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A view of North America, in its former happy, and its present belligerent state

being a compendious description of the several cultivated colonies, previous to these disturbances ; also the rise, progress, and effects of the war with Great-Britain ; the proceedings of Congress, and the dispositions of the people on that occasion ; with the travels and adventures of the author, through great part of that continent, in the years, 1774, 75, 76, 77, and 78 ; containing a concise account of the Indians ; the natural produce of the country, in its original state ; the manner of procuring and settling of land ; with the various expeditious methods of clearing and improving plantations ; with which is connected, the history of the war with Great-Britain.

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Published by Printed by William Smith, for the author in Glasgow .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783.,
  • United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Personal narratives, British.,
  • United States -- Description and travel -- Early works to 1800.

  • Edition Notes

    GenrePersonal narratives, British., Early works to 1800.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE208 .V67
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 17-247 p. ;
    Number of Pages247
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23356557M
    LC Control Number02002899
    OCLC/WorldCa29075902

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A view of North America, in its former happy, and its present belligerent state: being a compendious description of the several cultivated colonies, previous to these disturbances ; also the rise, progress, and effects of the war with Great-Britain ; the proceedings of Congress, and the dispositions of the people on that occasion ; with the travels and adventures of the author, through great part of that continent, in Pages: A view of North America: in its former happy, and its present belligerent state.

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