Handwritten Copy of the Excerpts on the "The Importance of Historical Knowledge," [n.d.].

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Notation at the top of page 1, "Self esteem largely developed [...] Philadelphia [...]"

There are many editions of the work. The exact passage confirmed in the work: Whelpley, Samuel, 1766-1817. A compend of history from the earliest times, comprehending a general view of the present state of the world, with respect to civilization, religion, and government : and a brief dissertation on the importance of historical knowledge. Philadelphia : Kimber & Conrad, 1808, p. 159-162. [Google ebook]

6th ed., 1822:
Whelpley, Samuel, 1766-1817. A compend of history from the earliest times, comprehending a general view of the present state of the world, with respect to civilization, religion, and government : and a brief dissertation on the importance of historical knowledge. Boston, Richardson & Lord, 1822, p. 212-216.
https://archive.org/stream/compendofhistory00whel#page/212/mode/2up

See continued passages of writer's copy from work.










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