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An essay on the causes of the variety of complexion and figure in the human species. To which are added, animadversions on certain remarks made on the first edition of this essay, by Mr. Charles White, in a series of discourses delivered before the Literary and Philosophical Society of Manchester in England. Also, Strictures on Lord Kaims' [sic] discourse on the original diversity of mankind. And an appendix

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Author
Smith, Samuel Stanhope,
Edition
The 2d ed., enl. and improved.
Date of Publication
1810.
Call Number
816 S659
Author
Smith, Samuel Stanhope,
Edition
The 2d ed., enl. and improved.
Place of Publication
New-Brunswick [N. J.]
Publisher
Published by J. Simpson and Co.; [etc., etc.] L. Deare, printer,
Date of Publication
1810.
Physical Description
411 p. ; 22 cm.
Notes
"Strictures on Lord Kaims' [i. e. Kames'] discourse on the original diversity of mankind": p. [307]-349.
"Appendix. Of the natural bravery and fortitude of the American Indians": p. [351]-411.
First published in Philadelphia in 1787.
"Remarks on certain strictures made on the first edition of this essay, by Mr. Charles White" (p. [247]-306) was published in London in 1799 under title: An account of the regular gradation in man, and in different animals and vegetables.
Subjects
Kames, Henry Home, - Lord.
White, Charles, - 1728-1813.
Kames, Henry Home, - Lord, - 1696-1782.
Anthropology
Monogenism and polygenism.
Human skin color.
Indians.
Additional Corporate Author
American Philosophical Society.
Location
Lancaster History Library - Rare Books
Call Number
816 S659
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Collection
Quarter Sessions
Object ID
NOV 1887 F054 QS
Description Level
Item
Collection
Quarter Sessions
System of Arrangement
Organized by Court of Quarter Sessions term.
Arranged by case number within each term.
Year
1887
People
Smith, Samuel
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
NOV 1887 F054 QS
Case Number
54.000
Classification
RG 02-00 0908
Location
Archives
Additional Notes
Desertion
2 items, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
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War of 1812 Militia Trials
Object ID
Militia 1815 F064
Description Level
Item
Collection
War of 1812 Militia Trials
Admin/Biographical History
Originating office not determined.
Court martial records of the Pennsylvania Militia from the War of 1812. Docket book entries include charges, pleadings, witness accounts, court minutes, and judgments. Summons papers include defendant's name, name of commanding officer, appearance date, and amount of fine.
System of Arrangement
Arranged by regiment and company, then numerically by case number.
Year
1815
People
Smith, Samuel
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
Militia 1815 F064
Case Number
121.000
Classification
RG 99-00 0244
Location
Archives
Container
001
Box Number
001
Additional Notes
Captain Hammer's Company.
Colonel Hay's Regiment.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
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Collection
Indictments
Object ID
NOV 1836 F017
Description Level
Item
Collection
Indictments
System of Arrangement
Organized by Court of Quarter Sessions term.
Arranged by case number within each term.
Year
1836
People
Smith, John W.
Smith, Samuel
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
NOV 1836 F017
Parent Object ID
INDICTMENTS
Case Number
15.000
Classification
RG 02-00 0933
Location
Archives
Additional Notes
Larceny
alias: Smith, Samuel
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
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Collection
Indictments
Object ID
NOV 1836 F018
Description Level
Item
Collection
Indictments
System of Arrangement
Organized by Court of Quarter Sessions term.
Arranged by case number within each term.
Year
1836
People
Smith, John W.
Smith, Samuel
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
NOV 1836 F018
Parent Object ID
INDICTMENTS
Case Number
16.000
Classification
RG 02-00 0933
Location
Archives
Additional Notes
Larceny
alias: Smith, Samuel
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
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Administrators Accounts
Object ID
AdAcct 1825 F015 S
Description Level
Item
Collection
Administrators Accounts
System of Arrangement
Arranged alphabetically by year.
Year
1825
People
Smith, Samuel
Smith, Joseph Jr.
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Place
Drumore Twp.
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
AdAcct 1825 F015 S
Classification
RG 04-00 0150
Location
Archives
Container
344
Box Number
344
Additional Notes
Smith, Joseph Jr. Administrator.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
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Collection
Administrators Accounts
Object ID
AdAcct 1839 F024 S
Description Level
Item
Collection
Administrators Accounts
System of Arrangement
Arranged alphabetically by year.
Year
1839
People
Smith, Samuel
Smith, Joseph Jr.
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Place
Drumore Twp.
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
AdAcct 1839 F024 S
Classification
RG 04-00 0150
Location
Archives
Container
352
Box Number
352
Additional Notes
Smith, Joseph Jr. Administrator.
2 items, 2 pieces
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
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Collection
Quarter Sessions
Object ID
NOV 1893 F007 QS
Description Level
Item
Collection
Quarter Sessions
System of Arrangement
Organized by Court of Quarter Sessions term.
Arranged by case number within each term.
Year
1893
People
Smith, Samuel
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
NOV 1893 F007 QS
Case Number
2.000
Classification
RG 02-00 0908
Location
Archives
Additional Notes
Surety of the peace.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
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Collection
Quarter Sessions
Object ID
NOV 1893 F008 QS
Description Level
Item
Collection
Quarter Sessions
System of Arrangement
Organized by Court of Quarter Sessions term.
Arranged by case number within each term.
Year
1893
People
Smith, Samuel
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
NOV 1893 F008 QS
Case Number
3.000
Classification
RG 02-00 0908
Location
Archives
Additional Notes
Assault and battery.
1 item, 1 piece
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
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Collection
Administrators Accounts
Object ID
AdAcct 1893 F038 S
Description Level
Item
Collection
Administrators Accounts
System of Arrangement
Only administrators' account.
1 item, 2 pieces
Year
1893
People
Smith, Samuel Sr.
Smith, Barton K.
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Place
Caernarvon Twp.
Physical Characteristics
1 item, 1 piece
Object Name
Documents
Language
English
Condition
Fair
Object ID
AdAcct 1893 F038 S
Location
Archives
Container
389
Box Number
389
Additional Notes
Smith, Barton K. Administrator.
3 items, 2 pieces
Access Conditions / Restrictions
Request at Reference Desk; photocopy made by staff member.
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