Commonplace book : manuscript, 1774-1797 and undated

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About this Item

Creator
Prescott, Samuel Jackson.
Type
Commonplace books-United States-18th century.Epitaphs-United States-18th century.
Language
English
Origin
No place, unknown, or undetermined
Description
1 v. (49 leaves) ; 21 cm.
Repository
Houghton Library, Harvard University
Identifier
colonialnorthamerica.library.harvard.edu/990099553940203941

Content Notes

Excerpts, chiefly from newspapers, of poems, epitaphs, essays, scientific observations, and other material; includes a list of the populations of American colonies in 1774, and Soame Jenyns' epitaph of Samuel Johnson. Clippings date to ca. 1864.