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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 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.
Voyage to South America, performed by order of the American government, in the years 1817 and 1818, in the frigate Congress. By H.M. Brackenridge, Esq. secretary to the mission. [Five lines from Jefferson] In two volumes. Vol. I[-II].
Date: January 1, 1819
Genre: Travel literature
Author: Brackenridge, H. M. (Henry Marie), 1786-1871.
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.
Theology; explained and defended, in a series of sermons; by Timothy Dwight, S.T.D. L.L.D. late president of Yale College. With a memoir of the life of the author. In five volumes. Vol. I-[V].
Date: January 1, 1818
Author: Dwight, Timothy, 1752-1817.
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, one thousand cities, towns, and villages in the United States, more than has appeared in any foreign 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, 1812
Author: Brookes, R. (Richard), fl. 1721-1763.
An account of expeditions to the sources of the Mississippi, and through the western parts of Louisiana, to the sources of the Arkansaw, Kans, La Platte, and Pierre Jaun, rivers; performed by order of the government of the United States during the years 1805, 1806, and 1807. And a tour through the interior parts of New Spain, when conducted through these provinces, by order of the captain-general, in the year 1807. By Major Z.M. Pike. Illustrated by maps and charts.
Date: January 1, 1810
Author: Pike, Zebulon Montgomery, 1779-1813.
The new whole duty of man, containing the faith as well as practice of a Christian: made easy for the present age. Divided into three parts: our duty towards god. Our duty towards our neighbour. Our duty towards ourselves. With devotions proper for several occasions.
Date: January 1, 1809
Author: Allestree, Richard, 1619-1681.
A dictionary of the Holy Bible: containing an historical account of the persons; a geographical account of the places; a literal, critical, and systematical description of other objects; whether natural, artificial, civil, religious, or military; and, an explication of the appellative terms mentioned in the Old and New Testament: the whole comprising whatever is of importance to be known concerning the antiquities of the Hebrews; forming a body of Scripture history, chronology, and divinity; and, serving in a great measure, as a concordance to the Bible. Extracted chiefly from Calmet, and others. Collated with other works of the kind, with numerous additions from various authors, and a considerable quantity of original matter, by James Wood. In two volumes. Vol. I[-II].
Date: January 1, 1813
Author: Wood, James, 1751-1840.
Date: January 1, 1874
The Holy Bible, containing the Old and New Testaments. The text carefully printed from the most correct copies of the present authorized translation. Including the marginal readings and parallel texts. With a commentary and critical notes, designed as a help to a better understanding of the Sacred writings. By Adam Clarke, LL.D. F.S.A. M.R.I.A. Vol. I[-IV]. [Two lines from Romans]
Date: January 1, 1811
An historical account of the most celebrated voyages, travels and discoveries, from the time of Columbus, to the present period. By William Mavor, L.L.D. Vol. I[-XXIV].
Date: January 1, 1803
Author: Mavor, William Fordyce, 1758-1837.
A dictionary of the Holy Bible: containing an historical account of the persons: a geographical and historical account of the places: a literal, critical, and systematical description of other objects, whether natural, artificial, civil, religious, or military: and the explication of the appellative terms, mentioned in the writings of the Old and New Testament. The whole comprising whatever important is known concerning the antiquities of the Hebrew nation and church of God; forming a sacred commentary; a body of Scripture history, chronology, and divinity; and serving in a great measure as a concordance to the Bible. By John Brown, minister of the Gospel at Haddington. To which are added for the first time, notes, historical, literary, and theological. Illustrated with elegant maps and plates. In two volumes. Vol. I[-II].
Date: January 1, 1807
Author: Brown, John, 1722-1787.
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.