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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 ImlayElihu BarkerDaniel BoonePatrick KennedyJohn FilsonAll authors
Publisher: London : Printed for J. Debrett, 1797.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : The 3rd ed.View all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Early works to 1800
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Imlay, Gilbert, 1754?-1828?
Topographical description of the western territory of North America.
London : Printed for J. Debrett, 1797
(OCoLC)866885724
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gilbert Imlay; Elihu Barker; Daniel Boone; Patrick Kennedy; John Filson; Jonathan Heart; Thomas Hutchins; Benjamin Franklin; North American Land Company.
OCLC Number: 14644696
Notes: Signatures: [A]⁶ B-2R⁸ 2S²
Added t.p.
Advertisements on p. [29]-[30] at end.
First edition, London, 1792.
Includes index.
(Cont.) -- 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, [etc.].
The above is the order of contents as given on the title-page, but differs from the numbering and order of articles as given in the book.
Description: xii, 598, [30] pages, [4] leaves of plates : 4 folded maps ; 22 cm (8vo)
Contents: A topographical description of the western territory of North America ... / G. Imlay --
I. The discovery, settlement, and present state of Kentucky ... / 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, [etc.] / J. Heart --
V. Historical narrative ... of Louisiana and West-Florida ... / T. Hutchins --
VI. Account of the soil ... timber and other productions ... of the Genesee tract ... --
VII. Remarks for the information of ... settlers in America / Dr. Franklin --
VIII. Topographical description of Virginia, Pennsylvania, Maryland, and North-Carolina / T. Hutchins --
IX. P. Kennedy's Journal up the Illinois River, [etc.] --
X. Description of the state of Tenasee --
XI. An act for establishing Knoxville.
Responsibility: by Gilbert Imlay ... ; 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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