The Resource Description of the province of New Sweden. : Now called, by the English, Pennsylvania, in America., Compiled from the relations and writings of persons worthy of credit, and adorned with maps and plates. By Thomas Campanius Holm. ; Translated from the Swedish, for the Historical Society of Pennsylvania. ; With notes. By Peter S. Du Ponceau, LL.D. president of the American Philosophical Society, member of the Royal Academy of History and Belles Lettres of Stockholm, and one of the council of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania

Description of the province of New Sweden. : Now called, by the English, Pennsylvania, in America., Compiled from the relations and writings of persons worthy of credit, and adorned with maps and plates. By Thomas Campanius Holm. ; Translated from the Swedish, for the Historical Society of Pennsylvania. ; With notes. By Peter S. Du Ponceau, LL.D. president of the American Philosophical Society, member of the Royal Academy of History and Belles Lettres of Stockholm, and one of the council of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania

Label
Description of the province of New Sweden. : Now called, by the English, Pennsylvania, in America.
Title
Description of the province of New Sweden.
Title remainder
Now called, by the English, Pennsylvania, in America.
Statement of responsibility
Compiled from the relations and writings of persons worthy of credit, and adorned with maps and plates. By Thomas Campanius Holm. ; Translated from the Swedish, for the Historical Society of Pennsylvania. ; With notes. By Peter S. Du Ponceau, LL.D. president of the American Philosophical Society, member of the Royal Academy of History and Belles Lettres of Stockholm, and one of the council of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • engdeliro
  • swe
  • eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Citation location within source
  • 10203
  • XXXX FILL IN FROM BIB SHEET ..
  • 574
Citation source
  • Sabin
  • Larson, Esther E. Swedish commentators on America
  • Pilling, J.C. North American
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
ca. 1670-1702
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Holm, Thomas Campanius
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plans
  • plates
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1760-1844
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Du Ponceau, Peter Stephen
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Susquehanna Indians
  • Delaware Indians
  • Indians of North America
  • Swedes
  • Delaware language
  • Iroquois language
  • Iroquois language
  • Indian linguistics
  • Indian linguistics
  • Catalogs, Booksellers'
  • New Sweden
  • Delaware
Label
Description of the province of New Sweden. : Now called, by the English, Pennsylvania, in America., Compiled from the relations and writings of persons worthy of credit, and adorned with maps and plates. By Thomas Campanius Holm. ; Translated from the Swedish, for the Historical Society of Pennsylvania. ; With notes. By Peter S. Du Ponceau, LL.D. president of the American Philosophical Society, member of the Royal Academy of History and Belles Lettres of Stockholm, and one of the council of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania
Link
https://archive.org/details/descriptionofpro00holm
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Translation of: Kort beskrifning om provincien Nya Swerige uti America, som nu förtjden af the Engelske kallas Pensylvania, first printed Stockholm, 1702
  • An account of the earliest Swedish settlement in America compiled from manuscripts left by the author's grandfather and by Peter Lindstrom, an engineer and cartographer in the colony, and from oral sources
  • Book IV, p. 144-156, is a "Vocabulary and phrases in the American language of New Sweden, otherwise called Pennsylvania", and includes glossaries of words and phrases relating to religion, parts of the body, clothing, weather, animals and plants, numbers, and useful conversational phrases in the Delaware language. Also contains "Discourses which took place at a council held by the Indians in 1645, on the subject of the Swedes and of New Sweden, in which their sachem or king, first speaks with his son, about calling the nation together" on p. 153-156
  • Addenda, p. [157]-166, includes "Of the Minques, or Minkus, and their language" on p. [157]-159 and gives a sizeable vocabulary of words and phrases and numerals in the Iroquois language
  • "A list of the Swedish families residing in New Sweden in the year 1693, with the number of individuals in each family": p. [164]-166
  • Signatures: pi1 A 2-20 (2, verso blank) 21 (-21)
  • Errata: p. vi, 1st count; p. 166, 3rd count
  • Bookseller's advertisements: on back cover of binding
Extent
1 online resource (xi, [2], 14-166 pages, [5] leaves of plates (1 folded)
Form of item
online
Note
John Carter Brown Library copy bound in original printed boards with title on cover; rear board fully detached; housed in green cloth clipcase measuring 26 cm. high.
Other physical details
illustrations, maps, plans)
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Description of the province of New Sweden. : Now called, by the English, Pennsylvania, in America., Compiled from the relations and writings of persons worthy of credit, and adorned with maps and plates. By Thomas Campanius Holm. ; Translated from the Swedish, for the Historical Society of Pennsylvania. ; With notes. By Peter S. Du Ponceau, LL.D. president of the American Philosophical Society, member of the Royal Academy of History and Belles Lettres of Stockholm, and one of the council of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania
Link
https://archive.org/details/descriptionofpro00holm
Publication
Note
  • Translation of: Kort beskrifning om provincien Nya Swerige uti America, som nu förtjden af the Engelske kallas Pensylvania, first printed Stockholm, 1702
  • An account of the earliest Swedish settlement in America compiled from manuscripts left by the author's grandfather and by Peter Lindstrom, an engineer and cartographer in the colony, and from oral sources
  • Book IV, p. 144-156, is a "Vocabulary and phrases in the American language of New Sweden, otherwise called Pennsylvania", and includes glossaries of words and phrases relating to religion, parts of the body, clothing, weather, animals and plants, numbers, and useful conversational phrases in the Delaware language. Also contains "Discourses which took place at a council held by the Indians in 1645, on the subject of the Swedes and of New Sweden, in which their sachem or king, first speaks with his son, about calling the nation together" on p. 153-156
  • Addenda, p. [157]-166, includes "Of the Minques, or Minkus, and their language" on p. [157]-159 and gives a sizeable vocabulary of words and phrases and numerals in the Iroquois language
  • "A list of the Swedish families residing in New Sweden in the year 1693, with the number of individuals in each family": p. [164]-166
  • Signatures: pi1 A 2-20 (2, verso blank) 21 (-21)
  • Errata: p. vi, 1st count; p. 166, 3rd count
  • Bookseller's advertisements: on back cover of binding
Extent
1 online resource (xi, [2], 14-166 pages, [5] leaves of plates (1 folded)
Form of item
online
Note
John Carter Brown Library copy bound in original printed boards with title on cover; rear board fully detached; housed in green cloth clipcase measuring 26 cm. high.
Other physical details
illustrations, maps, plans)
Specific material designation
remote

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