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The American Geography

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A view of the present situation of the United States of America, containing astronomical geography, geographical definitions, discovery, and general description. Included is a particular description of Kentucky, the Western territory, map of the…

Letter from William Clark to Jonathan Clark, 14 September 1811

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William Clark writes his brother, Jonathan Clark, from St. Louis, Missouri, that William Preston has been there on a visit but doesn't care for the area, and likely will settle near Jonathan in the Louisville area. Reports that Indian affairs are…

Letter from Samuel McDowell, 20 December 1813

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McDowell describes the health of Kentucky volunteers under Governor Shelby and conditions on the campaign Harrison led against the British and Indians in Canada. He tells of the sickness and fever that has afflicted many men of the militia, and that…

Map of the United States in North America with the British, French, and Spanish dominions adjoining, according to the Treaty of 1783

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From New South Wales and St. James Bay in the North to the Carolinas and northern Florida in the South and west to the Mississippi River.
Map shows towns, rivers, creeks, and frontier forts.

A map of the British American plantations…

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A map of the British American plantations, extending from Boston in New England to Georgia, including all the back settlements in the respective provinces, as far as the Mississippi. From "Gentleman's Magazine" 4 July 1754. Shows rivers, mountains,…

Letter from George Rogers Clark to George Mason, 19 November 1779

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Sketches of the enterprise and proceedings in the Illinois Country by Colonel George Rogers Clark, Commander of that Expedition, in a letter to Colonel George Mason of Gunston Hall, Virginia. In this letter, Clark writes about the origins of the…