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A Poem on Industry. Addressed to the Citizens of the United States of America.
Philadelphia: Printed for Mathew Carey, 1794. - One of several poems by Humphreys (1752-1818), a founding member of the Hartford Wits, promoting America and advocating to its citizens a positive message for advancement of the new nation. Humphreys was a colonel in the Revolutionary War and served as Washington's aide-de-camp, and later in numerous foreign posts for the young government. 8vo, disbound, 22 pages + 1 leaf of publisher's ads. Evans 27145; Sabin 33813; Wegelin 225. [Attributes: First Edition]
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