"As the title of this book indicates, it is more than a biography of Daniel Hammer Wells. His interests were so diversified and his public career covered so many years that it seemed necessary to include much collateral history.
The book falls into three divisions: His early life. His public career His home and family life
In the chapters dealing with his public career, which make up a large part of the book, no chronological order could well be followed, as he served in several official capacities at the same time.