The Resource An historical and geographical account of the province and country of Pensilvania; and of West-New-Jersey in America. : The richness of the soil, the sweetness of the situation, the wholesomness of the air, the navigable rivers, and others, the prodigious encrease of corn, the flourishing condition of the city of Philadelphia, with the stately buildings, and other improvements there. The strange creatures, as birds, beasts, fishes, and fowls, with the several sorts of minerals, purging waters, and stones, lately discovered. The natives, aborogmes [sic] their language, religion, laws, and customs; the first planters, the Dutch, Sweeds, and English, with the number of its inhabitants; as also a touch upon George Keith's new religion, in his second change since he left the Quakers. With a map of both countries., By Gabriel Thomas, who resided there about fifteen years

An historical and geographical account of the province and country of Pensilvania; and of West-New-Jersey in America. : The richness of the soil, the sweetness of the situation, the wholesomness of the air, the navigable rivers, and others, the prodigious encrease of corn, the flourishing condition of the city of Philadelphia, with the stately buildings, and other improvements there. The strange creatures, as birds, beasts, fishes, and fowls, with the several sorts of minerals, purging waters, and stones, lately discovered. The natives, aborogmes [sic] their language, religion, laws, and customs; the first planters, the Dutch, Sweeds, and English, with the number of its inhabitants; as also a touch upon George Keith's new religion, in his second change since he left the Quakers. With a map of both countries., By Gabriel Thomas, who resided there about fifteen years

