A chronological view of the world; exhibiting the leading events of universal history, the origin and progress of the arts and sciences, the obituary of distinguished men, and the periods in which they flourished. . . . Collected chiefly from the article "chronology" in the New Edinburgh Encyclopedia, edited by Sir. David Brester. . . .
Published by J. H. Colton
First published in 1845. Another edition: 1853 DLC, MiU, OClWHi, NcD, OO, PPM
"Joe Smith, the Mormon prophet, and Hiram his brother, confined in jail at Carthage, Ill., were murdered by a mob of 100 persons in disguise, June 27," p. 265
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