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Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 2 (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.) 4 0 Browse Search
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Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 2 (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.), Chapter 17: writers on American history, 1783-1850 (search)
that appeared in this period a few are worthy of mention. Jeremy Belknap (1744-98) wrote a History of New Hampshire (three volumes, 1784-92), which is of the first rank in our historical compositions. Had its theme been more extended, it would have become a household memory in the country. Benjamin Trumbull's (1735-1820) History of Connecticut (2 vols., 1818) and Robert Proud's (1728-1813) History of Pennsylvania (2 vols., 1797-98) were of scholarly standards but heavy in style. George Richards Minot (1758– 1802), a brilliant Massachusetts lawyer, wrote a History of the Insurrection in Massachusetts (1788), dealing with Shays' Rebellion, and followed it by a continuation of Hutchinson's History of Massachusetts (2 vols., 1798-1803). The books were well written and have maintained their credit. Here should be mentioned Henry M. Brackenridge's (1786-1871) History of the Western Insurrection (1817), a fair-minded narrative of the Whisky Insurrection, which was very popular and ran
Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 2 (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.), Index (search)
Merimee, 384 Merry Christmas, a, 381 Merry Mount, 134, 135, 136 Merwin, Henry Childs, 362 n. Michael Angelo, 37 Middle group of American historians, 104 n., 122 n. Miles, G. H., 305 Miles O'Reilly. See Halpine, C. G. Miles Standish, 39 Milk for Babes, drawn out of the breast, of both Testaments, 396 Milman, Dean, 128 Milton, 3, 63, 124, 254, 399 Minerva, 180 Mingo and other sketches, 389 Minister's Wooing, the, 200 Minor, Benjamin Blake, 169 Minot, George Richards, 106 Mirror (N. Y.), 151, 152, 164, 187 Miss Lucinda, 373 Miss Tempy's Watchers, 383 Mr. Dooley, 151 Mr. Higginbotham's Catastrophe, 23 Mr. Hosea Biglow to the Editor of The Atlantic monthly, 287 Mr. Rabbit at Home, 350 Mitchell, D. G., 167 Mitchell, S. Weir, 242, 282, 285 Modern English grammar, 365 Mogg Megone, 46 Moliere, 234 Moll Flanders, 396 Moll Pitcher, 345 Monroe, James, 119 Monsieur Motte, 390 Montaigne, 229, 234, 236, 258 Mo