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Early works to 1800
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Gilbert Imlay; John Filson; American Imprint Collection (Library of Congress); Joseph Meredith Toner Collection (Library of Congress); United States. Department of State.
|Notes:||Vol. 2 has special t.p., which reads: The discovery, settlement, and present state of Kentucky ... to which is added, I. The adventures of Col. Daniel Boon ... II. The minutes of the Piankashaw Council ... III. An account of the Indian Nations inhabiting within the limits of the Thirteen United States ... IV. A report of the Secretary of State to the President of the United States ... V. Thoughts of emigration ... 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: xxiii, , 26-260 [i.e. 250] p.,  leaves of plates; v. 2: 204 p.,  leaf of plates.
Vol. 1, p. 216-250 incorrectly numbered 226-260.
|Description:||2 v.,  folded leaves of plates : 3 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.|
|Responsibility:||by G. Imlay ...|
- Mississippi River Valley -- Description and travel -- Early works to 1800.
- Ohio River Valley -- Description and travel -- Early works to 1800.
- Mississippi River Valley -- History -- To 1803.
- Ohio River Valley -- History -- To 1795.
- Public lands -- United States -- Early works to 1800.
- Public lands.
- Mississippi River Valley.
- Ohio River Valley.
- United States.