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The Belvedere. Hoadley & Page, proprietors. Corner Penna. Avenue and Third Street N.W., near capitol and R.R. depots, Washington, D.C. Lowest-priced first class house in the city. ...
Date: January 1, 1870
Genre: Advertising cards
Date: January 1, 1850
Genre: Academic exercises
Memorial to the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled:-- The undersigned citizens of New York and vicinity being deeply interested in the commercial prosperity of the country, and believing that any change which may lower the standard of discipline in the Navy must necessarily and injuriously react upon the merchant service ...
Date: January 1, 1869
Spencer House. Opening ball. Monday evening, December 19, 1853. The proprietors request the pleasure of your company on the above occasion. George Moore & Co. Managers. Chas. Stetson ... Comittee of invitation. G.C. Maynard ... Comittee of reception. R.M. Corwine ... Floore managers. A.E. Wetherill ...
Date: January 1, 1853
Author: Maynard, G. C.
The nature of the kingdom or church of Christ. A sermon, preached before the King, at the royal chapel of St. James's, March 31, 1717: by Benjamin Hoadley [i.e., Hoadly], bishop of Bangor: published by His Majesty's special command. To which are subjoined a few brief remarks or notes.
Date: January 1, 1802
Author: Hoadly, Benjamin, 1676-1761.
The political writings of John Dickinson, Esquire, late president of the state of Delaware, and of the commonwealth of Pennsylvania. In two volumes. Vol. I[-II].
Date: January 1, 1801
Genre: Subscribers' lists
Author: Dickinson, John, 1732-1808.
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.
Remarkable account of Mrs. Rachel Lucas, daughter of Mr. James Hinman, of Durham, (Conn.) as written by herself, and attested by her family and acquaintance.
Date: January 1, 1806
Author: Lucas, Rachel, 1774-1846.
The life of the Rev. Thomas Coke, LL.D. including in detail his various travels and extraordinary missionary exertions, in England, Ireland, America, and the West-Indies: with an account of his death, on the 3d of May, 1814, while on a missionary voyage to the island of Ceylon, in the East-Indies. Interspersed with numerous reflections; and concluding with an abstract of his writings and character. By Samuel Drew, of St. Austell, Cornwall. [Two lines from Milton]
Date: January 1, 1818
Author: Drew, Samuel, 1765-1833.
A family tour through the British Empire; containing some accounts of its natural and artificial curiosities, history and antiquities, interspersed with biographical anecdotes. Particularly adapted to the amusement and instruction of youth. By Priscilla Wakefield.
Date: January 1, 1804
Genre: Travel literature
Author: Wakefield, Priscilla, 1751-1832.
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.
The pattern in the mount. The substance of a sermon delivered in the state house of North Carolina, August 10, 1806, on the ordination of James Lockhart, by William Guirey.
Date: January 1, 1808
Author: Guirey, William.
Sermons on some of the first principles and doctrines of true religion. By Nathanael Emmons, D.D. pastor of the church in Franklin (Mass.) Volume I.
Date: January 1, 1815
Author: Emmons, Nathanael, 1745-1840.
Anecdotes of the life of Richard Watson, Bishop of Landaff. Written by himself at different intervals, and revised in 1814. Published by his son, Richard Watson, LL.B. Prebendary of Landaff and Wells.
Date: January 1, 1818
Author: Watson, Richard, 1737-1816.
A biographical dictionary, containing a brief account of the first settlers, and other eminent characters among the magistrates, ministers, literary and worthy men, in New-England. By John Eliot, D.D. corresponding secretary of the Massachusetts Historical Society. [Two lines from Son of Syrach]
Date: January 1, 1809
Author: Eliot, John, 1754-1813.