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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…

American Antiquities and Discoveries in the West

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An exhibition of the evidence that an ancient population of partially civilized nations, differing entirely from those of the present Indians, peopled America, many centuries before its discovery by Columbus. And inquiries into their origin, with a…

History of the Indian tribes of North America

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History of the Indian tribes of North America with biographical sketches and anecdotes of the principal chiefs, embellished with one hundred and twenty portraits, from the Indian gallery in the Department of War, at Washington, D.C.

Letter from James Young Love to Eliza Tunstal, 10 May 1813

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Written from the "foot of the Miami [River] Rappids," to Eliza Tunstal in which Love describes a battle at Fort Meigs on the Maumee River in Ohio. He states that while the American soldiers were holding their own against the British and Native…

Letter from Daniel Smith to Arthur Campbell, 9 August 1778

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Letter discussing Daniel Smith's necessary trip to Kentucky, his attempts to raise soldiers and officers, and his belief that "assistance ought to be given to Kentuckie at this critical time."

Letter from Isaac Shelby to Henry Knox, 10 February 1794.

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A letter from Isaac Shelby in which he informs Henry Knox that two more people have been killed by Southern Indians since his last letter. He expects attacks by the Creek and Chickamauga as soon as winter breaks. Again requesting power to raise men…

A topographical description of the western territory of North America

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A topographical description of the western territory of North America, containing a succinct account of its climate, natural history, population, agriculture, manners and customs, with an ample description of the several divisions into which that…

Letter from John Bowman to Isaac Hite, 10 June 1782

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Writing from Lincoln County, Kentucky, Bowman states that no surveying had been done lately because of the fear of attacks from Native Americans.

Letter from John Bowman to Isaac Hite, 6 March 1780

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A letter from John Bowman to Isaac Hite from Kentucky County, in which he tells of his livestock, land purchases, the need for wool, and the fear of attacks from Native Americans. He also writes of hearing that Natchez was in the possession of Spain.