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6 edition of Amasa Walker"s splendid garment found in the catalog.

Amasa Walker"s splendid garment

by Emily Chetkowski

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Published by A.C. Hood & Co. in Chambersburg, Pa .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Massachusetts
    • Subjects:
    • Walker, Amasa, 1799-1875 -- Juvenile fiction.,
    • Walker, Amasa, 1799-1875 -- Fiction.,
    • Coats -- Fiction.,
    • Massachusetts -- Fiction.

    • About the Edition

      In 1811 in Massachusetts, twelve-year-old Amasa Walker is amazed at how much work is involved when his mother decides to make him a new coat.

      Edition Notes

      StatementEmily Chetkowski ; illustrated by Dawn Peterson.
      GenreJuvenile fiction., Fiction.
      ContributionsPeterson, Dawn, ill.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPZ7.C42554 Am 2003
      The Physical Object
      Pagination40 p. :
      Number of Pages40
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3695964M
      ISBN 100911469214
      LC Control Number2003102318

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      Francis Amasa Walker, Political Economy [] Also in the Library: The rude covering of skins is replaced by the comely garment of woven stuffs; and these, in the progress of luxury, by the most splendid fabrics of human skill. In a thousand forms wealth is created by the whole energy of the community, quickened by a zeal greater than that. WALKER, Amasa, a Representative from Massachusetts; born in East Woodstock, Conn., May 4, ; moved with his parents to North Brookfield, Mass.; attended the district school; in entered commercial life in North Brookfield; in moved to Boston, where he engaged in mercantile pursuits until ; delegate to the Democratic National Convention in ; delegate to the first.

      Find a Grave, database and images (: accessed), memorial page for Amasa Walker (4 May –29 Oct ), Find a Grave Memorial no. , citing North Brookfield Cemetery, North Brookfield, Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.


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This book takes Amasa and his bundle of wool through all the processes involved in making woolen garments before the industrial revolution.4/4(3).

The book uses some old terminology with definitions listed at the bottom of each page, and includes Amasa Walker's inspiring biography in the back. 'Amasa Walker's Splendid Garment' is often used by teachers during early American studies. "Students appreciate the opportunity to listen to a true story written from the point of view of a young boy.4/5(3).

This is a Young Adult History book, based on a child getting a new coat in Colonial times in New England- it must be constructed, from shearing the sheep's wool to carding, weaving, and sewing the resulting cloth into Amasa'a coat. The author gives the child a bright and friendly persona and the book is quite entertaining as well as educational!4/5(3).

Peterson, Dawn Chetkowski, Emily Chetkowski, Emily Amasa Walker's Splendid Garment. All of this took over six months and required Amasa to travel over 80 miles on horseback.

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