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Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 1, Colonial and Revolutionary Literature: Early National Literature: Part I (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.) 9 9 Browse Search
Mary Thacher Higginson, Thomas Wentworth Higginson: the story of his life 4 2 Browse Search
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.) 3 3 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Henry Walcott Boynton, Reader's History of American Literature 2 2 Browse Search
Bliss Perry, The American spirit in lierature: a chronicle of great interpreters 2 2 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 2 2 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 11. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 2 2 Browse Search
Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 3 (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.) 2 2 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: April 29, 1864., [Electronic resource] 1 1 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 7. (ed. Frank Moore) 1 1 Browse Search
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the Convention. To-day has been pretty much occupied in heaving from the different States as to textbooks, either prepared, or in course of preparation. The exhibit was most gratifying. It seems that spelling-books, readers, arithmetics, grammars, and Latin books, are being produced in abundance. North Carolina, especially, has already gotten out quite a variety of primary books, which have been published in very neat style in Greensboro': Dr. Reynolds well remarked that the name Rip Van Winkle, as applied to North Carolina, must now receive the new interpretation of the little boy, who, when asked why his State was called "Old Rip," replied, "Because she rips ahead of everything so." Messrs. Davis and Taylor spoke of several text-books which they knew to he in course of preparation in Virginia, and the latter gentleman stated that at the breaking out of the war he was engaged on a juvenile series designed to be devoted to the several Southern States, describing their peculiar