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The life of George Washington, commander in chief of the American forces, during the war which established the independence of his country, and first president of the United States. Compiled under the inspection of the Honourable Bushrod Washington, from original papers bequeathed to him by his deceased relative, and now in possession of the author. To which is prefixed, an introduction, containing a compendious view of the colonies planted by the English on the continent of North America, from their settlement to the commencement of that war which terminated their independence. By John Marshall. Vol. I-[V]
Date: January 1, 1804
Author: Marshall, John, 1755-1835.
Memoirs of Ninon de L'Enclos. With her letters to the Marquis de Sevigné and Mons. de St. Evremond. Translated from the French, by Mrs. Griffith. [Two lines from Ovid]
Date: January 1, 1806
Author: Douxménil, d. 1777?
Santo Sebastiano; or, The young protector. By the author of "The romance of the Pyrenees." In three volumes. Vol. I[-III].
Date: January 1, 1813
Genre: Women as authors
Author: Cuthbertson, Catherine.
Wednesday, the best day of all. Lord Coleridge. Chief Justice of England, had promised to prepare an article for the Companion ... The Youth's companion announcement for 1891.
Date: January 1, 1891
Genre: Advertising cards
The life of the most noble Arthur, Marquis and Earl of Wellington, Viscount Wellington of Talavera and of Wellington, and Baron Douro of Wellesley, all in the county of Somerset, K.B. lieutenant general; marshal general of the Portuguese, and captain general of the Spanish armies; commander in chief of His Britannic Majesty's forces in the peninsula; also, Duke of Ciudad Rodrigo, K.C.S. &c. &c. The first part by Francis L. Clarke. The second part, from the attack on the castle of Burgos to the taking of Bordeaux, by William Dunlap.
Date: January 1, 1814
Author: Clarke, Francis L.
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.
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.
Boston Academy of Music. Last nights! Last nights! of the wonderful Ravels Gabriel, Francois, and their famed troupe ... Wednesday evening,--August 29th, 1860, third night of the grand fairy spectacle and comic pantomime, entitled Asphodel or, The magic pen! ... With ... the very laughable pantomime of The secret marriage or, Whose child is it? ...
Date: January 1, 1860
Academy of Music, Providence. ... Wednesday ev'ng, Nov. 18. Positively four nights only, of the celebrated tragedian, Edwin Adams who will appear this evening ... in the exciting drama ... The heretic ... To conclude with the touching nautical drama, in 2 acts, entitled Black eyed Susan! ...
Date: January 1, 1868
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 true history of the conquest of Mexico. By Capt. Bernal Diaz del Castillo, one of the conquerers. Written in the year 1568. [Two lines in Latin] Translated from the original Spanish, by Maurice Keatinge, Esq. In two volumes. Vol. I[-II].
Date: January 1, 1803
Author: Díaz del Castillo, Bernal, 1496-1584.
"Farewell, a long farewell to all our greatness." ... Subscription entertainment at Mercantile Hall, Wednesday evening, May 25, 1864. ...
Date: January 1, 1864
Date: January 1, 1860
Boston Museum ... Annual benefit of Miss Fanny Brown. Last night but two of the favorite comedienne, Miss E. Raymond ... June 14th, 1854 ...
Date: January 1, 1854
Memoirs of the life and writings of the Rev. Claudius Buchanan, D.D. late vice-provost of the College of Fort William, in Bengal. By the Rev. Hugh Pearson, M.A. of St. John's College, Oxford. [Three lines in Greek from Thucydides]
Date: January 1, 1818
Author: Pearson, Hugh, 1777-1856.