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A topographical description of the Western territory of North America: containing a succinct account of its soil, climate, natural history, population, agriculture, manners, and customs. With an ample description of the several divisions into which that country is partitioned.

Author: Gilbert ImlayJonathan HeartDaniel BoonePatrick KennedyJohn FilsonAll authors
Publisher: London, J. Debrett, 1797.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3d ed.View all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gilbert Imlay; Jonathan Heart; Daniel Boone; Patrick Kennedy; John Filson; Thomas Hutchins; Benjamin Franklin
OCLC Number: 3428169
Description: 598 pages maps 22 cm
Contents: A topographical description of the western territory ... [by G. Imlay] to which are added, I. The discovery, settlement, and present state of Kentucky ... by J. Filson.--II. An account of the Indian nations inhabiting within the limits of the xiii states.--III. The culture of Indian corn ... tobacco ... --IV. Observations on the ancient works, the native inhabitants of the western country, &c., by J. Heart.--V. Historical narrative ... of Louisiana and West-Florida ... by T. Hutchins.--VI. Account of the soil ... timber and other productions ... of the Genesee tract ... --VII. Remarks for the information of ... settlers in America, by Dr. Franklin.--VIII. Topographical description of Virginia, Pennsylvania, Maryland, and North-Carolina, by ... T. Hutchins.--IX. P. Kennedy's Journal up the Illinois river, &c.--X. Description of the state of Tenasee.--XI. An act for establishing Knoxville.--XII. Treaty ... between the United States ... and ... Spain, for the free navigation of the Mississippi.--XIII. Plan of association of the North American land company, &c.
Responsibility: Illustrated with correct maps of the western territory of North America; of the state of Kentucky, as divided into counties, from actual surveys by Elihu Barker; a map of the Tennessee government; and a plan of the rapids of the Ohio.

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