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A discourse intended to commemorate the discovery of America by Christopher Columbus : delivered at the request of the historical society in Massachusetts on the 23d day of October, 1792, being the completion of the third century since that memorable event : to which are added four dissertations, connected with various parts of the discourse, connected with various parts of the discourse, viz. ... Preview this item
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A discourse intended to commemorate the discovery of America by Christopher Columbus : delivered at the request of the historical society in Massachusetts on the 23d day of October, 1792, being the completion of the third century since that memorable event : to which are added four dissertations, connected with various parts of the discourse, connected with various parts of the discourse, viz. ...

Author: Jeremy BelknapAmerican Imprint Collection (Library of Congress)Ebenezer Hazard Pamphlet Collection (Library of Congress)John Bailey Pamphlet Collection (Library of Congress)Israel Thorndike Pamphlet Collection (Library of Congress)All authors
Publisher: [Boston, Mass.] : Printed at the Apollo Press, in Boston, by Belknap and Hall ..., 1792.
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Genre/Form: Anniversaries, etc
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Belknap, Jeremy, 1744-1798.
Discourse intended to commemorate the discovery of America by Christopher Columbus.
[Boston, Mass.] : Printed at the Apollo Press, in Boston, by Belknap and Hall ..., 1792
(OCoLC)758996750
Named Person: Christopher Columbus; Martin Behaim
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jeremy Belknap; American Imprint Collection (Library of Congress); Ebenezer Hazard Pamphlet Collection (Library of Congress); John Bailey Pamphlet Collection (Library of Congress); Israel Thorndike Pamphlet Collection (Library of Congress); Jacob Bailey Moore Pamphlet Collection (Library of Congress); Jay I. Kislak Collection (Library of Congress)
OCLC Number: 1621764
Notes: Signatures: [A]⁴ B-R⁴.
Publisher's advertisements: p. [1-2] at end.
Description: 132, [4] p. (last leaf blank) ; 21 cm. (8vo)
Contents: (from t. p.) 1. On the circumnavigation of Africa by the ancients --
2. An examination of the pretensions of Martin Behaim to a discovery of America prior to that of Columbus, with a chronological detail of all the discoveries made in the 15th century --
3. On the question, whether the honey-bee is a native of America? --
4. On the colour of the native American and the recent population of this continent.
Responsibility: by Jeremy Belknap ...

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