Lists of subscribers and prospectusues : scrapbook, 1807-1820?.


Lists of subscribers and prospectusues : scrapbook, 1807-1820?.

Prospectuses and ms. subscriptions lists include: Rollin, Charles. Rollins ancient history. Boston : Etheridge and Bliss,1807; Doddridge, Philip. Family expositor, or, A paraphrase and version of the New Testament. Boston : Etheridge and Bliss,1807; Bigland, John. Geographical and historical view of the world. Boston : C. Williams, 1812; Trumbull, John. Poetical works of John Trumbull, LL. D. Hartford : S.G. Goodrich, 1820; Paine, Robert Treat. Works in verse and prose. Boston : J. Belcher, 1812; Emporium of arts and sciences. Philadelphia : J. Delaplaine ; Boston : C. Williams, 1812; Nelson, Robert. Practice of true devotion in relation to the end, as well as the means of religion. Boston : T.B. Wait, 1812; Waterman, Elijah. Memoirs of the life and writings of John Calvin. Boston : Cummings & Hilliard, 1813; Riley, James. Authentic narrative of the loss of the American brig Commerce. Hartford : The author, 1817; Episcopal Church. Book of common prayer. Boston : Published by Charles Williams, no. 8, State-Street, Elam Bliss, agent, 1811. Also included is an ms. subscription list for: Pindar, Peter. Works of Peter Pindar, Esq. Boston : Charles Williams, 1811. Subscribers listed are predominately from the New England area.

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