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Early western travels, 1748-1846 : a series of annotated reprints of some of the best and rarest contemporary volumes of travel, descriptive of the aborigines and social and economic conditions in the middle and far West, during the period of early American settlement / edited with notes, introductions, index, et cetera, by Reuben Gold Thwaites, LL. D., editor of "The Jesuit relations and allied documents," "Original journals of the Lewis and Clark expedition," "Hennepin's new discovery," et cetera.

Author/Creator:
Thwaites, Reuben Gold, 1853-1913 compiler, editor, writer of introduction.
Publication:
Clevenland, Ohio : The Arthur H. Clark Company, 1904-1907.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (32 volumes) : illustrations, maps (some folded), plans.
Series:
Nineteenth Century Collections Online: Maps and Travel Literature.
Nineteenth Century Collections Online: Maps and Travel Literature
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Subjects:
Mississippi River Valley -- Description and travel.
West (U.S.) -- Description and travel.
Contents:
v. 1. Journals of Conrad Weiser (1748), George Croghan (1750-1765), Christian Frederick Post (1758), and Thomas Morris (1764)
volume 2. John Long's journal, 1768-1782
volume 3. André Michaux's travels into Kentucky, 1793-96; François André Michaux's travels west of Alleghany Mountains, 1802; Thaddeus Mason Harris's journal of a tour northwest of Alleghany Mountains, 1803
volume 4. Cuming's tour to the western country (1807-1809)
volume 5. Bradbury's travels in the interior of America, 1809-1811
volume 6. Brackenridge's journal up the Missouri, 1811; Franchère's voyage to Northwest coast, 1811-1814
volume 7. Ross's adventures of the first settlers on the Oregon or Columbia River, 1810-1813
volume 8. Buttrick's voyages, 1812-1819; Evan's pedestrious tour, 1818
volume 9. Flint's letters from America, 1818-1820
volume 10. Hulme's journal, 1818-19; Flower's letters from the Illinois, 1820-21 ; and Wood's two years' residence, 1820-21
volume 11. Part I (1819) of Faux's memorable days in America, 1819-1820
volume 12. Part II (1820) of Faux's memorable days in America, 1819-1820; and Welby's visit to North America, 1819-20
volume 13. Nuttall's travels into the Arkansas territory, 1819
volume 14-17. Part I-IV of James's account of S.H. Long's expedition, 1819-1820
volume 18. Pattie's personal narrative, 1824-1830; Willard's inland trade with New Mexico, 1825 ; and downfall of the Fredonian republic ; and Malte-Brun's account of Mexico
volume 19. Ogden's letters from the West, 1821-1823; Bullock's journey from New Orleans to New York, 1827 ; and Part I of Gregg's commerce of the prairies, 1831-1839
volume 20. Part II of Gregg's commerce of the prairies, 1831-1839
volume 21. Wyeth's Oregon, or a short history of a long journey, 1832 ; and Townsend's narrative of a journey across the Rocky Mountains, 1834
volume 22. Part I of Maximilian, Prince of Wied's travels in the interior of North America, 1832-1834
volume 23. Part II of Maximilian, Prince of Wied's travels in the interior of North America, 1832-1834
volume 24. Part III of Maximilian, Prince of Wied's, travels in the interior of North America, 1832-1834
volume 25. Comprising the series of original paintings by Charles Bodmer, to illustrate Maximilian, Prince of Wied's travels in the interior of North America, 1832-34
volume 26. Part I of Flagg's the far West, 1836-1837
volume 27. Part II of Flagg's the far West, 1836-1837 ; and De Smet's letters and sketches, 1841-1842
volume 28. Part I of Farnham's travels in the great western prairies, et cetera, May 21-October 16,1839
volume 29. Part II of Farnham's travels in the great western prairies, et cetera, October 21-December 4, 1839 ; and De Smet's Oregon missions and travels over the Rocky Mountains, 1845-1846
volume 30. Palmer's journal of travels over the Rocky Mountains, 1845-1846
volume 31-32. Analytical index to the series.
Notes:
"Of this work seven hundred and fifty complete sets are printed, each numbered and signed"--Verso of half-title page.
Imprint information varies.
Reproduction of the original from the Bryn Mawr College Library.
Includes bibliographical references.
Local notes:
Reproduced from source library: volumes 22-24.
OCLC:
847908885
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Restricted for use by site license.