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Date: January 1, 1884
Genre: Advertising cards
Sweatnam & Fraser's Minstrels, from our Arch Street Opera House, Philadelphia. ... Our special parlor entertainment. ...
Date: January 1, 1870
The case and peregrinations of Donald Fraser, a native of the county of Inverness in the kingdom of Scotland. [Four lines of verse]
Date: January 1, 1813
Author: Fraser, Donald, b. 1777.
Grand popular Scottish concert. Messrs. and the Misses Fraser will give one of their celebrated and unrivalled musical and literary evenings (which have been given by them throughout Great Britain, and for fifty nights in New York ... with triumphant success,) in Horticultural Hall, on Monday evening, May 3, 1852. ...
Date: January 1, 1852
Baltic House Hall ... Commencing Monday evening, January 1st, 1872, Fraser's Bohemian Troupe of fancy glass blowers! In their grand promenade and pleasing entertainments. One of the prominent featurues of this exhibition is the working of The glass steam engine! "Queen of beauty."
Date: January 1, 1872
Discourses, on the sovereign and universal agency of God, in nature and grace. By the Reverend Robert M'Dowall, Minister of the Reformed Dutch Church in Ernest-Town, Upper Canada.
Date: January 1, 1806
Author: McDowall, Robert James, 1768-1841.
The journal of a tour to the Hebrides, with Samuel Johnson, L.L.D. By James Boswell, Esq. Containing some poetical pieces by Dr. Johnson, relative to the tour, and never before published: a series of his conversation, literary anecdotes, and opinions of men and books: with an authentic account of the distresses and escape of the grandson of King James II, in the year 1746. [Four lines from Pope] From the London edition, revised and corrected by the author.
Date: January 1, 1810
Genre: Travel literature
Author: Boswell, James, 1740-1795.
The Philadelphia directory and register, for 1819: containing the names, professions, and residence, of all the heads of families and persons in business, of the city and suburbs, Hamiltonville, and Camden, N.J. With other useful information. By John Adems Paxton, editor of several directories, author of the Alphabetical plan of Philadelphia, and Fireman's guide.
Date: January 1, 1819
Author: Paxton, John Adams.
The Philadelphia directory and register, for 1818: containing the names, professions, and residence, of all the heads of families and persons in business of the city and suburbs, Hamiltonville, and Camden, N.J. With other useful information. By John Adems Paxton, editor of several directories, and author of the Alphabetical plan of Philadelphia.
Date: January 1, 1818
Author: Paxton, John Adams.
Boston Theatre ... Benefit of Edwin Booth ... Friday evening, Dec. 19th, will be performed the Iron chest! ... The performance will conclude with Don Cæsar de Bazan! ...
Date: January 1, 1862
A concise and impartial history of the American Revolution. To which is prefixed, a general history of North and South America. Together with an account of the discovery and settlement of North America, and a view of the progress, character, and political state of the colonies previous to the Revolution. From the best authorities. By John Lendrum. Published according to act of Congress. Vol. I[-II].
Date: January 1, 1811
Author: Lendrum, John.
The history of the decline and fall of the Roman Empire. By Edward Gibbon, Esq. In eight volumes. Vol. I[-VIII].
Date: January 1, 1816
Author: Gibbon, Edward, 1737-1794.
Robinson's original annual directory for 1817, being an alphabetical list of more than 22,000 merchants, mechanicks, traders, &c. of Philadelphia and suburbs; with useful information, &c.
Date: January 1, 1817
Author: Robinson, James.
Elements of general history, ancient and modern. To which is added a table of chronology. By Alex. Fraser Tytler, F.R.S.E. professor of history in the University of Edinburgh. From the fifth British edition.
Date: January 1, 1817
Author: Woodhouselee, Alexander Fraser Tytler, Lord, 1747-1813.
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.