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Hoskins, Nathan:

A HISTORY OF THE STATE OF VERMONT, FROM ITS DISCOVERY AND SETTLEMENT TO THE CLOSE OF THE YEAR MDCCCXXX.

J. Shedd, Vergennes: 1831 12mo, original sheep [rubbed and worn], spine label [chipped]. 316pp. Good. A native of Vermont, Hoskins graduated from Dartmouth and practiced law in Vergennes and Bennington, and Williamstown, MA. He relates the earliest history of Vermont, with material on Champlain's "discovery," King William's War, Queen Anne's War, the history of boundary disputes, relations with the French and Indians, Vermont in the colonial and Revolutionary periods, the Federal era, and on Vermont's natural resources and topography. "An equality in rank and property has generally conduced among the citizens of Vermont to the cultivation of friendship and hospitality...The situation of the inhabitants in a new country places them nearest to a state of equality than can possibly happen among mankind." FIRST EDITION. Gilman 130. Sabin 33096. AI 7601 [5]. Not in Larned, Decker, Eberstadt.


Book Id: 10568

Price: $175.00

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