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,
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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
Title variation
Carver's travels
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Contributor
Subject
Language
  • engdakoji
  • eng
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Cataloging source
MWA
Citation location within source
  • 11185
  • 31920
  • W28309
  • III:3855
Citation source
  • Sabin
  • Evans
  • ESTC
  • Brown, J.C. Cat., 1493-1800
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1710-1780
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Carver, Jonathan
Index
no index present
LC call number
F597
LC item number
.C382
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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  • First published in London, 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
  • The Houghton Library notes two settings of signatures E-K, P-Q, and S-W, distinguishable by the size of the signature marks
  • "A short vocabulary of the Chipéway [Ojibwa] language": p. 241-249
  • "A short vocabulary of the Naudowessie [Dakota] language": p. 249-253
  • Signatures: a A-U W X-2B
Extent
1 online resource (xvi, [1], 6-312 pages)
Form of item
online
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John Carter Brown Library copy bound in contemporary full 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
  • First published in London, 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
  • The Houghton Library notes two settings of signatures E-K, P-Q, and S-W, distinguishable by the size of the signature marks
  • "A short vocabulary of the Chipéway [Ojibwa] language": p. 241-249
  • "A short vocabulary of the Naudowessie [Dakota] language": p. 249-253
  • Signatures: a A-U W X-2B
Extent
1 online resource (xvi, [1], 6-312 pages)
Form of item
online
Note
John Carter Brown Library copy bound in contemporary full calf.
Specific material designation
remote

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