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Geography Made Easy: Being an Abridgement of the American Universal ... - Page 188
by Jedidiah Morse - 1814 - 360 pages
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The American Geography: Or, a View of the Present Situation of the United ...

Jedidiah Morse - United States - 1792 - 536 pages
...column of iS inches diameter, and bur or five feet in height, which. fometimes burns out within io minutes, and at other times has been, known to continue three days, and then has beed left lull burning. The ftame it unltcady, of the iknfny of that of burning fpirits, aiid fmell»...
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An historical, geographical, commercial, and philosophical view of ..., Volume 3

William Winterbotham - America - 1795
...flames up in a column of eighteen inches diameter, and four or five feet in height, which fometimes burns out in twenty minutes, and at other times has...has been left burning. The flame is unfteady, of the denfity of that of burning fpirits, and fmells like burning pit coal. Water fometimes colle&s in the...
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Notes on the State of Virginia: With an Appendix Relative to the Murder of ...

Thomas Jefferson - Slavery - 1803 - 363 pages
...a column ,of 18 inches diameter, and four or five feet height, which "sometimes burns out within 20 minutes, and at other times has been known to continue three days, and then has been left still burning. The flame is unsteady, of the density of that of burning spirits,, and smells like burning...
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Geography Made Easy: Being an Abridgement of the American Universal ...

Jedidiah Morse - Geography - 1814 - 364 pages
...column of eighteen inches diameter, and four or five feet iu height, which sometimes burns out in 20 minutes, and at other times has been known to continue...days, and then has been left burning. The flame is unsteady, and of the density of that of burning spirits, and smells like burning pit-coal. Water sometimes...
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Geography Made Easy: Being an Abridgement of the American Universal ...

Jedidiah Morse - Geography - 1818 - 364 pages
...column of eighteen inches diameter, and four or five feet in height, which sometimes burns out in 20 minutes, and at other times has been know'n to continue...days, and then has been left burning. The flame is unsteady, and of the density of that of burning spirits, and smells like burning pitcoal. Water sometimes...
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Museum Americanum; Or: Select Antiquities, Curiosities, Beauties, and ...

Charles Hulbert - America - 1823 - 341 pages
...column of eighteen inches diameter, and four or five feet in height, which sometimes burns out within twenty minutes, and at other times has been known to continue three days, and then has been left still burning. The flame is unsteady, of the density of that of burning spirits, and smells like burning...
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Notes on the State of Virginia

Thomas Jefferson - Slavery - 1832 - 280 pages
...column of 18 inches diameter, and four or five feet in height, which sometimes burns out within 20 minutes, and at other times has been known to continue three days, and then has been still left burning. . The flame is unsteady, of the density of that of burning spirits, and smells...
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A New and Comprehensive Gazetteer of Virginia, and the District of Columbia

Joseph Martin - Virginia - 1835 - 636 pages
...column of 18 inches in diameter, and four or five feet in height; which sometimes burns out within 20 minutes, and at other times has been known to continue three days, and then has been left still burning. The flame is unwhich are brought down in times of freshet, from a distance of an hundred...
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The Writings of Thomas Jefferson: Being His Autobiography ..., Volume 7

Thomas Jefferson - United States - 1854
...column of eighteen inches in diameter, and four or five feet height, which sometimes burns out within twenty minutes, and at other times has been known to continue three days, and then has been still left burning. The flame is unsteady, of the density of that of burning spirits, and smells like...
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The Writings of Thomas Jefferson: Inaugural addresses and messages. Replies ...

Thomas Jefferson, Henry Augustine Washington - United States - 1854
...column of eighteen inches in diameter, and four or five feet height, which sometimes burns out within twenty minutes, and at other times has been known to continue three days, and then has been still left burning. The flame is unsteady, of the density of that of burning spirits, and smells like...
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