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Sketches of America: A Narrative of a Journey of Five Thousand Miles Through the Eastern and Western States of America

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A journey of five thousand miles through the eastern and western states of America. Includes description of Louisville, Kentucky, on page 242.

The Wilderness Road

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A description of the routes of travel by which the pioneers and early settlers first came to Kentucky.

Travels through the Western Interior of the United States, from the year 1808 up to the year 1816

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"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…

The Independent Gazetteer, or, the Chronicle of Freedom, 24 January 1788

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"By a gentleman lately arrived from the western country... not less than eighteen to twenty thousand emigrants have arrived in Kentucky within the last nine months by the different routs of the Ohio, Wilderness, &c."

Some information respecting America

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Letters from America to a friend in England including information to those who would remove to America. Scanned items include "A map of the Middle States of America drawn from the latest and best authorities by Thos. Conder."