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New travels to the westward; or, Unknown parts of America. Being a tour of almost fourteen months. Containing, an account of the country, upwards to two thousand miles west of the Christian parts of North America; with an account of white Indians, their manners, habits, and many other particulars. By Don Alonso Decalves, confirmed by three other persons.
Date: January 1, 1802
Genre: Captivity Narratives
Author: Decalves, Alonso.
Brookes's General gazetteer improved; or, A new and compendious geographical dictionary; containing a description of the empires, kingdoms, states, provinces, cities, towns, forts, seas, harbours, rivers, lakes, mountains, capes, &c. in the known world; with the government, customs, manners, and religion of the inhabitants; the extent, boundaries, and natural productions of each country; the trade, manufactures, and curiosities of the cities and towns; their longitude, latitude, bearings and distances in English miles, from remarkable places; and the various events by which they have been distinguished: including a detail of the counties, cities, boroughs, market-towns, and principal villages, in Great Britain and Ireland: together with a succinct account of, at least, one thousand cities, towns, and villages in the United States, more than has appeared in any foreign edition of the same work; in which the numerous mistakes and deficiencies of European gazetteers, respecting this country, are corrected and supplied. Illustrated by eight maps, neatly executed. Originally written by R. Brookes, M.D.
Date: January 1, 1812
Author: Brookes, R. (Richard), fl. 1721-1763.
A Selection, of some of the most interesting narratives, of outrages, committed by the Indians, in their wars, with the white people. Also, an account of their manners, customs, traditions, religious sentiments, mode of warfare, military tactics, discipline and encampments, treatment of prisoners, &c. which are better explained, and more minutely related, than has been heretofore done, by any other author on that subject. Many of the articles have never before appeared in print. The whole compiled from the best authorities, by Archibald Loudon.
Date: January 1, 1808
Genre: Captivity Narratives
A greate concerte ... Union Hall, in ye ancient towne of Cambridge, 13th day of ye 4th month ... 1876. ...
Date: January 1, 1876
The American universal geography, or, A view of the present state of all the kingdoms, states, and colonies in the known world. In two volumes. The first volume contains a copious introduction, adapted to the present improved state of astronomical science--a brief geography of the earth--a general description of America--an account of North-America, and its various divisions, particularly of the United States--a general account of the West-Indies, and of the four groupes [sic] of islands into which they are naturally divided, and a minute account of the several islands--a general description of South-America, and a particular account of its various states and provinces--and a brief description of the remaining American islands. The second volume contains a geography of the Eastern continent--a general description of Europe, and a minute account of its various kingdoms and states--a general description of Asia, its kingdoms, provinces, and islands--an account of the numerous islands arranged by modern geographers under the names of Austral Asia and Polynesia--a general description of Africa, and a particular account of its various states and islands. To which are added an abridgement of the last census of the United States--a chronological table of remarkable events from the creation to this time--an improved list of ancient and modern learned and eminent men--and a copious index to the whole work. The whole comprehending a complete system of modern geography. Accompanied by a new and elegant general atlas of the world, containing (in a separate volume,) sixty three maps, comprising, as far as they could be obtained, all the latest discoveries to the present time. By Jedidiah Morse, D.D. F.A.A. S.H.S. Minister of the Congregational church in Charlestown. Sixth edition. Arranged on a new plan, and improved in every part by a laborious examination of most of the late respectable voyages and travels, in Europe and Asia, by a free use of the information in the abridgement of Pinkerton's excellent geography, and by the admirable statistical tables of Hassel. Volume I[-II].
Date: January 1, 1812
Author: Morse, Jedidiah, 1761-1826.
Newark Opera House ... Thursday, Aug. 25th, 1870. ... Programme for this evening ... To conclude with ... Le petit faust! ...
Date: January 1, 1870
Village sermons; or, Sixty-five plain and short discourses on the principal doctrines of the Gospel; intended for the use of families, Sunday-schools, or companies assembled for religious instruction in country villages. By George Burder. Five volumes in two. Vol. I-[II]. [One line from Solomon]
Date: January 1, 1810
Author: Burder, George, 1752-1832.
The Holy Bible, containing the Old and New Testaments, with original notes and practical observations. By Thomas Scott, Rector of Aston Sandford, Bucks, and chaplain to the Lock Hospital. In six volumes--Vol. I[-IV, I-II].
Date: January 1, 1815
The Philadelphia directory, for 1801. Containing the names, occupations, and places of abode of the citizens, arranged in alphabetical order: also a register of the Constitution of the United States--ministers, consuls, &c. from foreign powers to the United States; and from the United States to foreign powers. With an accurate table of the duties on goods, wares, and merchandize; with further information respecting the custom-house. To which is prefixed, an alphabetical list of the streets, lanes, and alleys. By Cornelius William Stafford.
Date: January 1, 1801
Author: Stafford, Cornelius William.
Memoirs of Captain Lemuel Roberts. Containing adventures in youth, vicissitudes experienced as a continental soldier, his sufferings as a prisoner, and escapes from captivity. With suitable reflections on the changes of life. Written by himself.
Date: January 1, 1809
Author: Roberts, Lemuel, b. 1751.
The works of the Rev. Claudius Buchanan, LL.D comprising his Christian researches in Asia, with notices of the translation of the Scriptures into the oriental languages: together with The star in the East, and his Eras of light, and Light of the world. To which is added, The healing waters of Bethesda.
Date: January 1, 1813
Author: Buchanan, Claudius, 1766-1815.
The stranger in France: or, A tour from Devonshire to Paris. By John Carr, Esq. First published in London, 1803.
Date: January 1, 1806
Genre: Travel literature
Author: Carr, John, Sir, 1772-1832.
Boston, Jan. 8, 1868. ... Selwyn's Theatre. ... This evening, and every evening during the week, production of the new and original drama ... entitled Maud's peril ... The performance will terminate with the beautiful farce, ... entitled Easy shaving. ...
Date: January 1, 1868
A dictionary of the Holy Bible: containing an historical account of the persons: a geographical and historical account of the places: a literal, critical, and systematical description of other objects, whether natural, artificial, civil, religious, or military: and the explication of the appellative terms, mentioned in the writings of the Old and New Testament. The whole comprising whatever important is known concerning the antiquities of the Hebrew nation and church of God; forming a sacred commentary; a body of Scripture history, chronology, and divinity; and serving in a great measure as a concordance to the Bible. By John Brown, minister of the Gospel at Haddington. To which are added for the first time, notes, historical, literary, and theological. Illustrated with elegant maps and plates. In two volumes. Vol. I[-II].
Date: January 1, 1807
Author: Brown, John, 1722-1787.
The ancient history of the Egyptians, Carthaginians, Assyrians, Babylonians, Medes & Persians, Macedonians, and Grecians. By Charles Rollin, late principal of the University of Paris, &c. In eight volumes. Illustrated with plates. Vol. I[-VIII].
Date: January 1, 1805
Author: Rollin, Charles, 1661-1741.