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Letters from a distinguished American

twelve essays by John Adams on American foreign policy, 1780

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Published by Library of Congress ; for sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Gov"t. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Adams, John, 1735-1826.,
    • Galloway, Joseph, 1731-1803.,
    • United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Sources.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statementcompiled and edited by James H. Hutson.
      ContributionsHutson, James H.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE203 .A57
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxx, 66 p. :
      Number of Pages66
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4555521M
      ISBN 100844402583
      LC Control Number77025356

      An overall very well preserved set of these 23 plates from Brown's Portrait Gallery of Distinguished American Citizens. Plates include: 1. Frontispiece from book of Washington's silhouette atop which perches a bald eagle. 2. Thomas Hart Benton. 3. John Caldwell Calhoun. 4. Henry Clay. 5. De Witt Clinton. 6. Thomas Cooper. 7. John Forsyth. 8.   Under pressure from publishers to shake up its sleepy image, the organization that presents the National Book Awards is planning to give its annual medal for distinguished contribution to American.

      Letters from the Battlefield – Love in War By Laureen Sauls-Lessard We all have family members or know of someone who has survived or been lost in the tragedy of war. If we are lucky, we find their letter bundles in boxes or suitcases in attics and closets after they have passed. Some are discovered in old books from thrift shops and antique stores.   The book has no chapter or category divisions. Shalit recommends that these short stories, poems, cartoons and article excerpts be read in order of publication, as there's a certain logical flow to the material. Thus for example, Philip Roth's "Letters to Einstein" is followed by a panel cartoon that illustrates an Albert Einstein s: 3.

      The Pulitzer Prize in Drama is awarded "for a distinguished play by an American author, preferably original in its source and dealing with American life." Productions opening in the United States between January 1, and Decem are eligible. Music. Deadline: Decem at . Get this from a library! Portrait gallery of distinguished American citizens, with biographical sketches and fac-similes of original letters. [William H Brown].


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