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The Resource Along the Potomac River : extracts from the Maryland Gazette, 1728-1799, Edith Moore Sprouse

Along the Potomac River : extracts from the Maryland Gazette, 1728-1799, Edith Moore Sprouse

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Along the Potomac River : extracts from the Maryland Gazette, 1728-1799
Title
Along the Potomac River
Title remainder
extracts from the Maryland Gazette, 1728-1799
Statement of responsibility
Edith Moore Sprouse
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Subject
Language
eng
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MSI
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maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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Along the Potomac River : extracts from the Maryland Gazette, 1728-1799, Edith Moore Sprouse
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Publication
Note
  • "During the colonial period, residents of Northern Virginia were more closely connected with their neighbors across the Potomac River than they were with the people of the lower Tidewater because of the distance to the Virginia capitol in Williamsburg... Virginians were able to find more news of local interest in the Maryland Gazette which had been published since 1728 in Annapolis... the river served as a highway in the eighteenth century-- men owned land on either side of its waters, frequently visited back and forth, and often, ... The Maryland capitol of Annapolis was much closer than Virginia's Williamsburg, and the Maryland Gazette covered in detail the news of interest to citizens and merchants of Fairfax County and the town of Alexandria"--P. iii
  • Includes index
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
vi, 151 pages
Isbn
9781585496884
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
map
System control number
ocm48386846
Label
Along the Potomac River : extracts from the Maryland Gazette, 1728-1799, Edith Moore Sprouse
Publication
Note
  • "During the colonial period, residents of Northern Virginia were more closely connected with their neighbors across the Potomac River than they were with the people of the lower Tidewater because of the distance to the Virginia capitol in Williamsburg... Virginians were able to find more news of local interest in the Maryland Gazette which had been published since 1728 in Annapolis... the river served as a highway in the eighteenth century-- men owned land on either side of its waters, frequently visited back and forth, and often, ... The Maryland capitol of Annapolis was much closer than Virginia's Williamsburg, and the Maryland Gazette covered in detail the news of interest to citizens and merchants of Fairfax County and the town of Alexandria"--P. iii
  • Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
vi, 151 pages
Isbn
9781585496884
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
map
System control number
ocm48386846

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