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Date: January 1, 1883
Genre: Advertising cards
Everybody can know by using a bottle of Mansfield Capillaris that it has no equal for the toilet in the wide wide world. ...
Date: January 1, 1875
Genre: Advertising cards
Author: Mansfield, T. Hill.
To the senators and members of the House of Representatives of Congress: Your memorialist, Mrs. Fannie [i.e., Fanny] Kelly, a citizen of the United States, and residing in the state of Kansas, respectfully petitioning your honorable bodies, represents ...
Date: January 1, 1871
Author: Kelly, Fanny, 1845-1904.
Howard Anthenæum ... Saturday night, March 16th, 1861, the young American couple, Mr & Mrs W.J. Florence ... In John Lester Wallack's comic drama, in 5 acts, entitled Centreal park or the house with two doors ... To conclude with John Brougham's beautiful and loving domestic drama, Temptation! ...
Date: January 1, 1861
9th season Boston Museum. No. 96. ... First nights of the splendid romance, The seven castles! ... Nov. 3d, 1851 ...
Date: January 1, 1851
A voyage round the world, from 1806 to 1812, in which Japan, Kamschatka, the Aleutian Islands, and the Sandwich Islands were visited, including a narrative of the author's shipwreck on the island of Sannack, and his subsequent wreck in the ship's long-boat; with an account of the present state of the Sandwich Islands, and a vocabulary of their language. By Archibald Campbell. Illustrated by a chart.
Date: January 1, 1817
Genre: Travel literature
Author: Campbell, Archibald, b. 1787.
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, seven hundred cities, towns and villages in the United States, more than has appeared in any preceding 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, 1806
Author: Brookes, R. (Richard), fl. 1721-1763.
American bravery displayed, in the capture of fourteen hundred vessels of war and commerce, since the declaration of war by the president. Compiled from the best authorities. By James Butler.
Date: January 1, 1816
Genre: Subscribers' lists
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.
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 surprising adventures of Almira Paul, a young woman, who, garbed as a male, has for three of the last preceding years actually served as a common sailor, on board of English and American armed vessels, without a discovery of her sex being made. In 1812 (at 22 years of age) she shipped at Halifax, by the name of Jack Brown, as cook's mate, on board the revenue cutter--since which, she has been in active service on board a number of English privateers and ships of war &c.--once on board an Algerine corsair--and once on board the American ship Macedonian.--Has been in many engagements, and was once severely wounded. The said Almira Paul is now in Boston--and in presenting the public with the particulars of her curious adventures, they may rest assured that we present them with facts, confirmed by a number of respectable gentlemen, now in this town.
Date: January 1, 1816
Author: Paul, Almira, b. 1790.
A petition presented by Capt. Alexander Patterson, to the legislature of Pennsylvania, during the session of 1803-4, for compensation for the monies he expended and the services he rendered in defence of the Pennsylvania title, against the Connecticut claimants; in which is comprised, a faithful historical detail of important and interesting facts and events that took place at Wyoming, and in the county of Luzerne, &c. in consequence of the dispute which existed between the Pennsylvania land-holders, and the Connecticut intruders, commencing with the year, 1763.
Date: January 1, 1804
Author: Patterson, Alexander, 1743-1822.
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.
The journal of a tour into the territory northwest of the Alleghany Mountains; made in the spring of the year 1803. With a geographical and historical account of the state of Ohio. Illustrated with original maps and views. By Thaddeus Mason Harris, A.M. member of the Massachusetts Historical Society. [Four lines of Latin verse]
Date: January 1, 1805
Author: Harris, Thaddeus Mason, 1768-1842.