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Medical Flora, or Manual of the Medical Botany of the United States of North America

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Manual of the medical botany of the United States, containing excerpts about American Maidenhair, common hemlock, common dogwood, yellow ladies' slipper, common strawberry, american pennyroyal, common dandelion, and sweet water-lily.

Indian Wars of the West

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"Containing biographical sketches of those pioneers who headed the western settlers in repelling the attacks of the savages, together with a view of the character, manners, monuments, and antiquities of the western Indians."

Letters from the West

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Containing sketches of scenery, manners, and customs, and anecdotes connected with the first settlements of the western sections of the United States.

History of the Backwoods, or, the Region of the Ohio: authentic, from the earliest accounts

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History of the Ohio Rivery Valley from early accounts. Includes many events, notices of prominent pioneers, sketches of early settlements, etc.

Letter from Constantine Rafinesque to Charles Wilkins Short, 21 December 1819

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Letter from Constantine Rafinesque to Charles Wilkins Short in which he discusses plant naming and advises Short to keep a journal to track vegetation.

Letter from Constantine Rafinesque to Charles Wilkins Short, 20 November 1819

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Letter from Constantine Rafinesque to Charles Wilkins Short, in which he writes of his discovery of new plants in Kentucky. He names a plant after Dr. Short, and asks him for more plant samples.

Report of the committee appointed on the tenth ultimo, of the memorial of the legislature of Kentucky, 19 March 1806

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Denies the request of the Kentucky legislature for aid in opening a canal to avoid the rapids of the Ohio river.