Jacob Abbott - Links

Bibliography
Complete bibliography of works by Abbott
    At 19th-Century American Children and What They Read

Partial bibliography (titles only)
    At Valerie's Living Books (resources for homeschoolers)
        Includes some commentary, descriptions, and excerpts from volumes in Abbott's
        Makers of History series (the Makers of American history series, also described on that page, is not by Abbott)

Etexts
Aboriginal America (American History, vol 1) (1860)
    At Electronic Text Library, U of Virginia Library

    Another copy at Humanities Text Initiative, U of Michigan

Caleb in the Country
    At State University System of Florida (jpg and pdf images)

Ellen Linn: a Franconia story
    At State University System of Florida (jpg and pdf images)

Gentle measures in the management and training of the young (1871)
    Page images at Making of America (MOA)

Handie
    At 19th-Century American Children and What They Read

Harper Establishment
    At 19th-Century American Children and What They Read

History of Cleopatra, Queen of Egypt
    At State University System of Florida (jpg and pdf images)

    At Project Gutenberg

History of Darius the Great
    At State University System of Florida (jpg and pdf images)

History of Julius Caesar
    At State University System of Florida (jpg and pdf images)

History of King Charles the Second of England
    At Project Gutenberg

History of Romulus
    At State University System of Florida (jpg and pdf images)

Jonas on a Farm in Winter
    At State University System of Florida (jpg and pdf images)

Jonas's Stories: Related to Rollo and Lucy
    At State University System of Florida (jpg and pdf images)

Marco Paul's Travels on the Erie Canal (1852)
    At U of Rochester, History of the Erie Canal

    At State University System of Florida (jpg and pdf images)

Marco Paul's voyages & travels: Vermont (1852)
    Page images at MOA

Rainbow's Journey
    At 19th-Century American Children and What They Read

Rodolphus: a Franconia Story
    At State University System of Florida (jpg and pdf images)

Rollo at Play: Safe Amusements
    At Project Gutenberg

Rollo Learning to Read
    At 19th-Century American Children and What They Read

Rollo's Travels
    At 19th-Century American Children and What They Read

Selling Lucky
    At 19th-Century American Children and What They Read

The teacher. Moral influences employed in the instruction and government of the young (1873)
    Page images at MOA

Three Pines
    At 19th-Century American Children and What They Read

Up the River
    At 19th-Century American Children and What They Read

Young Christian
    At Evangelical Gleanings, Blessed Hope Ministries

Illustrated New Testament (1878) - John S. C. Abbott and Jacob Abbott
    At Restoration Movement

    Another copy at Studylight.org (more difficult to navigate)

Excerpts from books
From The Cornerstone
    At Jacksonian Miscellanies #4

Magazine articles
Assorted articles from Harper's New Monthly Magazine, 1852-1871
    Page images at MOA
Includes "Electric Light"; "Freaks of Lightning"; "Inveigling Nature..."; "Lyell and Geology"; "Memoir of Babylon", "Memoir of Damascus", "Memoirs of the Holy Land" (in 6 parts) "Memoirs of the Holy Land - Bethlehem"; "Military Pyrotechnics of Farmer Days"; "Mysteries of a Thunder-Shower"; "Negative in Photography"; "New Theory of Heat"; "Ocean Steamer"; "Rodolphus" (a Franconia story) (in 3 parts); "Rome"; "Siren of Science"; "Spectroscope"; "Spots in the Sun"; "Stricken Heart"; also some of John S. C. Abbott's articles


Biographical information
Brief biography of Abbott, with lengthy excerpt from the first chapter of The Teacher
    At Jacksonian Miscellanies #79

Commentary
"Books for Children," "Cambridge History of English and American Lit (1907-21 ed.), vol. 16
    At Bartleby.com
    Includes approximately one paragraph on Jacob Abbott and Samuel Goodrich

"Reverend Jacob Abbott"
    At Rootsweb Genealogocial Data Cooperative
    Article (?) from Sprague's Journal of Maine History, Vol. 7, No. 1 (1919): 51-52.
    Bare-bones biography of Abbott plus short excerpts from "New England And Her Institutions, By One Of Her Sons" (1835), attributed to Abbott.

    Another copy (at bottom of page)

Miscellaneous
Abbott's House (in disrepair)
Photo from 2000 of the Abbott house at 61 Winthrop Street, Kennebec County, Hallowell historic district in disrepair

And the follow-up
The town's decision to sell the house to fund further "renovation, construction, expansion, abatement or demolition of structures at the Stevens School Campus in Hallowell"

Sophia’s Choice :
An Annotated Bibliography of Books Owned and/or Read by Sophia Smith (1796-1870)
    No. 24 on the list is Abbott's Cornerstone, with some markings by Smith


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