*General Boynton died while Volumes I and II were in course of preparation.
Volumes I and II contain biographies of men who are most prominently identified with the great political, educational and public interests which center at the National Capital, and of its leading residents. In the following volumes eminent men in all parts of the country will be represented.
In order that this representation may be complete the Advisory Board has been enlarged. In addition to those already named the following eminent men have consented to serve in the same capacity for the succeeding volumes:
Francis E. Clark, D.D. Founder and President United Society of Christian Endeavor.
↑The first two volumes of this work contain names of men whose work has centered at the National Capital. The following eight volumes of the series will contain biographies of eminent men in all parts of the United States.