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- Tags: Ohio River Valley
History of the Ohio Rivery Valley from early accounts. Includes many events, notices of prominent pioneers, sketches of early settlements, etc.
"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."
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.
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.
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.
Report of the committee appointed on the tenth ultimo, of the memorial of the legislature of Kentucky, 19 March 1806
Denies the request of the Kentucky legislature for aid in opening a canal to avoid the rapids of the Ohio river.
A recipe for fried cow heels recorded in the recipe book of Caroline Hancock Preston (1785-1847).