Excerpt from American History, Vol 6 Revolt of the ColoniesIT is the design of this work to narrate, m a clear, simple, and intelligible manner, the leading events connected with the history of our country, from the earliest periods, down, as nearly as prac ticable, to the present time The several volumes will be illustrated with all necessary maps and with numerous engravings, and the work is in tended to comprise, in a distinct and connected narrative, all that it is essential for the general reader to understand in respect to the subject of it, while for those who have time for extended studies, it may serve as an introduction to other and copious sources of information.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books Find at www.forgottenbooks.comThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work Forgotten Books uses state of the art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works. Read American History, Vol. 6: Revolt of the Colonies (Classic Reprint) – heartforum.co.uk
Abbott was born at Hallowell, Maine to Jacob and Betsey Abbott He graduated from Bowdoin College in 1820 studied at Andover Theological Seminary in 1821, 1822, and 1824 was tutor in 1824 1825, and from 1825 to 1829 was professor of mathematics and natural philosophy at Amherst College was licensed to preach by the Hampshire Association in 1826 founded the Mount Vernon School for Young Ladies in Boston in 1829, and was principal of it in 1829 1833 was pastor of Eliot Congregational Church which he founded , at Roxbury, Massachusetts in 1834 1835 and was, with his brothers, a founder, and in 1843 1851 a principal of Abbott s Institute, and in 1845 1848 of the Mount Vernon School for Boys, in New York City.He was a prolific author, writing juvenile fiction, brief histories, biographies, religious books for the general reader, and a few works in popular science He died in Farmington, Maine, where he had spent part of his time after 1839, and where his brother, Samuel Phillips Abbott, founded the Abbott School.His Rollo Books, such as Rollo at Work, Rollo at Play, Rollo in Europe, etc., are the best known of his writings, having as their chief characters a representative boy and his associates In them Abbott did for one or two generations of young American readers a service not unlike that performed earlier, in England and America, by the authors of Evenings at Home, The History of Sandford and Merton, and the The Parent s Assistant.Fewacres in 1906, Abbott s residence at Farmington, MaineHis brothers, John Stevens Cabot Abbott and Gorham Dummer Abbott, were also authors His sons, Benjamin Vaughan Abbott, Austin Abbott, both eminent lawyers, Lyman Abbott, and Edward Abbott, a clergyman, were also well known authors.
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