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Books contributed by the Boston Public Library. Established in 1848 by an act of the Great and General Court of Massachusetts, the Boston Public Library (BPL) was the first large free municipal library in the United States. In 1839, French ventriloquist M. Nicholas Marie Alexandre Vattemare became the original advocate for a public library in Boston when he proposed the idea of a book and prints exchange between American and French libraries. The Mayor of the City of Boston, Josiah Quincy, Jr., ...



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Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
Dec 25, 2022 Smith, Evelina A. S; Weston, Miss, recipient
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Topics: Weston, Miss, Smith, Evelina A. S, Anti-slavery fairs, Antislavery movements, Women abolitionists
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Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
Dec 24, 2022 Howe, S. G. (Samuel Gridley), 1801-1876; Weston, Anne Warren, 1812-1890, recipient
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Topics: Chapman, Maria Weston, 1806-1885, Howe, S. G. (Samuel Gridley), 1801-1876, Liberty bell (Boston,...
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Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
Dec 17, 2022 Bramhall, Ann Rebecca; Weston, Miss, recipient
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Topics: Weston, Miss, Bramhall, Ann Rebecca, Anti-slavery fairs, Antislavery movements, Women abolitionists
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Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
Dec 11, 2022 M'Kim, J. Miller (James Miller), 1810-1874; Chapman, Maria Weston, 1806-1885, recipient
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Topics: Chapman, Maria Weston, 1806-1885, M'Kim, J. Miller (James Miller), 1810-1874, Vigilance Committee...
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Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
Dec 7, 2022 May, Samuel, 1810-1899; Chapman, Maria Weston, 1806-1885, recipient
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Topics: Chapman, Maria Weston, 1806-1885, May, Samuel, 1810-1899, Antislavery movements, Women abolitionists
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Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
Dec 6, 2022 Loring, Anna; Chapman, Maria Weston, 1806-1885, recipient
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Topics: Chapman, Maria Weston, 1806-1885, Loring, Anna, Browne, Martha Griffith, d. 1906, Loring, Louisa...
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Dec 5, 2022 Davis, Edward Morris, 1811-1887; Chapman, Maria Weston, 1806-1885, recipient
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Topics: Weston, Anne Warren, 1812-1890, Davis, Edward Morris, 1811-1887, Liberty bell (Boston, Mass.),...
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Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
Dec 2, 2022 Arnold, Elizabeth Rotch, 1786-1860; Weston, Miss, recipient
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Topics: Weston, Miss, Arnold, Elizabeth Rotch, 1786-1860, Autographs, Antislavery movements, Women...
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Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
Nov 17, 2022 Longfellow, Samuel, 1819-1892; Chapman, Maria Weston, 1806-1885, recipient
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Topics: Chapman, Maria Weston, 1806-1885, Longfellow, Samuel, 1819-1892, Liberty bell (Boston, Mass.),...
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Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
Nov 10, 2022 Chapman, Maria Weston, 1806-1885; Pillsbury, Parker, 1809-1898, recipient
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Topics: Chapman, Maria Weston, 1806-1885, Pillsbury, Parker, 1809-1898, Antislavery movements, Women...
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Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
Oct 31, 2022 M'Kim, J. Miller (James Miller), 1810-1874; Weston, Miss, recipient
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Topics: Weston, Miss, M'Kim, J. Miller (James Miller), 1810-1874, Webb, Richard Davis, 1805-1872, Weston,...
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Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
Oct 30, 2022 Loring, C. W; Weston, Anne Warren, 1812-1890, recipient
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Topics: Weston, Anne Warren, 1812-1890, Loring, C. W, Anti-slavery fairs, Antislavery movements, Women...
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
Oct 27, 2022 Chapman, Maria Weston, 1806-1885; Weston, Caroline, 1808-1882, recipient
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Topics: Chapman, Maria Weston, 1806-1885, Weston, Caroline, 1808-1882, Follen, Eliza Lee Cabot, 1787-1860,...
