Genealogical Sketch Of The First Three Generations Of Prebles In America

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Genealogical Sketch Of The First Three Generations Of Prebles In America With An Account Of Abraham Preble The Emigrant Their Common Ancestor And O

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Description : This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1868 edition. Excerpt: ... and a few copies struck off for private circulation among his friends. This was illustrated with an engraved likeness from the portrait in the possession of his family. Another life, written by Cooper, was published first in Graham's Magazine for May, 1815, and later in his volumes of Naval Biography. Still another Life, written by the non. Lorenzo Sabine, and occupying near 200 pages of the eleventh volume of Sparks's American Biography, was published in 1846, and is the text from which the greater part of this sketch is abridged. The author had extraordinary facilities for producing the work, wiilh to him was a labor of love. Besides these, there is Waldo's life, and a brief biographical sketch by his nephew, N. Deering, which was published in a Portland newspaper. Another, in the United States Nautical Magazine of 1846, by an unknown hand--and notices of him aro to be found in all the American Cyclopaedias, and Dictionaries of American Biography--and in the National Portrait Gallery of Distinguished Americans. But two portraits of full size, for which he sat, are known to exist. The attitude in both is similar. Of these, the one in the possession of his grandson, Lt. Com. E. E. Preble, U. S. N., was considered by those who knew him living most intimately, to be the best. A good copy of it has been presented by his grandchildren to the Gallery of the Naval Academy at Annapolis. Another copy is in the parlor of the " Preble House" at Portland; and Mrs. Anderson, his granddaughter, has a third. The other portrait, painted, it is believed, by Stuart, belongs to the city of Boston, and hangs in Faneuil Hall. It has been often engraved, and an engraving from it is attached to this memoir. Besides these, there is a miniature of the...


The Historical Magazine And Notes And Queries Concerning The Antiquities History And Biography Of America

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Naval Documents Of The American Revolution

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Naval Documents Of The American Revolution American Theatre Nov 1 1776 Dec 31 1776 European Theatre Oct 6 1776 Dec 31 1776 American Theatre Jan 1 1777 Feb 28 1777

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Naval Documents Of The American Revolution American Theatre Mar 1 1777 Apr 30 1777 European Theatre Jan 1 1977 May 31 1777 American Theatre May 1 1777 May 31 1777

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Description : In the tradition of the preceding volumes - the first of which was published in 1964 - this work synthesizes edited documents, including correspondence, ship logs, muster rolls, orders, and newspaper accounts, that provide a comprehensive understanding of the war at sea in the spring of 1778. The editors organize this wide array of texts chronologically by theater and incorporate French, Italian, and Spanish transcriptions with English translations throughout.


Nineteenth Century Short Title Catalogue

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A Critical Dictionary Of English Literature And British And American Authors

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Catalogue Of A Valuable Collection Of Americana

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A Critical Dictionary Of English Literature And British And American Authors Living And Deceased From The Earliest Accounts To The Latter Half Of The Nineteenth Century

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