Walker, Robert, : Analysis of researches into the orgin and progress of historical time, from the creation to the acccession of C. Caligula : An attempt to ascertain the dates of the more notable events in ancient universal history of astronomical calculation; the mean quantity of generations, proportionate to the standard of natural life, in the several ages of the world; magistracies, national epochs, &c.; and to connect, by an accurate chronololgy, the times of the Hebrews with those of the co-existent pagan empires; interspersed with remarks on Archbishop Usher's annals of the Old and New Testament. Subjoined is an appendix, containing stricutures on Sir Issac Newton's chronology of ancient kingdoms, and on Mr. Falconer's chonological tables, from Solomon to the death of Alexander the Great. By the Rev. Robert Walker, rector of Shingham, Norfolk.
Walker, Robert, : Reverend sir, the publick having been encouraged to expect a new edition of The parochial history of the county of Cornwall, by Mr. William Hals, of merther, in that county, deceased, and there appearing to be in his manuscripts of it many things with may be well omitted, as they do not immediately fall under that subject, and also some things wanting which may be added with advantage to a work of this kind, I take leave to request the favour of your communicating to me whatever you think may be acceptable to the publick on this subject....