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Oct 26, 2022 Chapman, Mary Gray, 1798-1874; Chapman, Maria Weston, 1806-1885, recipient
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Topics: Chapman, Maria Weston, 1806-1885, Chapman, Mary Gray, 1798-1874, Anti-slavery fairs, Antislavery...
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Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
Oct 14, 2022 Hooper, Ellen Sturgis; Chapman, Maria Weston, 1806-1885, recipient
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Topics: Chapman, Maria Weston, 1806-1885, Hooper, Ellen S, Liberty bell (Boston, Mass.), Antislavery...
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Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
Oct 9, 2022 Child, Mrs. (Lydia Maria), 1802-1880
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Topics: Child, Mrs. (Lydia Maria), 1802-1880, Antislavery movements, Women abolitionists
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Oct 1, 2022 Chapman, Mary Gray, 1798-1874; Weston, Caroline, 1808-1882, recipient
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Holograph, signed with initials
Topics: Weston, Caroline, 1808-1882, Chapman, Mary Gray, 1798-1874, O'Brien, Antislavery movements, Women...
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Sep 29, 2022 M'Kim, J. Miller (James Miller), 1810-1874; Chapman, Maria Weston, 1806-1885, recipient
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Topics: Chapman, Maria Weston, 1806-1885, M'Kim, J. Miller (James Miller), 1810-1874, Johnson, Oliver,...
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Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
Sep 24, 2022 Chapman, Maria Weston, 1806-1885; Laugel, Elizabeth Bates Chapman, b. 1831, recipient
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Topics: Chapman, Maria Weston, 1806-1885, Laugel, Elizabeth Bates Chapman, b. 1831, Jay, John, 1817-1894,...
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Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
Sep 14, 2022 Eddy, Mary C; Weston, Deborah, b.1814 recipient
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Topics: Weston, Deborah, b. 1814, Eddy, Mary C, Mott, Lucretia, 1793-1880, Antislavery movements, Women...
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Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
Aug 29, 2022 Weston, Anne Warren, 1812-1890; Weston, Caroline, 1808-1882, recipient
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Extract of letter handwritten by unknown person. Whereabouts of original manuscript unknown
Topics: Weston, Anne Warren, 1812-1890, Weston, Caroline, 1808-1882, Foster, Stephen S. (Stephen Symonds),...
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Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
Aug 28, 2022 Chapman, Henry Grafton, 1833-1883; Chapman, Maria Weston, 1806-1885, recipient
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Topics: Chapman, Maria Weston, 1806-1885, Chapman, Henry Grafton, 1833-1883, Antislavery movements, Women...
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399 p. : 23 cm
Topics: McConnell family, Martin family, Barber family, Wilson family, Baird family, McCall family, Morris...
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Boston Public Library
Aug 7, 2022 Mesureur, G
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Consists of designs for embroidery on linen
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Topic: Embroidery
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Jul 26, 2022 Child, Mrs. (Lydia Maria), 1802-1880; Chapman, Maria Weston, 1806-1885. recipient
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Topics: Child, Mrs. (Lydia Maria), 1802-1880, Chapman, Maria Weston, 1806-1885, Antislavery movements,...
Source: bplscas
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
Jul 26, 2022 Weston, Caroline, 1808-1882; Phillips, Ann Terry Greene, 1813-1886, recipient; Phillips, Wendell, 1811-1884, recipient
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Holograph, signed
Topics: Weston, Caroline, 1808-1882, Phillips, Ann Terry Greene, 1813-1886, Phillips, Wendell, 1811-1884,...
