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Date: January 1, 1858
Genre: Academic exercises
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.
Swords's pocket almanack, and Christian's calendar, for the year of our Lord 1819 ... The astronomical calculations by Joel Sanford.
Date: January 1, 1818
Date: January 1, 1895
The American gazetteer, exhibiting a full account of the civil divisions, rivers, harbours, Indian tribes, &c. of the American continent, also of the West India and other appendant islands; with a particular description of Louisiana. Compiled from the best authorities, by Jedidiah Morse, D.D. A.A.S. S.H.S. author of the American universal geography. Illustrated with maps.
Date: January 1, 1804
Author: Morse, Jedidiah, 1761-1826.
A sermon, preached at Haverhill, (Mass.) in remembrance of Mrs. Harriet Newell, wife of the Rev. Samuel Newell, missionary to India. Who died at the Isle of France, Nov. 30, 1812, aged 19 years. To which are added Memoirs of her life. By Leonard Woods, D.D. Abbot Professor of Christian Theology in the Theol. Sem. Andover.
Date: January 1, 1816
Author: Woods, Leonard, 1774-1854.
A memorial for Sunday school girls, being the second part of an authentic account of the conversion, experience, and happy deaths of twenty-five children. By George Hendley, Minister of the Gospel. [Two lines from Chronicles]
Date: January 1, 1819
Author: Hendley, George.
The French tutor. Containing rules and exercises intended to exemplify the French syntax according to the best authorities, preceded by an abridgement of the elementary part of grammar, and succinct rules relative to the pronunciation and orthography. To which are added, French exercises, a vocabulary, familiar phrases, and dialogues. By M. Du Moulin, sworn interpreter of the French language.
Date: January 1, 1811
Genre: Subscribers' lists
Author: Du Moulin, M. (Michael), d. 1818.
The trials, experience, exercises of mind, and first travels, of Theophilus R. Gates. Written by himself. [Five lines of quotations]
Date: January 1, 1810
Author: Gates, Theophilus R. (Theophilus Ransom), 1787-1846.
Memoirs of the life of Miss Caroline E. Smelt, who died on the 21st September, 1817, in the city of Augusta, Georgia, in the 17th year of her age. Compiled from authentic papers furnished by her friends, and published at their request. By Moses Waddel, D.D. Pastor of the United Churches of Willington and Hopewell, in the District of Abbeville, South-Carolina. [Two lines from Proverbs]
Date: January 1, 1819
Author: Waddel, Moses, 1770-1840.
The life of Washington the Great. Enriched with a number of very curious anecdotes, perfectly in character, and equally honorable to himself, and exemplary to his young countrymen. [Four lines of verse] By M.L. Weems. Of Lodge no. 50. Dumfries.
Date: January 1, 1806
Author: Weems, M. L. (Mason Locke), 1759-1825.
History of Cosmopolite; or The four volumes of Lorenzo's journal, concentrated in one: containing his experience & travels, from childhood to 1814, being upwards of thirty-six years. [Two lines from Daniel]
Date: January 1, 1814
Author: Dow, Lorenzo, 1777-1834.
A sermon, delivered in Buckstown, June 28, 1815, before the Maine Missionary Society, at their eighth annual meeting. By Asa Rand, pastor of the church in Gorham.
Date: January 1, 1815
Author: Rand, Asa, 1783-1871.
Date: January 1, 1813
Author: Jones, William, 1726-1800.
Seven sermons and a prayer [microform] preached at the meetings of the Religious Society of Friends, in America and England by William Savery.
Date: January 1, 1808
Author: Savery, William, 1750-1804.