The Resource Three years travels throughout the interior parts of North-America, : for more than five thousand miles, containing an account of the Great Lakes, and all the lakes, islands, and rivers, cataracts, mountains, minerals, soil and vegetable productions of the north-west regions of that vast continent; with a description of the birds, beasts, reptiles, insects, and fishes peculiar to the country. Together with a concise history of the genius, manners, and customs of the Indians inhabiting the lands that lie adjacent to the heads and to the westward of the great river Mississippi; and an appendix, describing the uncultivated parts of America, that are the most proper for forming settlements., By Captain Jonathan Carver, of the provincial troops in America

Three years travels throughout the interior parts of North-America, : for more than five thousand miles, containing an account of the Great Lakes, and all the lakes, islands, and rivers, cataracts, mountains, minerals, soil and vegetable productions of the north-west regions of that vast continent; with a description of the birds, beasts, reptiles, insects, and fishes peculiar to the country. Together with a concise history of the genius, manners, and customs of the Indians inhabiting the lands that lie adjacent to the heads and to the westward of the great river Mississippi; and an appendix, describing the uncultivated parts of America, that are the most proper for forming settlements., By Captain Jonathan Carver, of the provincial troops in America

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Three years travels throughout the interior parts of North-America, : for more than five thousand miles, containing an account of the Great Lakes, and all the lakes, islands, and rivers, cataracts, mountains, minerals, soil and vegetable productions of the north-west regions of that vast continent; with a description of the birds, beasts, reptiles, insects, and fishes peculiar to the country. Together with a concise history of the genius, manners, and customs of the Indians inhabiting the lands that lie adjacent to the heads and to the westward of the great river Mississippi; and an appendix, describing the uncultivated parts of America, that are the most proper for forming settlements.
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Three years travels throughout the interior parts of North-America,
Title remainder
for more than five thousand miles, containing an account of the Great Lakes, and all the lakes, islands, and rivers, cataracts, mountains, minerals, soil and vegetable productions of the north-west regions of that vast continent; with a description of the birds, beasts, reptiles, insects, and fishes peculiar to the country. Together with a concise history of the genius, manners, and customs of the Indians inhabiting the lands that lie adjacent to the heads and to the westward of the great river Mississippi; and an appendix, describing the uncultivated parts of America, that are the most proper for forming settlements.
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By Captain Jonathan Carver, of the provincial troops in America
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Language
eng
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Cataloging source
MWA
Citation location within source
  • 11185
  • 26745
  • III:3639
  • W28307
Citation source
  • Sabin
  • Evans
  • Brown, J.C. Cat., 1493-1800
  • ESTC
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1710-1780
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Carver, Jonathan
Index
no index present
LC call number
F597
LC item number
.C375
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1744-1815
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Lettsom, John Coakley
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  • Indians of North America
  • Ojibwa language
  • Dakota language
  • Indian linguistics
  • Indian linguistics
  • Northwestern States
  • Mississippi River
  • Minnesota
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Three years travels throughout the interior parts of North-America, : for more than five thousand miles, containing an account of the Great Lakes, and all the lakes, islands, and rivers, cataracts, mountains, minerals, soil and vegetable productions of the north-west regions of that vast continent; with a description of the birds, beasts, reptiles, insects, and fishes peculiar to the country. Together with a concise history of the genius, manners, and customs of the Indians inhabiting the lands that lie adjacent to the heads and to the westward of the great river Mississippi; and an appendix, describing the uncultivated parts of America, that are the most proper for forming settlements., By Captain Jonathan Carver, of the provincial troops in America
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  • Running title: Carver's travels
  • First published in 1778 under title: Travels through the interior parts of North America in the years 1766, 1767, and 1768
  • Also attributed tentatively to John Coakley Lettsom, known to be involved with the work at least in the category of editor. Cf. Bourne, E.G. "The travels of Jonathan Carver", Amer. hist. review, v. 11, no. 2 (Jan. 1906), p. 287-302
  • "A short vocabulary of the Chipéway [Ojibwa] language": p. 215-223
  • "A short vocabulary of the Naudowessie [Ojibwa] language": p. 223-227
  • Signatures: a A2 B-2A 2B (-2B4)
  • Error in paging: p. 219 misnumbered 119
Extent
1 online resource (xvi, vii, [2], 10-282 pages)
Form of item
online
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John Carter Brown Library copy bound in contemporary calf.
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remote
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Three years travels throughout the interior parts of North-America, : for more than five thousand miles, containing an account of the Great Lakes, and all the lakes, islands, and rivers, cataracts, mountains, minerals, soil and vegetable productions of the north-west regions of that vast continent; with a description of the birds, beasts, reptiles, insects, and fishes peculiar to the country. Together with a concise history of the genius, manners, and customs of the Indians inhabiting the lands that lie adjacent to the heads and to the westward of the great river Mississippi; and an appendix, describing the uncultivated parts of America, that are the most proper for forming settlements., By Captain Jonathan Carver, of the provincial troops in America
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Publication
Note
  • Running title: Carver's travels
  • First published in 1778 under title: Travels through the interior parts of North America in the years 1766, 1767, and 1768
  • Also attributed tentatively to John Coakley Lettsom, known to be involved with the work at least in the category of editor. Cf. Bourne, E.G. "The travels of Jonathan Carver", Amer. hist. review, v. 11, no. 2 (Jan. 1906), p. 287-302
  • "A short vocabulary of the Chipéway [Ojibwa] language": p. 215-223
  • "A short vocabulary of the Naudowessie [Ojibwa] language": p. 223-227
  • Signatures: a A2 B-2A 2B (-2B4)
  • Error in paging: p. 219 misnumbered 119
Extent
1 online resource (xvi, vii, [2], 10-282 pages)
Form of item
online
Note
John Carter Brown Library copy bound in contemporary calf.
Specific material designation
remote

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