1834 · Exeter
by Belknap, Jeremy
Exeter: Ulman & Jefferds, 1834. Reprint. Hardcover. 12mo., 156, 26 pages; VG-; 1/4 bound with tan leather spine, tan paper boards; gilt lettering on spine; age-toning to pages; as issued, with "Boston two hundred years ago." bound in at rear, separate title page dated 1831; published anonymously.; Shelved in glass case near front desk. "The foresters themselves are the people of the United States; Onontio is Canada; Robert Lumbers, New Hampshire; John Codline, Massachusetts; Peter Bull-Frog, New York; Walter Pipeweed, Virginia; his grandson, George Washington; Charles Indigo, South Carolina; Ethan Greenwood, Vermont." cf. Cushing, Anonyms, 1889, p. 251.;
Jeremy Belknap (1744 - 1798) was an American clergyman and historian. His great achievement was the History of New Hampshire, published in three volumes between 1784 and 1792. This work is the first modern history written by an American, embodying a new rigor in research, annotation, and reporting. [wikipedia]. 1336097. FP New Rockville Stock.
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