1812.059: Historical Letters originally Published in the Virginia Argus.

Published: 1812

Full Title: Historical letters; originally written for and published in the Virginia Argus: including a brief but general view of the history of the world, civil, military and religious. From the earliest times to the year of our Lord, 1811.

Author: Colvin, John B. (d. 1827).

Place Issued: Richmond

Issuing Press: Samuel Pleasants

Description: 286 pgs.; 16 cm. (16mo).


Collection is dedicated to Mrs. James Madison (i.e. Dolley Payne Madison). Title page carries no authorial credit; an 1821 second edition identifies Colvin as the author; letters were published in the Argus between May 2, 1811, and November 5, 1812; Pleasants entered this collective work for copyright on November 16, 1812, so indicating date of issue.

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