slovakia) (d. 1989)

July 30, 1911 (Sunday)[edit]

  • Author Henry James, who had been born in New York City, left the United States for the last time. James, who had alternated between Europe and North America as his residence, would become a British citizen prior to his death in 1916.[66]

July 31, 1911 (Monday)[edit]

  • General Motors went public, becoming the first automobile company to list its stock for sale on the New York Stock Exchange.[67]
  • Russia's ambassador to Persia demanded the resignation of Treasurer General W. Morgan Shuster, an American businessman who had been hired by the Iranian parliament to manage the nation's finances. Germany's minister made a similar demand the next day.[41]
  • Standard Oil announced its plans for breaking up the monopoly by November.[41]


  1. ^ Raymond Poincare, The Origins of the War (Cassell and Company, 1922) p76
  2. ^ Lamar Cecil, Wilhelm II: Emperor and Exile, 1900-1941 (UNC Press Books, 1996) p162; Vesna Danilović, When the Stakes Are High: Deterrence and Conflict Among Major Powers (University of Michigan Press, 2002) pp191-192; John McCain with Mark Salter, Hard Call: Great Decisions and the Extraordinary People Who Made Them (Hachette Digital, Inc., 2007)
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k The Britannica Year-Book 1913: A Survey of the World's Progress Since the Completion in 1910 of the Encyclopædia Britannica (Encyclopædia Britannica, 1913) p xi
  4. ^ Oded Lipschitz and Joseph Blenkinsopp, Judah and the Judeans in the neo-Babylonian period (Eisenbrauns, 2003) p453
  5. ^ Jeffrey Veidlinger, Jewish public culture in the late Russian empire (Indiana University Press, 2009) p135-136
  6. ^ M. Thomas Inge, Comics as Culture (University Press of Mississippi, 1990) p45
  7. ^ a b c d e f g "Record of Current Events", The American Monthly Review of Reviews (August 1911), pp161–164
  8. ^ Alfred Hoyt Granger,England's world empire: some reflections upon its growth and policy (Open Court Publishing, 1916) p126
  9. ^ David Kenney and Robert E. Hartley, An Uncertain Tradition: U.S. Senators from Illinois, 1818-2003 (SIU Press, 2003) p101
  10. ^ Raymond Kévorkian, The Armenian Genocide: A Complete History (I.B.Tauris, 2011) p131
  11. ^ Rick Swaine, The Integration of Major League Baseball: a Team by Team History (McFarland, 2009) p15
  12. ^ "Heat Wave Halts Work in Chicago", New York Times, July 5, 1911
  13. ^ "Fifty-One Killed by Heat in Chicago", New York Times, July 4, 1911
  14. ^ "Lords Pass Amendment", New York Times, July 6, 1911
  15. ^ "511 Deaths Since July 1 Due to Heat", Milwaukee Sentinel, July 6, 1911, p1
  16. ^ Kevin Maney, The Maverick and His Machine: Thomas Watson, Sr. and the Making of IBM (John Wiley and Sons, 2004) p49
  17. ^ Anthony Hallett and Diane Hallett, The Entrepreneur Magazine Encyclopedia of Entrepreneurs (John Wiley and Sons, 1997) pp143-144
  18. ^ Shigeru Oda, International control of sea resources (Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, 1989) p76; "Seal Treaty Signed", New York Times, July 8, 1911
  19. ^ Burbank Chamber of Commerce
  20. ^ "Electric Fans in Senate", New York Times, July 9, 1911
  21. ^ "Chile", Encyclopedia Americana (Vol. 6), (1918)
  22. ^ John Connor, Anzac and Empire: George Foster Pearce and the Foundations of Australian Defence (Cambridge University Press, 2011) p39
  23. ^ Robert L. Scheina, Latin America's Wars: The age of the professional soldier, 1900-2001 (Brassey's, 2003) pp107-108
  24. ^ Hundreds Dead in Big Forest Fire, Milwaukee Sentinel, July 13, 1911, p1; "Hundreds Die in Forest Fires", New York Times, July 13, 1911
  25. ^ Russell Roberts, Stolen!: A History of Base Stealing (McFarland, 1999) p49; "Athletics Lose Batting Eyes", New York Times, July 13, 1911
  26. ^ "Wales Acclaims Its Young prince", New York Times, July 14, 1911, p5; Sir Bernard Burke and Ashworth F. Burke, General and Heraldic Dictionary of the Peerage and Baronetage of the British Empire (Burke's Peerage Limited, 1914) p16
  27. ^ Robert Shadle, Historical Dictionary of the British Empire (Volume 1)(Greenwood Publishing Group, 1996) p61
  28. ^ Alexander McAdie, The Principles of Aërography (Rand McNally & Company, 1917) p214
  29. ^ Julie Mooney, Ripley's Believe It Or Not! Encyclopedia Of The Bizarre: Amazing, Strange, Inexplicable, Weird And All True! (Black Dog Publishing, 2004) p208