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Books to Borrow
Jul 19, 2022 Washington, George S. H. L. (George Sydney Horace Lee), 1910-
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[2] p. ; 23 cm
Topics: Washington family, Washington, George, 1732-1799
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Jul 18, 2022 Bell, Alexander Melville, 1819-1905
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Introduces a new method of phonetic script for the English language: "This is not a method of short-hand writing."--Introduction, p.[1]
Topic: Shorthand
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Jul 18, 2022 Haydn, Joseph, 1732-1809; Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus, 1756-1791; Beethoven, Ludwig van, 1770-1827; Pergolesi, Giovanni Battista, 1710-1736
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For 2 manuals (no pedal)
Topic: Organ music, Arranged
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Jul 18, 2022 Haydn, Joseph, 1732-1809; Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus, 1756-1791; Beethoven, Ludwig van, 1770-1827; Pergolesi, Giovanni Battista, 1710-1736
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For 2 manuals (no pedal)
Topic: Organ music, Arranged
Boston Public Library
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In printed wrapper; title vignette
Topics: Christian literature for children, Thumb bibles
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"To printers -- the following are specimens of a portion only of types, which we offer for sale at one-half their cost. The late B.B. Penhallow was a liberal buyer of every new style of type that appeared. What we now offer is not offered for sale because it is old or worn, (for it has been very little used,) but merely because our supply of types is in excess of our present needs ..."--Page 3
Topics: Type and type-founding, Printers
Boston Public Library (Rare Books Department) copy previously cataloged under call no.: 4839a.33
Topic: genealogy
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
Jul 11, 2022 Weston, Anne Warren, 1812-1890, recipient
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The delivery address on envelope is: Miss A. W. Weston, Weymouth, Mass. It is postmarked: "Boston, 11 Jul, 3 cts, paid."
Topics: Weston, Anne Warren, 1812-1890, Antislavery movements, Women abolitionists
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Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
Jul 9, 2022 Weston, Anne Warren, 1812-1890, recipient
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Topics: Weston, Anne Warren, 1812-1890, Haughton, James, 1795-1873, Weston, Lucia, 1822-1861, Remond,...
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Separate title page in German fraktur
Topic: Title pages
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
Jul 3, 2022 Hildreth, Richard, 1807-1865; Chapman, Maria Weston, 1806-1885, recipient
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Topics: Chapman, Maria Weston, 1806-1885, Hildreth, Richard, 1807-1865, Antislavery movements, Women...
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Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
Jul 1, 2022 May, Samuel, 1810-1899; Weston, Anne Warren, 1812-1890, recipient
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Topics: Weston, Anne Warren, 1812-1890, May, Samuel, 1810-1899, American Anti-Slavery Society, Antislavery...
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Jun 19, 2022 Taride, A., editor
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Cover title
Topics: Paris (France) -- Pictorial works, Versailles (France) -- Pictorial works
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Jun 18, 2022 Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616; Garrick, David, 1717-1779, librettist; Addison, John, 1766?-1844, arranger of music , composer; Smith, John Christopher, 1712-1795, composer; Arne, Thomas Augustine, 1710-1778, composer; Weldon, John, 1676-1736, composer; Chilcot, Thomas, approximately 1700-1766, composer; Stevens, R. J. S. (Richard John Samuel), 1757-1837, composer; Dibdin, Thomas, 1771-1841, composer; Purcell, Henry, 1659-1695, composer; Linley, Thomas, 1756-1778, composer; Jackson, William,...
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Topics: Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616, Songs with piano, Choruses, Secular (Mixed voices, 4 parts) with...
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Jun 6, 2022 Elizabeth; Weston, Anne Warren, 1812-1890, recipient
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Topics: Weston, Anne Warren, 1812-1890, Elizabeth, Anti-slavery fairs, Antislavery movements, Women...
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Books to Borrow
May 19, 2022 Pike Family Association
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Imprint varies
Topic: Pike family
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May 19, 2022
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Caption title
Topics: Bartlett family, Bartlett, Ralph S
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May 18, 2022 Bailey & Noyes, publisher
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In printed wrappers; cover & title vignettes; ornamental border on page [1] of wrapper; series statement at head of page [1] of wrapper; alphabet on title verso
Topics: Riddles, Juvenile, Riddles, American
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May 18, 2022 Hayward, William Robertson, composer; Macfarlane, J. R. (John Reid), 1800-1841, composer
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For voice and piano
Topics: Songs (Medium voice) with piano, Ballads, English
Medieval and Early Renaissance Manuscripts
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188 leaves : paper ; 268 x 197 (177 x 123) mm bound to 28 cm.
