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1Title:  The Columbian Plutarch: or, An exemplification of several distinguished American characters    
 Creator:  Woodward, Thomas. 
 Caldwell, Charles, 1772-1853
 Publication:  Printed for the author, by Clark & Raser, Philadelphia,1819. 
 Notes:  "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. Includes lives of the naturalist John Bartram and the physicians David Ramsay and Benjamin Rush, the latter adapted from Caldwell. 
 Call #:  E176 W912 
 Extent:  vi, [2], 311 p. ; 18 cm. 
 Subjects:  United States -- Biography | Imprints, Early American To 1820
 
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2Title:  The American Nepos: a collection of the lives of the most remarkable and the most eminent men, who have contributed to the discovery, the settlement, and the independence of America : calculated for the use of schools    
 Creator:  Wilmer, James Jones, 1750-1814 
 Publication:  A. Miltenberger, and John Vance & Co, Baltimore,1811. 
 Call #:  E176 W743A 
 Extent:  408 p. ; 17 cm. 
 Subjects:  United States -- Biography | Imprints, Early American To 1820
 
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3Title:  The American Nepos: a collection of the lives of the most remarkable and the most eminent men, who have contributed to the discovery, the settlement, and the independence of America    
 Creator:  Wilmer, James Jones, 1750-1814 
 Publication:  Published by G. Dobbin & Murphy, Baltimore,1806. 
 Notes:  Attributed to James Jones Wilmer. cf. Shaw & Shoemaker, 11884. 
 Call #:  B 1478 
 Extent:  [4], xi, [1], 384 p. ; 18 cm. 
 Subjects:  United States -- Biography | Imprints, Early American To 1820
 
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4Title:  The new American biographic dictionary: or, Memoirs of many of the most eminent persons that have ever lived in this or any other nation    
 Creator:  Kingston, John. 
 Publication:  Printed for John Kingston, and sold at his book and stationary store, 164, Market-street. Warner and Hanna, print, Baltimore,1810. 
 Call #:  B 6872 
 Extent:  303 p. front. (port.) 14 cm. 
 Subjects:  Biography | United States -- Biography | Imprints, Early American To 1820
 
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5Title:  Delaplaine's repository of the lives and portraits of distinguished American characters    
 Creator:  Delaplaine, Joseph, 1777-1824 
 Publication:  Philadelphia,1815-16. 
 Notes:  Issued in 3 pt. Part 2 of vol. 2 apparently never issued. cf. Sabin and Rich. Vol. 2 has title: Delaplaine's repository of ... distinguished Americans. Engr. t.-p. Vol. 2 not dated. 
 Call #:  E206 D338 
 Extent:  2 v. in 3. front, 18 port. 28 cm. 
 Subjects:  United States -- Biography | United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Biography | Imprints, Early American To 1820
 
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