Alphabetic Catalog of the Books, Manuscripts, Maps, Pictures and Curios of the Illinois State Historical Library: Authors, Titles and Subjects. 1900

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Phillips bros., state printers, 1900 - Catalogs, Dictionary - 363 pages
 

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Page 28 - Memorials of Columbus : or a Collection of Authentic Documents of that Celebrated Navigator, now first published from the Original Manuscripts, by Order of the Decurions of Genoa; preceded by a Memoir of his Life and Discoveries. Translated from the Spanish and Italian.
Page 102 - ... discovery of North America; a critical, documentary, and historic investigation, with an essay on the early cartography of the New world, including descriptions of two hundred and fifty maps or globes existing or lost, constructed before the year 1536; to which are added a chronology of one hundred voyages westward, projected, attempted, or accomplished between 1431 and 1504; biographical accounts of the three hundred pilots who first crossed the Atlantic; and a copious list of the original names...
Page 254 - History of Society and Government from the Earliest Period to our own Times.
Page 129 - GREELEY ON LINCOLN. With Mr. Greeley's Letters to Charles A. Dana and a Lady Friend; to which are added, Reminiscences of Horace Greeley Edited by JOEL BENTON.
Page 308 - Resolutions, Laws and Ordinances Relating to the Pay, Half Pay, Commutation of Half Pay, Bounty Lands, and other Promises made by Congress to the Officers and Soldiers of the Revolution : To the Settlement of the Accounts between the United States and the Several States ; and to Funding the Revolutionary Debt.
Page 85 - Virginia, and of the Indian Wars and Massacres in that section of the State; with reflections, anecdotes, etc., by Alexander Scott Withers.
Page 278 - The true Travels , Adventures and Observations of Captaine John Smith in Europe, Asia, Africke and America, beginning about the yeere 1593 and continued to this present 1629.
Page 34 - Andrew Jackson : containing Twenty-Five Eulogies and Sermons delivered on occasion of his Death. To which is added an Appendix, containing General Jackson's Proclamation, his Farewell Address, and a Certified Copy of his Last Will. The whole preceded by a Short Sketch of his Life.
Page 84 - Dearborns," — a commemorative discourse delivered before the Chicago Historical Society, on the eightieth anniversary of the occupation of Fort Dearborn and the first settlement of Chicago, in December last. It gives an excellent account of the career and character of General Henry Dearborn and of his son General Henry Alexander Scammell Dearborn, both of whom were long conspicuous in the history of our country and our Commonwealth ; and it is illustrated by portraits of them both.
Page 139 - Toulmin's ed., 1793 seq., 5 vols., 8vo; Choules's Am. ed., 2 vols., 8vo, New York, 1844. JB Marsden: History of Earlier and Later Puritans. 2 vols. 8vo. London, . 1852. S. Hopkins: The Puritans. 3 vols. Boston, 1859-60. S. R. Maitland: Essays on Subjects connected with the British...

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