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Watts, Isaac [Philosophical essays on various subjects; viz., space, substance, body, spirit. Inscribed by William Ellery].

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC04230 Author/Creator: Watts, Isaac Place Written: London, England Type: Book Date: 1742 Pagination: 408 p. 20.7 x 13 cm

Summary of Content: Also signed by William Ellery and George Wanton Ellery. Title continues: "the operations of the soul in union with the body; the production and operations of plants and animals; with some remarks on Mr. Locke's Essay on the human understanding. To which is subjoined A brief scheme of ontology, or the science of being in general, with its affections." A Member of the Continental Congress from 1776 until 1785, William Ellery was a signer of the Declaration of Independence. George Wanton Ellery was the son of William Ellery.

People: Ellery, William, 1727-1820

Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: Declaration of Independence SignerLibraryPhilosophyLiterature and Language Arts

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