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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, viz. 1. On the circumnavigation of Africa by the ancients. 2. An examination of the pretentions 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 Americans and the recent population of this continent. By Jeremy Belknap, D.D. [Six lines in Latin from Seneca]. 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, viz. 1. On the circumnavigation of Africa by the ancients. 2. An examination of the pretentions 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 Americans and the recent population of this continent. By Jeremy Belknap, D.D. [Six lines in Latin from Seneca].

Author: Jeremy Belknap; Massachusetts Historical Society.
Publisher: [Boston] : Printed at the Apollo Press, in Boston, by Belknap and Hall, State Street, MDCCXCII. [1792]
Series: Eighteenth century collections online.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Early works to 1800
Named Person: Martin Behaim; Christopher Columbus; Christopher Columbus
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jeremy Belknap; Massachusetts Historical Society.
OCLC Number: 642775519
Notes: "Ode for the 23d of October, 1792"--P. 56-58.
Advertisement for Belknap's works, "sold in Boston by James White; in Philadelphia by Thomas Dobson; and in London by Charles Dilly," p. [133-134].
Reproduction of original from British Library.
Description: 1 online resource (132, [4] p.)
Series Title: Eighteenth century collections online.

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