Topics: Francis, of Assisi, Saint, 1182-1226, Peter Martyr, Saint, approximately 1205-1252, Clare, of...
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
Apr 30, 2022 Weston, Miss; Weston, Miss, recipient
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Topics: Weston, Miss, Robeson, Andrew, Mrs, Antislavery movements, Women abolitionists
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Apr 28, 2022 Rodman, Miss; Weston, Deborah, b.1814 recipient
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Topics: Weston, Deborah, b. 1814, Rodman, Miss, Antislavery movements, Women abolitionists
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Apr 27, 2022 May, Samuel, 1810-1899; Burleigh, Charles C. (Charles Calistus), 1810-1878, recipient
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Topics: May, Samuel, 1810-1899, Burleigh, Charles C. (Charles Calistus), 1810-1878, American Anti-Slavery...
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Apr 26, 2022 Quincy, Edmund, 1808-1877; Weston, Caroline, 1808-1882, recipient
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Topics: Weston, Caroline, 1808-1882, Quincy, Edmund, 1808-1877, Antislavery movements, Women abolitionists
Source: bplscas
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Apr 26, 2022 Child, Mrs. (Lydia Maria), 1802-1880; Chapman, Maria Weston, 1806-1885. recipient
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Topics: Child, Mrs. (Lydia Maria), 1802-1880, Chapman, Maria Weston, 1806-1885, Antislavery movements,...
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US Government Documents
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Topics: United States. Navy, United States. Marine Corps, United States. Naval Reserve Force, United...
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Apr 19, 2022 United States. Dept. of State
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Includes field staffs of Foreign Service, U. S. missions to international organizations, Agency for International Development, ACTION, U.S. Information Agency, Peace Corps, Foreign Agricultural Service, and Department of Army, Navy and Air Force
Topic: Consuls -- United States
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Apr 19, 2022 United States. Dept. of State
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Includes field staffs of Foreign Service, U. S. missions to international organizations, Agency for International Development, ACTION, U.S. Information Agency, Peace Corps, Foreign Agricultural Service, and Department of Army, Navy and Air Force
Topic: Consuls -- United States
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Apr 19, 2022 United States. Dept. of State
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Includes field staffs of Foreign Service, U. S. missions to international organizations, Agency for International Development, ACTION, U.S. Information Agency, Peace Corps, Foreign Agricultural Service, and Department of Army, Navy and Air Force
Topic: Consuls -- United States
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Apr 19, 2022 United States. Dept. of State
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Includes field staffs of Foreign Service, U. S. missions to international organizations, Agency for International Development, ACTION, U.S. Information Agency, Peace Corps, Foreign Agricultural Service, and Department of Army, Navy and Air Force
Topic: Consuls -- United States
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Apr 19, 2022 United States. Dept. of State
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Includes field staffs of Foreign Service, U. S. missions to international organizations, Agency for International Development, ACTION, U.S. Information Agency, Peace Corps, Foreign Agricultural Service, and Department of Army, Navy and Air Force
Topic: Consuls -- United States
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Apr 19, 2022 United States. Dept. of State
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Includes field staffs of Foreign Service, U. S. missions to international organizations, Agency for International Development, ACTION, U.S. Information Agency, Peace Corps, Foreign Agricultural Service, and Department of Army, Navy and Air Force
Topic: Consuls -- United States
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Apr 19, 2022 United States. Dept. of State
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Includes field staffs of Foreign Service, U. S. missions to international organizations, Agency for International Development, ACTION, U.S. Information Agency, Peace Corps, Foreign Agricultural Service, and Department of Army, Navy and Air Force
Topic: Consuls -- United States
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Boston Public Library
Apr 19, 2022 Ingersoll, Robert Green, 1833-1899; American Free Religius Society; Adunata dei Refrattari Collection (Boston Public Library)
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L'Adunata dei Refrattari Collection
Topic: Philosophy and religion
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Boston Public Library Interlibrary Loan
Apr 19, 2022 Hasak, Max (Maximilian F. J.), 1856-1934
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171 p. : cm
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Topic: Ko˜lner Dom
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