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Americana and American History:18th Century

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AN ORATION PRONOUNCED AT BRIDGEWATER October 4, 1798 at the Request of the THE COLUMBIAN SOCIETY, Whitman, Kilborn
1 Whitman, Kilborn AN ORATION PRONOUNCED AT BRIDGEWATER October 4, 1798 at the Request of the THE COLUMBIAN SOCIETY
Boston Samuel Etherbridge 1798 First Edition Pamphlet Very Good- 8vo 
39, (1) pages; 39pp, Half title [foxed]. Chipping & ownership names on front wrapper, otherwise Very Good. "An early analysis of the national character of Americans. ... The American experiment in representative democracy is unique: unoriginated in conquest, and free from all feudal tenures and embarrassments. Liberty in its most rational latitude is enjoyed. The American Character has been formed by the Revolution and the adoption of the Constitution." [see D. Lesser] Sabin 103743. OCLC: 62841114 Owner's names include "Mr. Ezekiel Whitman, Bridgeport" ; "Mordecai George, New Gloucester October 1799." ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. 
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