1828 PITKINS HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES 1763 TO 1797

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PITKIN'S UNITED STATES HISTORY 1828 IN TWO VOLUMES MOROCCO LEATHER
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This is the Complete & Original Two Volume Set of this First Edition of the first history of the United States of America, published in 1828 when John Quincy Adams was the President of the USA, the 52nd year of the Independence of the United States of America. "A Political and Civil History of the United States of America, From the Year 1763 to the Close of the Administration of President Washington in March, 1797: including A Summary View of the Political and Civil State of the North American Colonies, Prior to that Period. In Two Volumes. " by Timothy Pitkin. Timothy Pitkin ( 1766 - 1847 ) was an American lawyer, politician, and historian who lived most of his life and was a US Congressman from Connecticut from 1805-1819. His History of the United States is considered a carefully and factually written classic history still extremely valuable & insight rich to the study of early US History. Published by Hezekiah Howe and Durrie & Peck, New Haven, Connecticut, January 23, 1828. First Edition, First Printing. For a detailed view of the treasures inside these volumes please refer to the photos of the table of contents and appendix summary in each volume. 1067 pages with the frontispiece steel engraving of George Washington from the famous painting by J.N. Nesmith. Frontispi
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