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- Subject is exactly "Ohio River Valley--Description and travel--19th century"
Pioneer history: being an account of the first examinations of the Ohio Valley, and the early settlement of the Northwest territory. Chiefly from original manuscripts, containing the papers of Col. George Morgan, those of Judge Baker, the diaries of Joseph Buell and John Mathews, the records of the Ohio Company &c.
Topics include La Salle's discovery of Ohio, Bouquet's expedition to Muskingum and Colonel George Croghan's report on his visit to the Western tribes,the first settlements in Ohio, crops planted, illnesses experienced, Native American attacks, etc.
Tags: agriculture, crops, disease, fever, illness, Native Americans, Ohio, Ohio River Valley, pamphlets, public health, settlement, smallpox
Travels on an inland voyage: through the states of New-York, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Ohio, Kentucky, and Tennessee and through the territories of Indiana, Louisiana, Mississippi and New- Orleans: performed in the years 1807 and 1808: including a tour of nearly six thousand miles
Covers travels through Ohio and Kentucky and observations on mammoth bones (antiquities), floating mills, land prices and navigating the Ohio. Covers types of river transportation and shipment of goods between Natchez and Kentucky.
Original contributions to the American pioneer
Reprinted from the American Pioneer
Tags: antiquities, Cincinnati, Fort Harmon, Ohio, Ohio River, Ohio River Valley, pamphlets, travel
Letters from the West
Containing sketches of scenery, manners, and customs, and anecdotes connected with the first settlements of the western sections of the United States.
Letters from the South and West
Contains observations on the first settlers of Kentucky as well as their cabins, crops, animals and customs.
Tags: agriculture, animals, crops, customs, farming, Frontier, pamphlets, pioneer, settlement
Travels through the Western Interior of the United States, from the year 1808 up to the year 1816
"Travels through the western interior of the United States, from the year 1808 up to the year 1816: with a particular description of a great part of Mexico, or New-Spain. Containing a particular account of thirteen different tribes of Indians through…
Letter from Constantine Rafinesque to Charles Wilkins Short, 17 July 1818
Letter from Constantine Rafinesque to Dr. Charles Wilkins Short in which he tells of his traveling through the western states. Rafinesque mentions his desire to meet Short in Lexington to see his plant specimens.
Letter from Constantine Rafinesque to Charles Wilkins Short, 21 December 1819
Letter from Constantine Rafinesque to Charles Wilkins Short in which he discusses plant naming and advises Short to keep a journal to track vegetation.
Tags: botany, Letters, Ohio River Valley, plants, science, vegetation
Sketch of a journey through the western states of North America, 1827
Sketch of a journey through the western states of North America: from New Orleans, by the Mississippi, Ohio, city of Cincinnati and falls of Niagara, to New York, in 1827. Contains a description of the new and flourishing city of Cincinnati, by…
Tags: Cincinnati, New Orleans, New York, pamphlets, travelogue
Letter, 3 April 1918
Mary Frances in Louisville, Kentucky, to Louis J. Discher, Co F 120 Infantry, Camp Sevier, S.C.