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Allen, Ethan 1738-1789

Works: 390 works in 962 publications in 1 language and 21,775 library holdings
Genres: History  Personal narratives  Bibliography 
Roles: Author, Composer, Printer, Actor, Correspondent
Classifications: E207.A4, 973.371
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Most widely held works about Ethan Allen
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Most widely held works by Ethan Allen
Reason the only oracle of man by Ethan Allen( Book )
27 editions published between 1784 and 1972 in English and held by 599 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The appendix to Reason" (reprinted from the Historical magazine, Boston, April, May, June and July, 1873): 1 L., 70p. at end
The narrative of Colonel Ethan Allen by Ethan Allen( Book )
8 editions published between 1961 and 1968 in English and held by 413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A concise refutation of the claims of New-Hampshire and Massachusetts-Bay, to the territory of Vermont with occasional remarks on the long disputed claim of New-York to the same. by Ethan Allen( Book )
15 editions published between 1780 and 1967 in English and held by 399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Reason the only oracle of man, or A compenduous [sic] system of natural religion. Alternately adorned with confutations of a variety of doctrines incompatible to it ; deduced from the most exalted ideas which we are able to form of the divine and human characters, and from the universe in general. by Ethan Allen( Book )
22 editions published between 1784 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The scarcest of his works: the greater part of the edition was destroyed by fire in the printing office, and was not reprinted entire. An abridged edition was published in New York, by G.W. & A.I. Matsell, 1836. This is the first publication in the United States openly directed against the Christian religion."
A narrative of Col. Ethan Allen's captivity by Ethan Allen( )
24 editions published between 1838 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Reason, the only oracle of man, or, A compendious system of natural religion by Ethan Allen( )
7 editions published between 1836 and 2009 in English and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Col. Allen composed the following work; which, on account of the bold and unusual manner, particularly in this country, that the subject of religion is treated, he had great difficulty to get published. The author explains, "I have generally been denominated a Deist, the reality of which I never disputed, being conscious I am no Christian, except mere infant baptism make me one; and as to being a Deist, I know not, strictly speaking, whether I am one or not, for I have never read their writings; mine will therefore determine the matter; for I have not in the least disguised my sentiments, but have written freely without any conscious knowledge of prejudice for, or against any man, sectary or party whatever; but wish that good sense, truth and virtue may be promoted and flourish in the world, to the detection of delusion, superstition, and false religion: and therefore any errors in the succeeding treatise, which may be rationally pointed out, will be readily rescinded"--Preface. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2008 APA, all rights reserved)
The present state of the controversy between the states of New York and New-Hampshire on the one part, and the state of Vermont on the other by Ethan Allen( )
7 editions published in 1782 in English and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Allen's captivity being a Narrative of Colonel Ethan Allen, containing his voyages, travels, &c., interspersed with political observations by Ethan Allen( Book )
14 editions published between 1845 and 1985 in English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ethan Allen's Narrative of the capture of Ticonderoga, and of his captivity and treatment by the British by Ethan Allen( )
16 editions published between 1838 and 1985 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Memoir of Col. Ethan Allen by Hugh Moore( Book )
2 editions published in 1834 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Remarks, &c. on some late laws passed in New-York ( )
6 editions published in 1774 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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