New- York: Printed by Friar McLean, No. 41, Hanover-Square, 1793.
First edition (printed in an edition of 200 copies); the introduction states: "In Friary, Wednesday, November 13th 1793, On Motion, resolved, That the Thanks of the Society be presented to Brother Samuel L. Mitchill... That two hundred copies of Brother S. L. Mitchill's Oration be printed... for use of the Members of the Friary..." 34pp. NOT IN OCLC. A good copy. The fragile marbled wrappers are worn on spine and extremities of covers (with loss to most of spine, revealing sewning on spine), upper edge of front cover, and the entire text pages, have an early (uneven) two-inch brown stain (with some tears and loss to paper at blank top margin of first few printed pages). The stain is visible on unprinted verso of front cover and front flyeaf, and at unprinted top margin of title page and all text pages (in upper blank margin only)-- the printed text is complete and entire printed text is quite fresh and clean Item #325411
A rare publication; unrecorded by OCLC (with no citation for this publication). OCLC cites seven other individual publications by Samuel L. Mitchell, including the following:
-- The life, exploits, and precepts of Tammany, the famous Indian chief : being the anniversary oration pronounced before the Tammany Society, or Columbian Order, in the old Presbyterian church in the city of New-York on Tuesday, the 12th May 1795. New- York: Printed by J. Buel ..., 1795. A biography in 36 pages.
-- Some of the memorable events and occurrences in the life of Samuel L. Mitchill etc.
New York : [s.n.], 1826.
-- An address to the citizens of New-York : who assembled in the Brick Presbyterian Church, to celebrate the twenty-third anniversary of American independence. New-York Printed and sold by George F. Hopkins, at Washington's Head, 84 Maiden-Lane.1800.
-- A discourse on the character and services of Thomas Jefferson, more especially as a promoter of natural and physical science. Pronounced, [by request, before the New York Lyceum of Natural History, on the 11th October,] 1826.
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