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The discovery, settlement and present state of Kentucky

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Contains the adventures of Daniel Boone, the minutes of the Piankashaw council, an account of the Native American nations inhabiting within the limits of the thirteen United States, and the stages and distances between Philadelphia and the Falls of…

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…

American Ornithology, or, the Natural History of the birds of the United States

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The natural history of the birds of the United States: illustrated with plates, engraved and colored from original drawings taken from nature.

Letter from John J. Audubon to Richard Harlan, 20 March 1833

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Letter in which Audubon discusses his recent seizure that left him paralyzed in his pen hand, mouth, and lips, and the gassing of a golden eagle so he could paint it. Discusses his "Birds in America" series.

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…