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Elegy on the death of His Excellency Sir Timothy Dexter
|Statement||by Jonathan Plummer|
|Series||Early American imprints -- no. 11172|
|The Physical Object|
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Timothy Dexter, –, American merchant and eccentric, b. Malden, Mass. He gained a fortune from the American Revolution by buying up depreciated certificates of indebtedness that were afterward reclaimed at full value. He also gained money by shrewd mercantile transactions. He was styled "Lord Timothy Dexter" by his fellows, and he accepted the title. Early American Imprints, Series II: Shaw-Shoemaker—the major online resource for exploring nearly every aspect of early 19th-century America—has been vastly broadened. From th.
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The Life of Lord Timothy Dexter, with Sketches of the Eccentric Characters that Composed his Associates, including his own writings, "Dexter's Pickle for the knowing ones", &c., &c.
Boston: J. Tilton and Co. Dexter, Timothy; Quince, Peter (). A pickle for the knowing ones: or, Plain truths in a homespun dress. Tucker. 36 pagesChildren: 2. Elegy on the death of His Excellency Sir Timothy Dexter: together with a sketch of his character & a few reflectionsPrinted for and sold by the author Microform in English.
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Life of Timothy Dexter embracing sketches of the eccentric characters that composed his associates / by: Knapp, Samuel L. Published: () Elegy on the death of His Excellency Sir Timothy Dexter, together with a sketch of his character & a few reflections.
Excerpts from “The Life of Lord Timothy Dexter” () by Samuel Knapp. Timothy Dexter was born on Januand was undoubtedly the most eccentric person of his time. He aspired to join the upper classes of society, as many a fortunate blockhead had done before him, but he could not keep his mouth shut, and made no headway in his attempted progress to join the.
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A sermon, preach'd on Sunday Sept. 1,in Christ-church, Philadelphia; occasioned by the death of a beloved pupil, who departed this life, Augin the 16th year of his age.; viii, 16 p. People.
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streets of the United States, with some of his own works in print, and various other matters to sell, and as you found him in so humble a situation, making a figure so droll, and so much per-secuted, despised, hated, slandered, and defamed, with one 1 Samuel L. Knapp, The Life of Lord Timothy Dexter (Newburyport, ), Genealogy profile for Timothy Dexter.
Genealogy for Timothy Dexter ( - ) family tree on Geni, with over million profiles of ancestors and living relatives. People Projects Death: Octo (11 weeks) Malden, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA. A Pickle for the Knowing Ones, by Timothy Dexter (Gutenberg ebook) An elegiac epistle to the mourners, on the death of forty persons Together with a short account of that alarming disorder / By Jonathan Plummer, Jun.
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Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools.By John Dryden, Elegy, Death is unwelcome, he was not OLD enough to die, makes allusion to story about race where Nisus(oldham) slipped in a pool of blood and so his friend (dryden) won the race.
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