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CORRECT PORTRAITS AND BRIEF NOTICES
THE PRINCIPAL ACTORS IN AMERICAN HISTORY;
DISTINGUISHED WOMEN, NAVAL AND MILITIARY HEROES, STATESMEN, CIVILIANS
JURISTS, DIVINES, AUTHORS, AND ARTISTS; TOGETHER WITH
CELEBRATED INIDAN CHIEFS.
FROM CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS DOWN TO THE PRESENT TIME.
COMPLETE IN SIX VOLUMES.
EACH VOLUME WILL CONTAIN ONE HUNDRED PORTRAITS,
AND BE DIVIDED INTO THREE PARTS.
PART I.-EMBRACING THE PERIOD FROM THE DISCOVERY, BY COLUMBUS, TO THE DECLARATION OF
PART II.-EMBRACING THE PERIOD FROM THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE TO THE WAR OF 1812,
PART III.-EMBRACING THE PERIOD SUBSEQUENT TO THE WAR OF 1812.
ONE VOLUME TO BE ISSUED ANNUALLY.
BY A. D. JONES.
NEW YORK :
J. MILTON EMERSON AND COMPANY
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The 100 individuals pictured and described in Volume I as having taken an active part in the shaping of American history are not all Americans. Cotton Mather, the 17th century American cleric is there, as is George Washington, the first American president. But also included are Lt.Gen. John Burgoyne, who led British troops against the Colonies in the American Revolution and the Marquis de Lafayette, the Frenchman who came to the aid of the colonists in the 18th century and became a close friend of General Washington.
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"The Illustrated American Biography; Containing Correct Portraits of The Principal Actors in American History"
| publisher J. Milton Emerson and Company
| author Abner Dumont Jones (1807-1872)
| date 1853
| location New York
| height 10.75"
| width 8.0"
| process/materials printed paper, ink
| item type Books/Book
| accession # #L00.086
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