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Excerpt from The Treasury of Knowledge and Library of Reference, Vol. 3: Containing a Million of Facts, or Common Place Book of Subjects of Research and Curiosity in the Arts and and Sciences, History, Chronology, and Literature; Embracing Sketches of Jewish History, American History and History of American Literature
Tms part of the Treasury of Knowledge, called A Mrmos or Fae-rs, based on the English book of that title. From the memoranda of an eminent scholar and publisher of hudon. But the work has been in a measure remodel led here. The nations relating to Geography, Mythology, and some other sub jects, have bu anticipated in the former parts of the Treasury of Knowledge. And other will! Matter has bee-added, in their place. To this portion of the work.
Among the original contributions now comprised in this part, are the follow kg by the late Samuel L. Knapp, Esq, a distinguished American scholar and writer. Viz a sketch of the Literature of the Jews a succinct History of Amer ican Literature, from the earliest times, giving a sketch of some of the most important writers and their works; abo, brief annals of American History, with a cursory view of the rise and progress of the Useful Arts among us; and other incidental facts as they came to the mind of the author, which he thought might beecoeptable to the reader.
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