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A new gazetteer of the Eastern continent; or, A geographical dictionary: containing, in alphabetical order, a description of all the countries, kingdoms, states, cities, towns, principal rivers, lakes, harbors, mountains, &c. &c. in Europe, Asia, Africa, with their adjacent islands. Carefully compiled from the best authorities. By Jedidiah Morse, D.D. A.A.S. S.H.S. author of the American universal geography and American gazetteer. And Elijah Parish, D.D. pastor of the church in Byfield, Newbury. Illustrated with maps, and accompanied by a new and elegant general atlas of the world, containing, in a separate volume, sixty-three maps, and comprising all the new discoveries to the present time. Designed as a second volume to the American gazetteer.
Date: January 1, 1808
Author: Morse, Jedidiah, 1761-1826.
The true travels, adventures and observations of Captaine Iohn Smith, in Europe, Asia, Africke, and America: beginning about the yeere 1593, and continued to this present 1629. Vol. I-[II]. From the London edition of 1629.
Date: January 1, 1819
Author: Smith, John, 1580-1631.
The blind African slave, or Memoirs of Boyrereau Brinch, nick-named Jeffrey Brace. Containing an account of the kingdom of Bow-Woo, in the interior of Africa, with the soil, climate and natural productions, laws and customs peculiar to that place. With an account of his captivity, sufferings, sales, travels, emancipation, conversion to the Christian religion, knowledge of the Scriptures, &c. Interspersed with strictures on slavery, speculative observations on the qualities of human nature, with quotations from Scripture. By Benjamin F. Prentiss, Esq.
Date: January 1, 1810
Genre: Slave narratives
Author: Brinch, Boyrereau.
A geographical dictionary, or Universal gazetteer; ancient and modern. In two volumes. Vol. I[-II]. By J.E. Worcester, A.M.
Date: January 1, 1817
Author: Worcester, Joseph E. (Joseph Emerson), 1784-1865.
Dear Sir: If you will turn to a chart of the Gulf of Mexico, you will see ... We have a marine penetration of the land at the lowest calculation, eighty-two miles, and thus it gives the last drop of salt water that approaches San Antonio, and the mines of Chihuahua. The town of Port Preston is laid off on this spot. It is in the county of Refugio, in the Republic of Texas ...
Date: January 1, 1841
Author: Perry, Stuart.
A sermon delivered before the Maine Missionary Society, at their sixth anniversary, in North Yarmouth, June 23, 1813. By Kiah Bayley, pastor of the church in Newcastle.
Date: January 1, 1813
Author: Bayley, Kiah, 1770-1857.
The history of ancient Greece, its colonies and conquests; from the earliest accounts till the division of the Macedonian Empire in the east. Including the history of literature, philosophy, and the fine arts. By John Gillies, LL.D. F.R.S. and A.S. London, F.R.S. Edinburgh, and historiographer to His Majesty for Scotland. [Four lines in Greek from Polybius] In four volumes. Vol. I[-IV].
Date: January 1, 1814
Author: Gillies, John, 1747-1836.
The Philadelphia directory, city and county register, for 1802. Containing, the names, trades and residence, of the inhabitants of the city, Southwark, Northern Liberties, and Kensington. With other useful tables and lists. To which is added, an almanac, calculated for the latitude and meridian of Philadelphia, by A. Shoemaker. By James Robinson.
Date: January 1, 1801
Author: Robinson, James.
Memoirs of the Rev. Augustus Montague Toplady, A.B. late vicar of Broad-Hembury, Devonshire--England. [Four lines from Hooker]
Date: January 1, 1817
Author: Toplady, Augustus, 1740-1778.
Carl Formes' grand sacred and miscellaneous concert. Mr. Ullman, director and manager of the New York Academy of Music, respectfully informs the public that he has made arragement with Carl Formes, now under engagement to him for a rapid tour through the principal cities of the Union, prior to his departure for Europe. ...
Date: January 1, 1858
Sermons on practical subjects. By William Barlass, Minister of the Gospel. With the correspondence between the author and the Rev. John Newton, late Rector of St. Mary Woolnoth, Lombard-Street, London; never before published. And a biographical sketch of the author prefixed, by Peter Wilson, LL.D. and professor of languages in Columbia College, New-York. [Two lines of quotations]
Date: January 1, 1818
Author: Barlass, William, 1752-1817.
Sketch of the life of the notorious Stephen Burroughs: containing the most enteresting [sic] events of his life, as given by himself. [Two lines of verse]
Date: January 1, 1809
Author: Burroughs, Stephen, 1765-1840.
The ancient history of the Egyptians, Carthaginians, Assyrians, Babylonians, Medes & Persians, Macedonians, and Grecians. By Charles Rollin, late principal of the University of Paris, &c. In four volumes. Illustrated with plates. Vol. I[-IV].
Date: January 1, 1815
Author: Rollin, Charles, 1661-1741.
The Philadelphia directory and register, for 1813: containing the names, professions, and residence of all the heads of families and persons in business of the city and suburbs; with other useful information. By John A. Paxton, author of the Alphabetical plan of Philadelphia.
Date: January 1, 1813
Author: Paxton, John Adams.
Date: January 1, 1873