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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.
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…

Letter from William Clark to Jonathan Clark, 4 October 1798
William Clark writes his brother Jonathan from Baltimore, Maryland, after journeying from Kentucky to New Orleans with a shipment of tobacco, and then sailing from New Orleans around the Florida peninsula to New Castle, Delaware. Plans on visiting…

Letter from Patrick Henry to William Christian, 25 February 1786
Henry writes Christian on various subjects including the navigation of the Mississippi, treaty negotiations with Spain, the scarcity of cash, and the cost of enslaved laborers.

Tobacco invoice, ca. 1818
An invoice of 160 hogsheads of tobacco purchased by John Corlis and shipped to New Orleans in three boats, the Juno, Independence, and Miriam.