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An historical and geographical account of the province and country of Pensilvania; and of West-New-Jersey in America. : The richness of the soil, the sweetness of the situation, the wholesomness of the air, the navigable rivers, and others, the prodigious encrease of corn, the flourishing condition of the city of Philadelphia, with the stately buildings, and other improvements there. The strange creatures, as birds, beasts, fishes, and fowls, with the several sorts of minerals, purging waters, and stones, lately discovered. The natives, aborogmes [sic] their language, religion, laws, and customs; the first planters, the Dutch, Sweeds, and English, with the number of its inhabitants; as also a touch upon George Keith's new religion, in his second change since he left the Quakers. With a map of both countries.
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An historical and geographical account of the province and country of Pensilvania; and of West-New-Jersey in America.
Title remainder
The richness of the soil, the sweetness of the situation, the wholesomness of the air, the navigable rivers, and others, the prodigious encrease of corn, the flourishing condition of the city of Philadelphia, with the stately buildings, and other improvements there. The strange creatures, as birds, beasts, fishes, and fowls, with the several sorts of minerals, purging waters, and stones, lately discovered. The natives, aborogmes [sic] their language, religion, laws, and customs; the first planters, the Dutch, Sweeds, and English, with the number of its inhabitants; as also a touch upon George Keith's new religion, in his second change since he left the Quakers. With a map of both countries.
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By Gabriel Thomas, who resided there about fifteen years
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  • engdel
  • eng
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  • 280
  • 188
  • II:733
  • 3847
  • 3848
  • 778
  • T964
  • p.377-378
  • 698/214 (Pennsylvania)
  • 698/215 (New Jersey)
  • R2921
Citation source
  • Vail, R.W.G. Old frontier
  • Baer, E. Seventeenth century Maryland
  • Smith, J. Friends' books
  • Pilling, J.C. Algonquian languages
  • Pilling, J.C. Algonquian languages
  • Church, E.D. Discovery
  • Wing (CD-ROM, 1996)
  • JCB Lib. cat., 1675-1700
  • Alden, J.E. European Americana
  • Alden, J.E. European Americana
  • ESTC
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Thomas, Gabriel
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  • maps
  • plates
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non fiction
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dictionaries
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1807-1864
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Ternaux-Compans, Henri
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  • Pennsylvania Dutch
  • Germans
  • Indians of North America
  • Indians of North America
  • Indians of North America
  • Indians of North America
  • Delaware Indians
  • Delaware Indians
  • Delaware language
  • Indian linguistics
  • Pennsylvania
  • Pennsylvania
  • New Jersey
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An historical and geographical account of the province and country of Pensilvania; and of West-New-Jersey in America. : The richness of the soil, the sweetness of the situation, the wholesomness of the air, the navigable rivers, and others, the prodigious encrease of corn, the flourishing condition of the city of Philadelphia, with the stately buildings, and other improvements there. The strange creatures, as birds, beasts, fishes, and fowls, with the several sorts of minerals, purging waters, and stones, lately discovered. The natives, aborogmes [sic] their language, religion, laws, and customs; the first planters, the Dutch, Sweeds, and English, with the number of its inhabitants; as also a touch upon George Keith's new religion, in his second change since he left the Quakers. With a map of both countries., By Gabriel Thomas, who resided there about fifteen years
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https://archive.org/details/historicalgeogra01thom
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  • "An historical description of the province and country of West-New-Jersey in America. A short view of their laws, customs and religion: as also the temperament of the air and climate; the fatness of the soil, with the vast produce of rice, &c. The improvement of their lands (as in England) to pasture, meadows, &c. Their making great quantities of pitch and tar, as also turpentine, which proceeds from the pine trees, with rozen as clear as gum-arabick, with particular remarks upon their towns, fairs, and markets; with the great plenty of oil and whale-bone made from the great number of whales they yearly take: as also many other profitable and new improvements. Never made till now.." has separate title page but continuous pagination and signatures, and has imprint: London: printed in the year 1698
  • Includes several specimens of indigenous language material: p. 47, 2nd count, gives a six line farewell speech in the Delaware language followed by its English language translation; p. 8-11, 4th count, includes a dialogue in parallel columns of Delaware and English languages followed by a list of "the names of some of the Indians" on p. 13, 4th count
  • Signatures: A (A1 verso blank) B-D E (E4 verso blank) F-H (F1, F6 versos, H8 blank)
  • "Pennsylvania and West Jersey", folded map, is bound to face p. 1, 2nd count
Extent
1 online resource ([8], 55, [13], 34, [2] pages, [1] folded leaf of plates
Form of item
online
Note
Provenance of the John Carter Brown Library copy: H.T.[i.e. Henri Ternaux-Compans]: gold-tooled stamp on front and rear boards.
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map.)
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An historical and geographical account of the province and country of Pensilvania; and of West-New-Jersey in America. : The richness of the soil, the sweetness of the situation, the wholesomness of the air, the navigable rivers, and others, the prodigious encrease of corn, the flourishing condition of the city of Philadelphia, with the stately buildings, and other improvements there. The strange creatures, as birds, beasts, fishes, and fowls, with the several sorts of minerals, purging waters, and stones, lately discovered. The natives, aborogmes [sic] their language, religion, laws, and customs; the first planters, the Dutch, Sweeds, and English, with the number of its inhabitants; as also a touch upon George Keith's new religion, in his second change since he left the Quakers. With a map of both countries., By Gabriel Thomas, who resided there about fifteen years
Link
https://archive.org/details/historicalgeogra01thom
Publication
Note
  • "An historical description of the province and country of West-New-Jersey in America. A short view of their laws, customs and religion: as also the temperament of the air and climate; the fatness of the soil, with the vast produce of rice, &c. The improvement of their lands (as in England) to pasture, meadows, &c. Their making great quantities of pitch and tar, as also turpentine, which proceeds from the pine trees, with rozen as clear as gum-arabick, with particular remarks upon their towns, fairs, and markets; with the great plenty of oil and whale-bone made from the great number of whales they yearly take: as also many other profitable and new improvements. Never made till now.." has separate title page but continuous pagination and signatures, and has imprint: London: printed in the year 1698
  • Includes several specimens of indigenous language material: p. 47, 2nd count, gives a six line farewell speech in the Delaware language followed by its English language translation; p. 8-11, 4th count, includes a dialogue in parallel columns of Delaware and English languages followed by a list of "the names of some of the Indians" on p. 13, 4th count
  • Signatures: A (A1 verso blank) B-D E (E4 verso blank) F-H (F1, F6 versos, H8 blank)
  • "Pennsylvania and West Jersey", folded map, is bound to face p. 1, 2nd count
Extent
1 online resource ([8], 55, [13], 34, [2] pages, [1] folded leaf of plates
Form of item
online
Note
Provenance of the John Carter Brown Library copy: H.T.[i.e. Henri Ternaux-Compans]: gold-tooled stamp on front and rear boards.
Other physical details
map.)
Specific material designation
remote

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