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Travels through the states of North America, and the provinces of upper and lower Canada, during the years 1795, 1796, and 1797.

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Includes view of the natural Rock Bridge, houses, conditions of the enslaved peoples,the land, cultivating tobacco, lower classes of people in Virginia, unhealthy apperances, the Shenandoa Valley, German immigratnts, landscapes, military titles that…

Letters from the South and West

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Contains observations on the first settlers of Kentucky as well as their cabins, crops, animals and customs.

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…

Letter from Henry Massie to Helen Bullitt Massie

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Letter from Henry Massie to his wife, Helen Bullitt Massie, in which he writes of matters for her to attend to while he is in Ohio. He relays information about livestock, planting dates for corn and tobacco, and money affairs.

Patent right issued to Nathaniel Foster, 28 June 1809.

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Patent issued to Nathaniel Foster of Fleming County, Kentucky, for a machine for spinning hemp and flax. Signed by President James Madison, Secretary of State Robert Smith, and Attorney General Caesar A. Rodney.

Letter from George Corlis to John Corlis, 5 March 1816

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Letter from George Corlis to his father, John Corlis, contains information on the hog market and prices.

Letter from George Corlis to John Corlis, 23 April 1816

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George Corlis writes to his father, John Corlis, about hiring two men to make bricks for his house addition, the price of bricks, and the process of brickmaking. He also writes of assorted farming items such as hog prices and planting crops.

Letter from George Corlis to John Corlis, 14 April 1816

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A letter from George Corlis to his father, John Corlis, contains more on the impending construction of an addition to his house, his continuing troubles finding laborers, and agricultural news.

Cotton prices handbill, New Orleans

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Broadside from J.R. Bedford stating the cotton prices in New Orleans for the early 1820s.

The Southern Cultivator, 1840

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The Southern cultivator: and journal of science and general improvement, a semi-monthly publication, devoted in the main to the interests of agriculture. Included are scans of two articles titled, "Education and common schools in a Democracy", and…