Bibliotheca Geographica & Historica, Del 1

H. Stevens, 1872 - 361 sider

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Side 201 - When I was a boy I met with a book entitled "Essays to Do Good," which I think was written by your father.* It had been so little regarded by a former possessor that several leaves of it were torn out ; but the remainder gave me such a turn of thinking as to have an influence on my conduct through life, for I have always set a greater value on the character of a doer of good than...
Side 154 - ... country in America, extending above four thousand miles, between New, France and New Mexico; with a description of the great lakes, cataracts, rivers, plants and animals.
Side 98 - to provide for the more convenient organization of the courts of the United States...
Side 149 - 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.
Side 84 - THE CODE OF 1650. Being a Compilation of the Earliest Laws and Orders of the. General Court of Connecticut : also the Constitution, or Civil Compact, entered into and adopted by the TOWNS of WINDSOR, HARTFORD, and WETHERSFIELD, in 1638-9. To which is added some Extracts from the Laws and Judicial Proceedings of New Haven Colony, commonly called BLUE LAWS.
Side 99 - A 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 their taking up arms.
Side 200 - A Constitution or Frame of Government ; Agreed upon by the Delegates of the people of the State of Massachusetts-Bay, in Convention, Begun and held at Cambridge on the First of September, 1779, and Continued by Adjournments to the Second of March 1780 ... Boston: Benjamin Edes and Sons, 1780.
Side 56 - May our success in the present war be equal to the justice of our cause" — a toast that the most outrageous frenzy of loyalty cannot object to.
Side 224 - England — being the first that ever was here; cut and done by the best Pattern that could be had, which being in some places defective it made the other less exact: yet doth it sufficiently shew the Scituation of the Country, and conveniently well the distance of Places...
Side 58 - The Narrative of the Honourable John Byron (Commodore in a Late Expedition round the World) containing an Account of the great Distresses Suffered by Himself and His Companions on the Coast of Patagonia, From the Year 1740, till their Arrival in England, 1746.

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