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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 ... 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 ...

Author: Jeremy Belknap; Paolo del Pozzo Toscanelli
Publisher: Boston : Printed at the Apollo Press by Belknap and Hall, 1792.
Series: Selected Americana from Sabin's Dictionary ...
Edition/Format:   Book   Microform : Microfiche : Master microform : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Additional Physical Format: (DLC) 02007686
Named Person: Christopher Columbus; Martin Behaim
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jeremy Belknap; Paolo del Pozzo Toscanelli
OCLC Number: 5508199
Notes: "Copied from the original in the Library of Congress."
Master microform held by: LCP.
Reproduction Notes: Microfiche. Louisville, Ky. : Lost Cause Press, 1968. 6 sheets ; 8 x 13 cm. (Selected Americana from Sabin's Dictionary ...).
Description: 132 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: A discourse on the discovery of America.--Ode for the 23d of October, 1792.--Dissertation I. On the circumnavigation of Africa by the ancients. Appendix: Table ... chronological detail of facts and opinions.--Dissertation II. An examination of the pretensions of Martin Behaim, to a discovery of America, prior to that of Christopher Columbus. Appendix: no. I. Letters from Paul a physician of Florence, to Christopher Columbus, concerning the discovery of the Indies. no. II. A chronological detail of discoveries made in the fifteenth century, connected with events in the life of Columbus.--Dissertation III. On the question, whether the honey bee is a native of America.--Dissertation IV. On the colour of the native Americans, and the recent population of this continent.
Series Title: Selected Americana from Sabin's Dictionary ...
Responsibility: by Jeremy Belknap.

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