Work of the Fellows: Biographies

The Book-Peddling Parson: An Account of the Life and Works of Mason Locke Weems, Patriot, Pitchman, Author, and Purveyor of Morality to the Citizenry of the Early United States of America

By Lewis Leary (NHC Fellow, 1978–79)

Chapel Hill, NC: Algonquin Books, 1984

From the publisher’s description:

Describes the efforts of Mason Locke Weems to distribute books across the United States during the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries

Subjects
History / Publishing / American Literature / M. L. (Mason Locke) Weems /

Leary, Lewis (NHC Fellow, 1978–79). The Book-Peddling Parson: An Account of the Life and Works of Mason Locke Weems, Patriot, Pitchman, Author, and Purveyor of Morality to the Citizenry of the Early United States of America. Chapel Hill, NC: Algonquin Books, 1984.