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A topographical description of the western territory of North America

Gilbert Imlay

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; to which are added, The discovery, settlement, and present state of Kentucky. And an essay towards the topography, and natural history of that important country.

by Gilbert Imlay

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Published by Printed for J. Debrett in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Public lands -- United States,
  • Mississippi River Valley -- Description and travel,
  • Ohio River Valley -- Description and travel,
  • Mississippi River Valley -- History -- To 1803,
  • Genesee Region (N.Y.)

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBy John Filson ... By George [i.e. Gilbert] Imlay ...
    SeriesWestern Americana, 1550-1900 -- reel 279, no. 2770.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF352 .I325
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination2 p. ¾., xvi p., 17 (ie. 433), [22] p.
    Number of Pages433
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17809968M
    LC Control Number87554562
    OCLC/WorldCa15117254

    Search Catalog Data Catalog Data & text in Documents Search By Date Range; Advanced Search. In his Topographical Description of the Western Territory of North America and his epistolary novel, The Emigrants, America's first frontier novel and only Jacobin novel, this former officer of the Continental army impressed British radicals as a champion of abolition and social reform.

    Item Details. A edition of A Topographical Description of the Western Territory of North America by John Filson and George Imlay with illustrations. Published in London by J. Debrett in Bound in full leather. He reappeared in London in , the year in which his first and highly influential book, A Topographical Description of the Western Territory of North America, was published. This was followed, in , by his only other known publication, the epistolary novel The Emigrants. During much of Imlay was in Paris, where he associated with the /5(9).

      -Imlay, George – A Topographical Description of the Western Territory of North America, Ashe, Thomas – Travels in America Performed in Cutler, Jervasse – A Topographical Description of the Indiana Territory, Brown, Samuel R. – The Western Gazetteer, or Emigrant’s Directory, Warden, D. B. Rare Book Collection A Topographical Description of the Western Territory of North America – Imlay, G. Indian Tribes, etc. of the American Continent, also of the West India and other appendant Islands; with a particular description of Louisiana.


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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 in divided: an accurate statement of the various tribes of Indians that inhabit the frontier country: to which is annexed a delineation.

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Dublin: Printed for William Jones, Small octavo, contemporary full brown sheep rebacked, black morocco spine label. $ Gilbert Imlay reprinted Filson's entire work, along with other material, in A Topographical Description of the Western Territory of North America (volume II, published in.

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