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Philadelphia: Printed for the Author, 1814. His intention in this pamphlet is to show that the seat of earthly magnetic power comes from the center of the earth. The author was from Washington, Georgia.
Boston: Richardson, Lord and Holbrook, 1831. First edition. This July 4 address is significant, because Adams addresses South Carolina's growing attachment to Nullification as a desirable response to federal tariff policies. He shows here that Nullification is an "effort to organize insurrection against the laws of the United States. "
[Washington, D.C: 1840].
[Washington, D.C: Globe Office, c. 1833]. The Alexandria Canal was major significance for water transportation into Virginia. Hardin was an important Kentucky politician, who serves several terms in the Houise of Reps. and led the way for the passage of the bill for construction of the canal. The canal connected...
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1895 & 1896. First edition , First Issue.
Columbia, N.C: University of South Carolina Press, 1947. First edition. "The scene of all stories in My Health Is Better In November is the South; most of the incidents recorded took place in South Carolina. They constitute a delightful expression of one of the major aspects of life in the...
[N.p: Privately printed], 1951. Fifth edition, no. 99 of 250 copies signed by the author, additionally inscribed by the author on the first plate. Inscribed. The fifth edition of Babcock’s classic work (first published in 1920). With a nostalgic preface, noting “Fifteen years have passed since the publication of the...
Paris: Pierre Ribou, 1707. One of the First Histories of Virginia. An early edition (published the same year as the Amsterdam and Orleans editions) of the earliest history of Virginia, after Captain John Smith’s. Written by a planter who spent most of his life there. It was written primarily to.....
Northumberland [VA]: April 29th 1814. DETERMINED ON A SEA LIFE. A former “belle of Philadelphia society,” now living in Virginia, who has been widowed and left in dire financial straits, writes to Biddle during the War of 1812, asking for his help in obtaining a naval commission for her son...
Philadelphia: April 15, 1842. THE PROPOSED TERMS SEEM HARD. Written at the nadir of Biddle’s career during a time when he was struggling with debt.“I have had the pleasure of receiving your favor of the 31st inst. The proposed terms seem hard - and I had always hoped that as.....
Asheville, NC: Asheville Printing Company, 1899. First edition.
Cleveland: The Arthur H. Clark Company, 1914. Prints important documents in English translation on the history of the Southwest never before published.
St. Charles County, Missouri Territory: July 5, 1819, September 8, 1827 and October 30, 1876. Signed by Daniel Boone's Sons, Daniel M. and Nathan. Daniel Boone (1734-1820), born near Reading, Pennsylvania, is known as a great pioneer and Indian fighter. His family left for North Carolina in 1750 and settled...
Harrisonburg: Davidson and Bourne, 1813. First Edition, with half-title.
New York: The Derrydale Press 127 East 34th Street, 1931. Edition of 250. Finely executed portrait of a young George Washington.Ralph L. Boyer (1979-1942) studied at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts in Philadelphia and under William Merritt Chase. He illustrated a number of books for the Derrydale Press...
nd: April 3, 1843.
Richmond, Virginia: Garrett and Massie Incorporated, (1941). First edition. The Author is the great-granddaughter of Emily Donelson who herself was the niece of President Andrew Jackson and who served as Hostess at the White House for him.Inscribed to Howard C. Smith "The author joins with Mary Phelps in Christmas Greetings-Pauline...
Washington, D.C., Boston, and New York: May 20, 1941 - May 8, 1944. "I cannot feel that he is gone ... " When Richard Byrd was just twelve years old in 1900, Adam ("Kit") Carson, a friend and associate of his father's in the family's law firm, invited the young...
Charleston: James S. Burges, 1827. First and only edition. A rare pamphlet issued by the first Jewish Reform movement in the United States, the Sephardic Reformed Society of Israelites in Charleston, South Carolina, recording an address by one of the movement’s leaders, who was also patriarch of an important southern.....
Charleston: Joseph Walker, Agt., Stationer and Printer, 129 Meeting-st, 1866. First edition. History of Charleston by a long-time resident, with some discussion of the period of secession.
New York: Banks & Bros, 1889.
Charleston, South Carolina: [c. 31 August 1886]. An album of 120 vintage albumen photographs showing the devastation to the city of Charleston, South Carolina, following the earthquake of August 31, 1886. Estimated to have reached a magnitude of between 6.6 and 7.3 on the Richter scale, the earthquake left 60...
Charleston: Steam Power Presses of Evans & Cogswell, 1861. First edition. Confederate Imprint.
Philadelphia: May 13th 1780. THE OTHER FRENEAU. A letter complaining bitterly of compensation recieved for a horse. Reading in part: "I am informed that you have recd. £50 for the Horse that I lost in Mr. Budinot's service, this sum is so far from making me any satisfaction that I....
New Haven: Sidney's Press for John Babcock and Son, New Haven and S. Babcock and Co. 329 King-St. Charleston, S.C, 1823.