The Literature of the Middle Western Frontier, Volume 2

Columbia University Press, 1925

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Pagina 217 - A letter from George Nicholas of Kentucky, to His Friend, in Virginia. Justifying the Conduct of the Citizens of Kentucky, as to Some of the Late Measures of the General Government; and Correcting Certain False Statements which Have Been Made in the Different States of the Views and Actions of the People of Kentucky.
Pagina 102 - THE JOURNAL of a two months' tour ; with a view of promoting religion among the frontier inhabitants of Pensylvania, and of introducing Christianity among the Indians, to the westward of the Alegh-geny mountains.
Pagina 100 - TO WHICH IS ADDED, A Brief Account of some very Uncommon Occurrences, which transpired after his return from captivity; as well as of the Different Campaigns carried on against the Indians to the westward of Fort Pitt, since the year 1755, to the present date. WRITTEN BY HIMSELF.
Pagina 124 - Journals of Major Robert Rogers : Containing An Account of the Several Excursions he made under the Generals who commanded upon the Continent of North America during the late War.
Pagina 135 - A view of the Lead Mines of Missouri : including some observations on the mineralogy, geology, geography, antiquities, soil, climate, population, and productions of Missouri and Arkansaw, and other sections of the Western Country.
Pagina 1 - Primavera ! gioventu dell' anno. Oh Gioventu ! primavera della vita." Sunday, December 5 Dallas's nephew (son to the American Attorney-general) is arrived in this country, and tells Dallas that my rhymes are very popular in the United States. These are the first tidings that have ever sounded like Fame to my ears — to be redde on the banks of the Ohio...
Pagina 97 - The Remarkable Adventures of Jackson Johonnot, of Massachusetts, who Served as a Soldier in the Western Army, in the Expedition under Gen. Harmar and Gen. St. Clair. Containing an Account of his Captivity, Sufferings, and Escape from the Kickappo Indians. Written by Himself, and Published at the Earnest Request and Importunity of his Friends for the Benefit of American Youth.
Pagina 46 - Sketch of the Geographical Rout of a Great Railway, by which it is proposed to connect the canals and navigable waters of New York, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, Missouri, and the adjacent States and Territories opening thereby a free communication at all seasons of the year, between the Atlantic States and the Great Valley of the Mississippi. New York: G. & C. & H. Carvill, 1830.
Pagina 98 - Narrative of the Captivity and Providential Escape of Mrs. Jane Lewis, Wife of James Lewis, Who, with a son and daughter, and an infant babe were made prisoners, within a few miles of Indian Creek, by a party of Indians of the tribes of Saes and Foxes, commanded by Black Hawk....
Pagina 295 - An Inquiry into the Origin of the Antiquities of America. With an Appendix, containing Notes and a View of the Causes of the Superiority of the Men of the Northern over those of the Southern Hemisphere.

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