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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 is divided. And 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 friend in England. By. G. Imlay, a captain in the American army during the late war, and a commissioner for laying out land in the back settlements. 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 is divided. And 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 friend in England. By. G. Imlay, a captain in the American army during the late war, and a commissioner for laying out land in the back settlements.

Author: Gilbert Imlay
Publisher: New-York : Printed by Samuel Campbell, no. 37, Hanover-Square, M, DCC, XCIII. [1793]
Series: Eighteenth century collections online.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Online system or service, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gilbert Imlay
OCLC Number: 722657884
Notes: Two states noted. The second state has "Notes to volume 1," p. [237]-260 (i.e., [227-250]), not present in the first state.
"Volume 2" is: Filson, John. The discovery, settlement, and present state of Kentucky . New York : Samuel Campbell, 1793.
With a half-title.
Error in paging: p. 216-250 misnumbered 226-260.
The map of the Southern states was engraved by Cornelius Tiebout; the map of the rapids of the Ohio River near Louisville is unsigned.
Reproduction of original from the British Library.
Description: 1 online resource (xxiii, [2], 26-260 [i.e. 26-250, 2] p., [2] leaves of plates) : 2 maps.
Series Title: Eighteenth century collections online.

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