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Adams, Hannah (1755-1831) Summary history of New-England

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC00177.02 Author/Creator: Adams, Hannah (1755-1831) Place Written: Dedham, Massachusetts Type: Books Date: 1799 Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: Title continues: "from the First Settlement at Plymouth, to the acceptance of the Federal Constitution. Comprehending a General Sketch of the American War." First edition, printed by H. Mann and J.H. Adams of Dedham, Massachusetts, for the author. Signed by the subscriber, Eliza Price. Collateral to John Adams, Defence of the Constitutions (see GLC00177.01). Rebacked.

People: Adams, Hannah, 1755-1831.
Price, Eliza, fl. 1799.
Mann, Horace, 1796-1859.

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Keywords/Subjects: US Constitution, Women's History, President Government and Civics, Military History, Revolutionary War, Literature and Language Arts

Sub Era: The Early Republic