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112, 115 and 116 days to San Francisco. ... The first class extreme clipper ship Flying Childers ... Randolph M. Cooley ...
Date: January 1, 1853
Genre: Ship cards
Author: Cooley, Randolph M.
Commencement. College Physicians & Surgeons Medical Department of Columbia College. Class '75. Steinway Hall, Monday evening, March 1st, 1875, at eight o'clock.
Date: January 1, 1875
Genre: Academic exercises
To the Senate of the state of New-York: The memorial of Stanton Buckingham, Stephen Wells, Justice Harwood and Chauncey Copley, trustees of the United Society of Believers called Shakers, residing at Watervliet in the county of Albany, most respectfully represents, on behalf of the Society and by their direction, that they are apprised by reading the reported proceedings of your body, that an honorable member thereof, recently, upon introducing a bill to prevent the binding of minor children to the people called Shakers, stated ... that facts had been communicated to him showing the practice of their society to be the most demorializing and destructive of all human grace and virtue that could be possibly imagined ...
Date: January 1, 1845
Amusement for the million! ... Magazine of wonders ... earth, sea and air; to be found in the immense collection of the Boston Museum ... Rhyming catalogue of the rare, curious and valuable collection of curiosities, and works of art; in the Boston Museum ...
Date: January 1, 1848
A visit to London, containing a description of the principal curiosities in the British metropolis. By S.W. Author of The visit to a farm-house, and The puzzle for a curious girl. With six copper plates.
Date: January 1, 1817
Genre: Travel literature
Author: S. W., fl. 1801-1820?
Lectures on natural and experimental philosophy, considered in its present state of improvement. Describing in a familiar and easy manner the principal phenomena of nature; and showing that they all co-operate in displaying the goodness, wisdom, and power of God. By the late George Adams, mathematical instrument maker to His Majesty, &c. In four volumes. Illustrated with forty three large copperplates, elegantly engraved. Vol. I[-IV].
Date: January 1, 1806
Genre: Subscribers' lists
Author: Adams, George, 1750-1795.
A new geographical, historical, and commercial grammar; and present state of the several kingdoms of the world. Containing, [32 lines of text in double columns] To which are added, A geographical index, with the names of places alphabetically arranged. 2. A table of the coins of all nations. 3. A chronological table of remarkable events, from the Creation to the present time. By William Guthrie, Esq. The astronomical part by James Ferguson, F.R.S. To which have been added the late discoveries of Dr. Herschel, and other eminent astronomers. Illustrated with twenty-five correct maps. In two volumes. Vol. I[-II].
Date: January 1, 1809
Author: Guthrie, William, 1708-1770.
The American universal geography, or, A view of the present state of all the empires, kingdoms, states, and republics in the known world, and of the United States in particular. In two parts. The first part treats of astronomical geography, and other useful preliminaries to the study of geography ... The second part describes at large, and from the latest and best authorities, the present state ... of the Eastern continent ... To which are added, an improved catalogue of names of places, and their geographical situation, alphabetically arranged--an enlarged chronological table, of remarkable events, from the Creation to the present time--a list of ancient and modern learned and eminent men--and a table of all the monies of the world, reduced to the federal currency. The whole comprehending a complete and improved system of modern geography. Calculated for Americans. Illustrated with twenty-eight maps and charts. By Jedidiah Morse, D.D. Minister of the Congregational Church in Charlestown. Part I[-II]. The introduction revised and amended by Samuel Webber, A.M. Hollis prof. of math. and nat. philos. in the University of Cambridge.
Date: January 1, 1802
Author: Morse, Jedidiah, 1761-1826.
The life and studies of Benjamin West, Esq., president of the Royal Academy of London, prior to his arrival in England; compiled from materials furnished by himself, by John Galt.
Date: January 1, 1816
Author: Galt, John, 1779-1839.
The life of George Washington, late president, and commander in chief of the armies of the United States of America; interspersed with biographical anecdotes of the most eminent men who effected the American Revolution. By John Corry. [Four lines from Gray]
Date: January 1, 1807
Author: Corry, John, b. ca. 1770.
The life of George Washington, late president and commander in chief of the armies of the United States of America; interspersed with biographical anecdotes of the most eminent men who effected the American Revolution. By John Corry. [Four lines from Gray]
Date: January 1, 1801
Author: Corry, John, b. ca. 1770.
An address, part of which only, was delivered upon the opening of Baltimore College; but agreeably to promise, the whole is now submitted to the public to which is annexed a funeral masonic sermon, upon the happiness of the righteous after death by William Sinclair.
Date: January 1, 1812
Author: Sinclair, William, d. 1830.
Memoirs of the life and writings of Benjamin Franklin, L.L.D. F.R.S. minister plenipotentiary from the United States of America to the court of France, and for the treaty of peace and independence with Great Britain, &c. Written by himself, to a late period, and continued to the time of his death by his grandson, William Temple Franklin. Now first published from the original manuscript, comprising the private correspondence & public negotiations of Dr. Franklin: together with the whole of his political, philosophical, & miscellaneous works. Vol. I[-VI].
Date: January 1, 1808
Author: Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790.
A voyage to the Pacific Ocean; undertaken by the command of His Majesty, for making discoveries in the northern hemisphere; performed under the direction of Captains Cook, Clerke, and Gore, in the years 1776, 1777, 1778, 1779, 1780. Compiled from the various accounts of that voyage hitherto published. Embellished with forty elegant engravings. In two volumes. Vol. I [-II].
Date: January 1, 1818
Genre: Travel literature
Author: Cook, James, 1728-1779.
A new and elegant general atlas. Comprising all the new discoveries, to the present time; containing sixty three maps, drawn by Arrowsmith and Lewis. Intended to accompany the new improved edition of Morse's geography, but equally well calculated to be used with any former edition, with his Gazetteer, or any other geographical work.
Date: January 1, 1805
Author: Arrowsmith, Aaron, 1750-1823.