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The Columbian Plutarch;
or, An exemplification of several distinguished American characters .

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Main Author: Woodward, Thomas.
Related Names: Caldwell, Charles 1772-1853.
Language(s): English
Published: Philadelphia, Printed for the author, by Clark & Raser, 1819.
Subjects: United States > United States / Biography.
Note: Includes lives of the naturalist John Bartram and the physicians David Ramsay and Benjamin Rush, the latter adapted from Caldwell.
"For the biographical memoirs contained in this collection, the author is principally indebted to Dr. Rees' Cyclopaedia, Allen's Biographical dictionary, and Delaplaine's Repository of the lives and portraits of distinguished American characters." - Introd. Of the nine lives from Delaplaine's Repository, at least six were written by Charles Caldwell. Cf. his Autobiography, Philadelphia, 1855, p. 274, 431-432.
Physical Description: vi, [2], 311 p. ; 18 cm.
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