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A Lecture on Earthquakes: Read in the Chapel of Harvard College in Cambridge, N.E., November 26th 1755, on Occasion of the Great Earthquake Whic

John Winthrop

Title: A lecture on earthquakes: read in the chapel of Harvard College in Cambridge, N.E., November 26th 1755, on occasion of the great earthquake which shook New England the week before.

Author: John Winthrop

Publisher: Gale, Sabin Americana

Description:

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SourceLibrary: Huntington Library

DocumentID: SABCP00700000

CollectionID: CTRG10192059-B

PublicationDate: 17550101

SourceBibCitation: Selected Americana from Sabin's Dictionary of books relating to America

Notes: "Published by the general desire of that Society." Half title: Mr. Winthrop's lecture on earthquakes. "Appendix, concerning the operation of electrical substance in earthquakes; and the effects of iron points" p. [32]-38. Erratum note at bottom of p. 38.

Collation: 2 p.l., [5]-38 p.; 21 cm

Book Details

  • Publisher: Gale, Sabin Americana
  • Publish Date: Feb 21st, 2012
  • Pages: 38
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 9.69in - 7.44in - 0.08in - 0.19lb
  • EAN: 9781275617407
  • Categories: Americas (North Central South West Indies)
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