Vocabularia variarum linguarum Americanarum 1708 (1822)
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Adriaan Reland was a Dutch orientalist. From the description of Vocabularia variarum linguarum Americanarum, 1822. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 173466189 Widely known for his in-depth studies of Islam, the Dutch linguist and Orientalist Adriaan Reland (1676-1718) spent most of his career as Professor of Oriental languages at the University of Utrech. A master of many classical and living languages, he published two important geographical works on biblical Palestine, Antiqu...
Du Ponceau was a Philadelphia lawyer who arrived in Portsmouth, N.H., from France in 1777, achieved early prominence as an aide to von Steuben, and as secretary to Robert Livingston, Secretary of Foreign Affairs for the Congress in 1781. Du Ponceau was admitted to the Philadelphia Bar in 1785 where his familiarity with both American and European law brought him an important practice. His intellectual interests included both history and linguistics and he published extensively in both fields. He ...
John Eliot, styled "the Indian Apostle," was born in England, emigrated to the U.S. (Boston) in 1631 and died at Roxbury, Mass. He was the translator of the first Bible into the Indian (N.A.) language; known as Eliot's Indian Bible. From the description of Autograph signature to covenant, 1624 Jan. 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270615429 Clergyman and missionary. From the description of John Eliot letter, 1673. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71010036 ...