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The Columbian Plutarch; or, An exemplification of several distinguished American characters.

Author: Thomas Woodward; Charles Caldwell
Publisher: Philadelphia, Printed for the author, by Clark & Raser, 1819.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographies
Additional Physical Format: Also issued on microfilm.
[Bethesda, Md.] : National Library of Medicine, 1958.
1 microfilm reel : negative ; 35 mm.
Named Person: John Bartram; David Ramsay; Benjamin Rush
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Woodward; Charles Caldwell
OCLC Number: 1088600215
Notes: "For the biographical memoirs contained in this collection, the author is principally indebted to Dr. Rees' Cyclopaedia, Allen's Biographical dictionary, and Delaplaine's Repository of the lives and portraits of distinguished American characters."--Introd. Of the nine lives from Delaplaine's Repository, at least six were written by Charles Caldwell. Cf. his Autobiography, Philadelphia, 1855, p. 274, 431-432.
Includes lives of the naturalist John Bartram and the physicians David Ramsay and Benjamin Rush, the latter adapted from Caldwell.
Description: vi, [2], 311 pages ; 18 cm
Contents: Life of Columbus --
Vesputius --
J. Cabot --
S. Cabot --
Cartier --
Smith --
Robinson --
G. Calvert --
L. Calvert --
Penn --
Bartram --
Benezet --
Warren --
Greene --
Franklin --
Hancock --
Rittenhouse --
Wayne --
Washington --
Henry --
S. Adams --
Hamilton --
Wythe --
Ames --
Dr. Rush --
Dr. Ramsay --
J. Adams --
Jefferson.

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