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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 country in divided : an accurate statement of the various tribes of Indians that inhabit the frontier country : to which is annexed a delineation of the laws and government of the state of Kentucky : tending to shew the probable rise and grandeur of the American empire: in a series of letters to a friend in England Preview this item
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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 country in divided : an accurate statement of the various tribes of Indians that inhabit the frontier country : to which is annexed a delineation of the laws and government of the state of Kentucky : tending to shew the probable rise and grandeur of the American empire: in a series of letters to a friend in England

Author: Gilbert Imlay; John Filson
Publisher: New York : Printed by S. Campbell, 1793.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: (OCoLC)21310666
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gilbert Imlay; John Filson
OCLC Number: 65331999
Notes: Vol. 2 has title: The discovery, settlement, and present state of Kentucky ... Being a supplement to Imlay's description of the western territory. Vol. II. By John Filson.
Imlay's work appeared first, without that of Filson, London, 1792. The first edition of Filson's "Discovery" was published at Wilmington, Del., in 1784.
Vol. 1, p. 216-250 incorrectly numbered 226-260.
Signatures: v. 1, A-u⁶, x⁶ [Sig. x⁶ wanting]; v. 2, A-R⁶.
Maps partly photostats "copied from the original in the John Carter Brown Library"--Kress Lib.
Filmed from copy at Kress Library; copy imperfect: some loss of print in the center margin due to a tight binding.
Reproduction of original from Kress Library of Business and Economics, Harvard University.
Goldsmiths'-Kress no. 15571.9.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Thomson Gale, 2005. Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited to licensing agreements.
Description: 2 volumes : maps ; 17 cm
Contents: v. 1. Imlay, G. Letters I-XI --
Notes --
v. 2. Filson, J. The discovery, settlement, and present state of Kentucky --
[Imlay, G.] Postscript. --
U.S. Dept. of state. Report of the secretary of state, to the President ... of the quantity and situation of the lands not claimed by the Indians, nor granted to nor claimed by any citizens, within the territory of the United States ... 1791 --
Thoughts on emigration. To which are added, miscellaneous observations, relating to the United States of America: and a short account of ... Kentucky.
Other Titles: Discovery, settlement, and present state of Kentucky
Responsibility: by G. Imlay ...

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