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The American Geography

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A view of the present situation of the United States of America, containing astronomical geography, geographical definitions, discovery, and general description. Included is a particular description of Kentucky, the Western territory, map of the…

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…

Travels in North-America, in the years 1780-81-82

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Translated from the French by an English gentleman, who resided in America at the period, with notes by the translator. Also, a biographical sketch of the author, letters from Gen. Washington to the Marquis de Chastellux, and notes and corrections by…

Letters from the West

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Containing sketches of scenery, manners, and customs, and anecdotes connected with the first settlements of the western sections of the United States.

Letter from John J. Audubon to Lucy Audubon, 19 January 1827

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Written from Edinburgh to Louisiana, he talks about the influential people he's met in england and edinburgh and subscribers to his bird publications, painting and attending lectures and debates regularly, elected to several prestigious societies,…

The tour of James Monroe through the northern and eastern states

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The tour of James Monroe: president of the United States, through the northern and eastern states, in 1817; his tour in the year 1818; together with a sketch of his life; with descriptive and historical notices of the principal places through which…

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."

An excursion through the United States and Canada during the years 1822-23

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Included pages covering backwoodsmen in the states of Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, and Ohio. Also covers squirrel migration, slavery, caves, salt licks, etc.

Sketches of the Life and Adventures of Jacob Parkhurst, 1842

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Sketches of the life and adventures of Jacob Parkhurst; written with his own hand when about three score and ten years of age, not for speculation or honor, but for the benefit of the rising generation, particularly of his own descendants. Adding a…