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Collection Reference Number GLC08741
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1791 
Title The American Museum, or Universal Magazine
Date February 1791
Author Carey, Mathew (1760-1839)  
Document Type Newspapers and Magazines
Content Description Disbound. Consists of pages 62-116. Printed by Carey. Contains essays on happiness, Lord Chesterfield's letters, astronomy, the microscope, and English literature, among various other topics. One essay, appearing on pages 99-107, is titled "The negro equalled by few Europeans."
Subjects Literature and Language Arts  Science and Technology  Space  African American History  
People Carey, Mathew (1760-1839)  
Place written Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Theme Science, Technology, Invention; Arts & Literature; African Americans
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Additional Information Matthew Carey began as publisher of the Pennsylvania Evening Herald in 1785, but soon left the newspaper to found his own publishing enterprise.
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859