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Image 5 of Check list of Kentucky imprints, 1811-1820, with notes in supplement to the Check list of 1787-1810 imprints

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vii them broadsides) of which copies have not yet been located. Of these unlo- _ cated items, 16 are known as yet only from contemporary advertisements of them or other acceptable evidence that they were actually printed. The 406 located items are distributed among 158 libraries and 24 private V collections. Of the located items, 204 are thus far known from single copies only. These "singletons" include 44 of the broadsides (4 broadsides have been E. found in 2 copies each) and also 55 single copies of the minutes of various Baptist associations. But there still remain over a hundred other items, many of them of considerable bibliographical or historical interest, of which only single copies can be recorded at this writing. . ` Nineteen Kentucky libraries and 15 private collections in Kentucky have . been found to contain 201 of the 406 located titles, including 57 of those that are knovn in single copies only——50 distributed among 7 libraries and 7 in 4 private collections. 0ut of 64 titles of which only 2 copies are record- ed, 55 are represented in 7 Kentucky libraries and 5 private collections. In one case, both of the two known copies are in Kentucky libraries. The most widely distributed title in the present list is no. 612, of which a total of 56 copies have been located in 54 collections. No. 728 has 59 copies in 58 locations; nos. 594 and 555 are found in 27 locations; nos. 504 and 646 in 26; nos. 508 and 685 in 25; nos. 450, 468, 691, and 725 in 24; nos. 590 and 676 in 25; nos. 415, 605, 726, and 761 in 22. Other titles of which ten or more copies have been found are nos. 455 (18 copies), 564 and 601 (15 copies), 511, 584, 681, and 745 (14 copies), 549 (15 coiies), 458, 641, and 729 (12 copies), 454, 620, 642, 712, and 721 (11 copies), and 767 (10 copies). Of these 55 titles that have best withstood the test of surviv41, 19 are lsv books (session laws, collected statutes, court reports, and the like), 7