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Emigrant's Directory
Through every part of the Republic :

Particularising the States of Kentucky, Tennessee, Ohio,
Indiana, Mississippi, Louisiana, and Illinois; and the Territories of
Alabama, Missouri, with a description of the newly-acquired countries,
East and West Florida, Michigan, and North-western ; and compri-
sing important details on the mode of settling, prospect of adventurers,
religious opinions, manners and customs of the inhabitants, principal
towns and villages, their manufactures, commerce, objects of curiosity,
&c.; with a minute and comprehensive description of the soil, pro-
ductions, climate and aspect of the country; likewise, an account of
the British Possessions in

UPPER AND LOWER CANADA;

Accompanied by a whole Sheet Map of the United States ; and cor-
rect Table or List of the principal Post and Cross Roads throughout
the United States.

Compiled by several Gentlemen, from a variety of Original

Manuscripts, and from the latest and best authorities.

London:

Printed for Edwards & Knibb; W. Grapel, Liverpool, &c. &c.

JOHNSON, PRINTER, LIVERPOOL.

LL S 10049.2019

UNIL RSITY
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PREFACE

It is now near half a century since any work of this nature has been published, comprising real practical information, and embracing every part of the United States of America ; this fact will, of course, sufficiently establish the necessity and utility of the Volume now presented to the Public: for, although several volumes of travels, and many jourpals of tourists have been published within that period, they are chiefly confined to mere local de. scriptions, of little moment to the future emigrant. The mere description of a country, however faithfully executed, is by no means sufficient for the foreigner or future inhabitant, who eagerly desires to know the local nature and advantages of the situation where he purposes to reside—the quality of the soil—the rate of land—the price of labour, (of living, of every article he may have to sell or purchase.

The compilers of this volume have been particularly careful in selecting, from the latest and most authentic sources, all such minute and necessary

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