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|Genre/Form:||Early works to 1800|
|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Imlay, Gilbert, 1754?-1828?
Topographical description of the western territory of North America.
London : Printed for J. Debrett, 1797
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Gilbert Imlay; Elihu Barker; Daniel Boone; Patrick Kennedy; John Filson; Jonathan Heart; Thomas Hutchins; Benjamin Franklin; North American Land Company.
|Notes:||Signatures: [A]⁶ B-2R⁸ 2S²
Advertisements on p. - at end.
First edition, London, 1792.
(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,  pages,  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 ...|