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Drake, Samuel Adams 1833-1905

Overview
Works: 132 works in 745 publications in 1 language and 19,247 library holdings
Genres: History  Juvenile works  Local history  Biographies 
Roles: Author, Editor, Composer
Classifications: F4.6, 973.25
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A book of New England legends and folk lore, in prose and poetry by Samuel Adams Drake( Book )

55 editions published between 1884 and 2010 in English and held by 810 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The border wars of New England : commonly called King William's and Queen Anne's wars by Samuel Adams Drake( Book )

30 editions published between 1897 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 601 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Old landmarks and historic personages of Boston by Samuel Adams Drake( Book )

45 editions published between 1872 and 2012 in English and held by 543 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

""Your Old Landmarks of Boston is a perfect storehouse of Information, "" Henry W. Longfellow told Samuel Adams Drake almost a century ago. That being true a hundred years ago, the praise is even more relevant today, when many of the old and venerated landmarks are gone, victims of time and progress in a rapidly changing world. One hundred years ago the author bemoaned the disappearance of the really historic buildings of Boston. This monumental history of Boston work was his appeal to the historical conscience. He wrote: ""For Fifty years our men of progress have been pulling down the old and b
Nooks and corners of the New England coast by Samuel Adams Drake( Book )

33 editions published between 1875 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The making of the great West; 1512-1883 by Samuel Adams Drake( Book )

56 editions published between 1887 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Our colonial homes by Samuel Adams Drake( Book )

11 editions published between 1893 and 2012 in English and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Old Boston taverns and tavern clubs by Samuel Adams Drake( Book )

16 editions published between 1886 and 2013 in English and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bunker Hill : the story told in letters from the battle field by British officers engaged by Samuel Adams Drake( Book )

13 editions published between 1875 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This account of the battle is unique in the fact that it's written from the perspective of the British. The author includes letters and eye-witness accounts from a variety of officers who participated in the conflict
The making of New England, 1580-1643 by Samuel Adams Drake( Book )

28 editions published between 1886 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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The making of the Ohio Valley states, 1660-1837 by Samuel Adams Drake( Book )

33 editions published between 1894 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Compiled local and family histories from Clayton Library, Houston, Texas
Historic fields and mansions of Middlesex by Samuel Adams Drake( Book )

15 editions published between 1873 and 1994 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This is the third Heliotpye book published in the United States by Osgood."--Hanson Collection catalog, p. 47
The making of Virginia and the middle colonies, 1578-1701 by Samuel Adams Drake( Book )

14 editions published between 1893 and 2010 in English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Burgoyne's Invasion of 1777; with an outline sketch of the American Invasion of Canada, 1775-76 by Samuel Adams Drake( Book )

25 editions published between 1889 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historic mansions and highways around Boston. Being a new and rev. ed. of "Old landmarks and historic fields of Middlesex." by Samuel Adams Drake( Book )

9 editions published between 1899 and 1906 in English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Pine-tree coast by Samuel Adams Drake( Book )

17 editions published between 1890 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The heart of the White mountains; their legend and scenery by Samuel Adams Drake( Book )

11 editions published between 1882 and 2013 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The battle of Gettysburg, 1863 by Samuel Adams Drake( Book )

28 editions published between 1891 and 2016 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Battle of Gettysburg is Samuel Drake's recounting of one of the most famous battles of the Civil War. Drake brings you through the entire campaign, from the first march into Pennsylvania, to the final retreat of Lee and his forces. It is a brief but acute analysis and assessment of the encounter that brought about the end of the Confederacy. Book jacket
On Plymouth rock by Samuel Adams Drake( Book )

17 editions published between 1897 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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The making of New England by Samuel Adams Drake( Book )

8 editions published between 1896 and 2001 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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New England legends and folk lore in prose and poetry by Samuel Adams Drake( Book )

6 editions published between 1901 and 2001 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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A book of New England legends and folk lore, in prose and poetry
Alternative Names
Samuel Adams Drake American journalist and writer

Languages
English (467)

Covers
The border wars of New England : commonly called King William's and Queen Anne's warsOld landmarks and historic personages of BostonNooks and corners of the New England coastOld Boston taverns and tavern clubsThe making of New England, 1580-1643The making of the Ohio Valley states, 1660-1837The Pine-tree coastThe battle of Gettysburg, 1863