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A journal of voyages and travels in the interiour of North America : between the 47th and 58th degrees of north latitude, extending from Montreal nearly to the Pacific Ocean, a distance of about 5,000 miles, including an account of the principal occurrences, during a residence of nineteen years, in different parts of the country ; to which are added, a concise description of the face of the country, its inhabitants, their manners, customs, laws, religion, etc. and considerable specimens of the two languages, most extensively spoken ; together with an account of the principal animals, to be found in the forests and prairies of this extensive region ; illustrated by a map of the country / by Daniel Williams Harmon, a partner in the North West Company.

Author/Creator:
Harmon, Daniel Williams, 1778-1843.
Publication:
Andover : Printed by Flagg and Gould, 1820.
Format/Description:
Book
432 p., [2] p. of plates (1 folded) : ill., map ; 21 cm.
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Other Title:
Harmon's journal
Subjects:
Northwest, Canadian -- Description and travel.
Indians of North America -- Canada.
Cree language -- Glossaries, vocabularies, etc.
Carrier language -- Glossaries, vocabularies, etc.
Contents:
Journal (p. [25]-273)
Character of the Canadian voyagers (p. [275]-277)
An account of the Indians living west of the Rocky mountain (p. [279]-310)
A general account of the Indians on the east side of the Rocky mountain (p. [311]-383)
A specimen of the Cree or Knisteneux tongue (p. [385]-403)
A specimen of the Tacully or Carrier tongue (p. 403-[413])
A concise account of the principal animals which are found in the north western part of North America (p. [415]-432).
Notes:
"Preface, by the editor", p. [v]-xxiii, signed: Daniel Haskel.
Local notes:
Culture Class Collection copy has all preliminary pages prior to the frontispiece and all endpapers wanting.
Culture Class Collection copy imperfect: half of map wanting.
Culture Class Collection has written bookplate of Benjamin S. Whitney, February 15, 1837.
Culture Class Collection has autograph of Edw. Eberstarg, 1912.
Penn Provenance:
Whitney, Benjamin S. (autograph)
Eberstarg, Edward (autograph)
Penn Chronology:
1820
Cited in:
Sabin, 30404
Pilling, J.C. Bibl. Algonquian lang., p. 222
Contributor:
Haskel, Daniel, 1784-1848.
Culture Class Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
American Culture Class Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
OCLC:
1284950