  30. ^ "Taft Greets Atwood after Rainy Flight", New York Times, July 15, 1911
  31. ^ Vesna Danilović, When the Stakes Are High: Deterrence and Conflict Among Major Powers (University of Michigan Press, 2002) pp191-192; Quincy Howe, A World History of Our Own Times from the Turn of the Century to the 1918 Armistice (READ Books 2007) p354
  32. ^ "Twenty-One Killed in Mine Explosion", New York Times, July 17, 1911
  33. ^ Taner Akçam, A Shameful Act: The Armenian Genocide and the Question of Turkish Responsibility (Macmillan, 2007) pp97-98
  34. ^ "Center in Unionville, Ind." - Census Bureau Announces Population's Middle Point Has Moved Faster Last Decade", Milwaukee Sentinel, July 18, 1911
  35. ^ "Around-the-World Records", Encyclopedia Americana (1918), Vol. 2, p324
  36. ^ Guive Mirfendereski, A Diplomatic History of the Caspian Sea: Treaties, Diaries, and Other Stories (Palgrave Macmillan, 2001) p88
  37. ^ "Pittsburgh Is Spelled With 'H'- So Decides United States Geographic Board in Deciding Controversy", Pittsburgh Gazette Times, July 22, 1911, p1
  38. ^ "Major Feats in the Minors", by George Vass, Baseball Digest (September 2003) p50
  39. ^ "Makes Triple Play Unassisted", New York Times, July 21, 1911
  40. ^ Barbara W. Tuchman, The Guns of August (Macmillan, 1962) p60; "Entente Cordiale", in Encyclopedia of the United Nations and International Agreements: A to F (Taylor & Francis, 2003) p631
  41. ^ a b c d e f "Record of Current Events", The American Monthly Review of Reviews (September 1911), pp161–164
  42. ^ John McCain with Mark Salter, Hard Call: Great Eecisions and the Extraordinary People Who Made Them (Hachette Digital, Inc., 2007)
  43. ^ "Reciprocity Passes Senate, 53 to 27", New York Times, July 23, 1911
  44. ^ "Persians Welcome Ex-Shah", New York Times, July 23, 1911
  45. ^ Urgunge Onon and Derrick Pritchatt, Asia's first modern revolution: Mongolia Proclaims Its Independence in 1911 (Brill, 1989) pp6-7
  46. ^ Richard L. Burger and Lucy C. Salazar, Machu Picchu: Unveiling the Mystery of the Incas (Yale University Press, 2004) p33; Christopher Heaney, Cradle of Gold: the Story of Hiram Bingham, a Real-life Indiana Jones, and the Search for Machu Picchu (Macmillan, 2010)
  47. ^ "Ultimatum by Laurier", New York Times, July 25, 1911
  48. ^ "Chester's Fast Speed", New York Times, July 28, 1911
  49. ^ Somerset Playne, Southern India: Its History, People, Commerce, and Industrial Resources (Asian Educational Services, 2004) p215
  50. ^ Russell Schneider, The Cleveland Indians Encyclopedia (Sports Publishing LLC, 2004) p391
  51. ^ John W. Johnson, ed., "Historic U.S. Court Cases (Taylor & Francis US, 2001) p521
  52. ^ "Goes over Niagara in Barrel and Lives", New York Times, July 26, 1911
  53. ^ "Achilles Heel Is Reached by Orange Peel", Sheboygan (WI) Press, February 27, 1926, p1; "Bobby Leach, Who Defied Niagara Falls, is Killed by Piece of Orange Peel", Winnipeg Free Press, April 30, 1926, p1
  54. ^ "Panama Exposition Site", New York Times, July 27, 1911
  55. ^ "President Signs Reciprocity Bill", New York Times, July 27, 1911
  56. ^ New York Times, July 28, 1911
  57. ^ Peter Pigott, Sailing Seven Seas: A History of the Canadian Pacific Line (Dundurn Press Ltd., 2010) p42
  58. ^ Colin Grant, Negro with a Hat: The Rise and Fall of Marcus Garvey (Oxford University Press US, 2008)
  59. ^ "Balloonist Falls to Death", New York Times, July 27, 1911; David A. Belden, Will County (Arcadia Publishing, 2009) p40
  60. ^ Douglas Porch, The March to the Marne: The French Army 1871-1914 (Cambridge University Press, 2003) p177
  61. ^ James F. Muench, Five Stars: Missouri's Most Famous Generals (University of Missouri Press, 2006) p107
  62. ^ Michael A. Palmer, The German Wars: A Concise History, 1859-1945 (Zenith Imprint, 2010) p81
  63. ^ Edmund White, Genet: A Biography (Random House, 1994)
  64. ^ "Canada Parliament Promptly Dissolved", New York Times, July 30, 1911
  65. ^ "$100,000 for Ex-Shah's Head", New York Times, July 30, 1911
  66. ^ Eric L. Haralson and Kendall Johnson, Critical Companion to Henry James: A Literary Reference to His Life and Work (Infobase Publishing, 2009) p13
  67. ^ James J. Flink, The Automobile Age (MIT Press, 1998) p65