Book Catalogue: America, Volume 1 (Google eBook)

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Page 7 - The Spy Unmasked, or memoirs of Enoch Crosby, alias Harvey Birch ; the hero of Mr. Cooper's Tale of the Neutral Ground, being an authentic account of the Secret Services which he rendered his country during the Revolutionary War, taken from his own lips, in short hand, containing many interesting facts and anecdotes never before published, by HL Barnum (Cincinnati, 1831, second edition).
Page 102 - Goods. The Hour of Sale not being come, they were conversing on the Badness of the Times and one of the Company called to a plain clean old Man, with white Locks, "Pray, Father Abraham, what think you of the Times? Won't these heavy Taxes quite ruin the Country? How shall we be ever able to pay them? What would you advise us to?
Page 28 - Declaration | by the | Representatives | of the | United Colonies of North America, | now met in | General Congress at Philadelphia, | Setting forth the | Causes and Necessity of taking up Arms.
Page 116 - Letters from an American Farmer : Describing certain Provincial Situations, Manners, and Customs, not generally known ; and conveying some Idea of the late and present interior Circumstances of the British Colonies in North America.
Page 89 - Dr. Ure's Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures, and Mines : Containing a clear Exposition of their Principles and Practice.
Page 12 - Observations on Certain Documents, contained in Nos. V. and VI. of the History of the United States for the year 1796, in which the charge of speculation against Alexander Hamilton, late Secretary of the Treasury, is fully refuted, written by himself.
Page 117 - The case of the planters of tobacco in Virginia, as represented by themselves; signed by the president of the Council, and speaker of the House of Burgesses.
Page 57 - The History of Printing in America. With a Biography of Printers, and an Account of Newspapers. To which is prefixed a concise view of the Discovery and Progress of the Art in Other Parts of the World.
Page 97 - With tears of thoughtful gratitude. My thoughts are with the Dead ; with them I live in long-past years, Their virtues love, their faults condemn, Partake their hopes and fears, And from their lessons seek and find Instruction with an humble mind. My hopes are with the Dead ; anon My place with them will be, And I with them shall travel on Through all Futurity ; Yet leaving here a name, I trust, That will not perish in the dust.
Page 79 - The Music of Nature ; or an attempt to prove that what is passionate and pleasing in the art of singing, speaking, and performing upon musical instruments, is derived from the sounds of the animated world.

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