American biography: or, An historical account of those persons who have been distinguished in America, as adventurers, statesmen, philosophers, divines, warriors, authors, and other remarkable characters: Comprehending a recital of the events connected with their lives and actions. : Vol. I[-II]., Issue 33393

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by Isaiah Thomas and Ebenezer T. Andrews. Faust's statue, no 45, Newbury Street., 1794 - Biography & Autobiography

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