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Copy of a letter from Benjamin Banneker to the secretary of state, with his answer., Banneker, Benjamin
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Author Name:    Banneker, Benjamin

Title:   Copy of a letter from Benjamin Banneker to the secretary of state, with his answer.

Binding:   PAPERBACK

Book Condition:   New

Publisher:    Gale ECCO, Print Editions 

ISBN Number:   1170872220 / 9781170872222

Seller ID:   ING9781170872222

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The 18th century was a wealth of knowledge, exploration and rapidly growing technology and expanding record-keeping made possible by advances in the printing press. In its determination to preserve the century of revolution, Gale initiated a revolution of its own: digitization of epic proportions to preserve these invaluable works in the largest archive of its kind. Now for the first time these high-quality digital copies of original 18th century manuscripts are available in print, making them highly accessible to libraries, undergraduate students, and independent scholars.Delve into what it was like to live during the eighteenth century by reading the first-hand accounts of everyday people, including city dwellers and farmers, businessmen and bankers, artisans and merchants, artists and their patrons, politicians and their constituents. Original texts make the American, French, and Industrial revolutions vividly contemporary.++++The below data was compiled from various identification fields in the bibliographic record of this title. This data is provided as an additional tool in helping to insure edition identification: ++++<sourceLibrary>Library of Congress<ESTCID>W037606<Notes>Addressed to Thomas Jefferson, transmitting a copy of the writer's almanac and discussing the subject of slavery. Jefferson's reply, p. 11-12, is dated Aug. 30, 1791. An account of Banneker's life appears on p. 13-15. Evans' entry for an edition printed by Joseph Crukshank for Daniel Lawrence (Evans 24074) is apparently a ghost of the present edition.<imprintFull>Philadelphia: Printed and sold by Daniel Lawrence, no. 33. North Fourth-Street, near Race, M.DCC.XCII. 1792]. <collation>15, 1] p.; 4



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