Rare American history: being the library of William Fisher Lewis, esq., deceased, late governor of the state in Schuylkill (the old Schuylkill fishing company) embracing an extraordinary collection of Bradford, Franklin, Sauer and other imprints, including early laws and Indian treaties. An unique collection of Philadelphia directories, before 1800, and early almanacs ... To be sold ... Nov. 11 ... and ... Nov. 12, 1910 ...

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Press of W. H. Pile's sons, 1693 - History - 153 pages
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This is an auction catalogue from 1910, not 1693.

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Page 40 - Called, The Spirit of Prayer; Or, The Soul rising out of the Vanity of Time, into the Riches of Eternity.
Page 10 - II. The Natural Productions and Conveniences of the Country, suited to Trade and Improvement. III. The Native Indians, their Religion, Laws and Customs, in War and Peace.
Page 70 - On the Origin and Design of Government in General, with Concise Remarks on the English Constitution. SOME WRITERS HAVE SO confounded society with government, as to leave little or no distinction between them; whereas they are not only different, but have different origins. Society is produced by our wants, and government by our wickedness; the former promotes our happiness positively by uniting our...
Page 20 - THE GENESIS OF THE UNITED STATES. A Narrative of the Movement in England, 1605-1616, which resulted in the Plantation of North America by Englishmen, disclosing the Contest between England and Spain for the Possession of the Soil now occupied by the United States of America; set forth through a series of Historical Manuscripts now first printed, together with a Re-issue of Rare Contemporaneous Tracts, accompanied by Bibliographical Memoranda, Notes, and Brief Biographies.
Page 30 - Pennsylvania,'" to the Inhabitants of the British Colonies, also — A New Essay by " The Pennsylvanian Farmer " on the Constitutional Power of Great Britain over the Colonies in America, with the Resolves of the Committee for the Province of Pennsylvania, and their Instructions to their Representatives in Assembly.
Page 54 - Memoirs of the Campaign of the North Western Army of the United States AD 1812. In a Series of letters addressed to the Citizens of the United States. With an Appendix Containing a brief Sketch of the Revolutionary Services of the Author.
Page 86 - An apology for the true Christian divinity as the same is held forth and preached by the people called in scorn Quakers...
Page 86 - The History of Pennsylvania, in North America, from the Original Institution and Settlement of that Province, under the first Proprietor and Governor William Penn, in 1681, till after the Year 1742, with an Introduction, respecting The Life of W.
Page 12 - BUSHY-RUN. To which are annexed MILITARY PAPERS, CONTAINING Reflections on the War with the Savages; a Method of forming Frontier Settlements; some Account of the INDIAN Country; with a List of Nations, Fighting Men, Towns, Distances, and different Routs.
Page 113 - Extracts from the Votes and Proceedings of the American Continental Congress, held at Philadelphia, on the fifth of September, 1774. Containing, the Bill of Rights, a List of Grievances, Occasional Resolves, the Association, an Address to the People of Great Britain, and a Memorial to the Inhabitants of the British American Colonies.

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