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Sparks, Jared 1789-1866

Overview
Works: 797 works in 1,864 publications in 4 languages and 20,707 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Sources  Records and correspondence  Periodicals  Bibliography  Controversial literature  Manuscripts  Sermons  Portraits 
Roles: Author, Editor, Former owner, Signer, Correspondent, Inscriber, Other, Composer, for, Translator
Classifications: AP2, 051
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The life of George Washington by Jared Sparks( Book )

161 editions published between 1837 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 1,039 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biography of George Washington (1732-1799), first President of the United States. Vol. 2 contains chapters 21-40, covering the period between the summer of 1776 (and the subsequent winter at Valley Forge) to the death of George Washington after his presidency. Thus this volume covers most of his command of the Revolutionary Army, his chairmanship of the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia, and his two terms as President. The chapters chiefly deal with his military and political life, rather than his personal life
The library of American biography by Jared Sparks( Book )

49 editions published between 1834 and 1864 in English and held by 708 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The writings of George Washington : being his correspondence, addresses, messages, and other papers official and private : selected and published from the original manuscripts : with a life of the author, notes, and illustrations by Jared Sparks( Book )

46 editions published between 1833 and 1858 in English and held by 700 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the sixth book in the 12-volume set of George Washington's writings. This volume features his letters to the Marquis de Lafayette, correspondence with Major-General Sullivan and more
Correspondence of the American Revolution : being letters of eminent men to George Washington, from the time of his taking command of the army to the end of his presidency by Jared Sparks( Book )

20 editions published between 1853 and 1975 in English and held by 577 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Manuscript of "The Correspondence of the American Revolution: Being Letters of Eminent Men to George Washington, from the Time of his Taking Command of the Army to the End of his Presidency," edited by Sparks (Boston: Little, Brown, 1853). The four volumes contain the manuscript copies of the letters with editorial notations which were used for publication
The life of John Ledyard, the American traveller comprising selections from his journals and correspondence by Jared Sparks( Book )

35 editions published between 1827 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 537 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reisebeschreibung, Nordamerika, 19. Jahrhundert
The life of Benjamin Franklin by Benjamin Franklin( Book )

38 editions published between 1840 and 1860 in English and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A reply to the strictures of Lord Mahon and others : on the mode of editing the writings of Washington by Jared Sparks( Book )

17 editions published between 1852 and 2000 in English and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The North American review( )

in English and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vols. 277-230, no. 2 include Stuff and nonsense, v. 5-6, no. 8, Jan. 1929-Aug. 1930
The Unitarian miscellany and Christian monitor( )

in English and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Miscellany was edited by Jared Sparks until 1823 and was continued through Dec. 1824 by F.W.P. Greenwood. It published articles on doctrine, discussions of Calvinism, and much on Unitarianism, including the history of Unitarianism, as well as sermons, memoirs, letters, essays, poetry, obituary notices, and ordinations. Cf. American periodicals, 1741-1900
Life of John Eliot, the apostle to the Indians by Convers Francis( Book )

6 editions published between 1836 and 1936 in English and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Remarks on a "Reprint of the original letters from Washington to Joseph Reed : during the American revolution, referred to in the pamphlets of Lord Mahon and Mr. Sparks" by Jared Sparks( Book )

10 editions published in 1853 in English and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lectures on modern history; from the irruption of the northern nation to the close of the American revolution by William Smyth( Book )

25 editions published between 1841 and 1860 in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Letter to Lord Mahon : being an answer to his letter addressed to the editor of Washington's writings by Jared Sparks( Book )

10 editions published between 1852 and 2000 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life and treason of Benedict Arnold by Jared Sparks( Book )

25 editions published between 1835 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Though this volume is a biography of Colonel Benedict Arnold, the author outlines it as specifically an account of his later treasonous acts against America. This account is a scholarly compilation of information from previous works as well as contemporary manuscripts
Catalogue of the library of Jared Sparks; with a list of the historical manuscripts collected by him and now deposited in the library of Harvard university by Jared Sparks( Book )

4 editions published in 1871 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Jared-Sparks

Jared Sparks American historian, educator, and Unitarian minister

Jared Sparks amerykański historyk

Jared Sparks US-amerikanischer Geschichtsschreiber

Sparks, J. 1789-1866

Sparks, J. (Jared), 1789-1866

Sparks, Jacob 1789-1866

Sparks, Jared

スパークス, ジエー

Languages
English (679)

French (27)

Hungarian (9)

German (4)

Covers
The life of Gouverneur Morris : with selections from his correspondence and miscellaneous papers ; detailing events in the American Revolution, the French Revolution, and in the political history of the United States.Correspondence of the American Revolution : being letters of eminent men to George Washington, from the time of his taking command of the army to the end of his presidencyThe life of John Ledyard, the American traveller comprising selections from his journals and correspondence