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Author: H H Brackenridge; Daniel Marder
Publisher: [Pittsburgh] University of Pittsburgh Press [1970]
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A collection of the work of Hugh Henry Brackenridge (1748-1816). One of the most vigorous and prolific writers of his time. An ardent believer in an educated public, his efforts to implant the ideals of democracy in early America made him a legend on the frontier. This selection of his work captures the essence of the man and his time, and includes writing published in the United States Magazine, Pittsburgh Gazette,  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Brackenridge, H.H. (Hugh Henry), 1748-1816.
Hugh Henry Brackenridge reader, 1770-1815.
[Pittsburgh] : University of Pittsburgh Press, ©1970
(OCoLC)317058713
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Brackenridge, H.H. (Hugh Henry), 1748-1816.
Hugh Henry Brackenridge reader, 1770-1815.
[Pittsburgh] University of Pittsburgh Press [1970]
(OCoLC)560648919
Named Person: H H Brackenridge; H H Brackenridge
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: H H Brackenridge; Daniel Marder
ISBN: 0822931842 9780822931843
OCLC Number: 70332
Description: x, 407 pages 24 cm
Contents: I. THE RISING GLORY --
from Father Bombo's Pilgrimage to Mecca in Arabia --
from The Rising Glory of America --
from Six Political Discourses Founded on the Scriptures --
The Bloody Vestiges of Tyranny --
from the United States Magazine --
Preface --
Introduction --
A Letter to the Poets, Philosophers, Orators, Statesmen and Heroes of Antiquity --
The Cave of Vanhest --
Before the Battle of Brandywine --
Establishment of These United States An American Account --
Thoughts on the Enfranchisement of the Negroes --
Conclusion of the First Volume of the Magazine. II. THE EARLY FRONTIER --
from the Pittsburgh Gazette --
Value of a Newspaper --
Observations on the Country at the Head of the Ohio River --
Letter from Angus MacMore --
Defense of the Church Bill --
Cursory Remarks on the Federal Constitution --
To the Dissenting Assemblyman by an Assenting Constituent --
Sermons in Favor of the Federal Constitution --
An Address in Opposition to the Election of --
A Sermon on Village Slander --
Sermon on the Duel --
Oration on the Celebration of the Anniversary of Independence, July 4th, 1793 --
from Modern Chivalry --
from Incidents of the Insurrection in Western Pennsylvania in the Year 1794. III. COLLECTION AND RECOLLECTION --
from Gazette Publications --
Introduction --
The Trial of Mamachtaga --
Ideas at the Interment of Mrs. Bedford --
To the Sons of St. Andrew on the Celebration of the Late Festival --
Scot's Poems Addressed to David Bruce --
Conclusion --
from Modern Chivalry, Part Two --
The American Press --
Why Burn the College? --
The Settler Takes a Wife --
Settling in the New Country --
Song of Clonmel --
An Epistle to Walter Scott --
Chronology of Brackenridge's Life --
Glossary of Scottish Terms --
Index.
Responsibility: Edited, with an introd., by Daniel Marder.

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A collection of the work of Hugh Henry Brackenridge (1748-1816). One of the most vigorous and prolific writers of his time. An ardent believer in an educated public, his efforts to implant the ideals of democracy in early America made him a legend on the frontier. This selection of his work captures the essence of the man and his time, and includes writing published in the United States Magazine, Pittsburgh Gazette, as well as his narrative on the Whiskey Rebellion, Incidents of the Insurrection.

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