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
SubjectsHistory / 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.