Historical nuggets. Bibliotheca Americana or A descriptive account of my collection of rare books relating to America, H. Stevens (and H.N. Stevens).

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Página 348 - ... America, extending above four thousand miles, between New France and New Mexico. With a description of the Great Lakes, cataracts, rivers, plants, and animals...
Página 166 - Considerations on the Measures carrying on with respect to the British Colonies in North America (1774).
Página 77 - Foot, and now brigadier general in America. Including his transactions with the Indians, relative to the delivery of their prisoners, and the preliminaries of peace. With an introductory account of the preceding campaign, and battle at Bushy-Run. To which are annexed military papers, containing reflections on the war with the savages: a method of forming frontier settlements', some account of the Indian country, with a list of nations, fighting men, towns, distances and different routs.
Página 275 - Master will do more Work than both his Hands; and again, Want of Care does us more Damage than Want of Knowledge; and again. Not to oversee Workmen, is to leave them your Purse open. Trusting too much to others' Care is the Ruin of many; for, as the Almanack says.
Página 359 - TRUMBULL (Henry). History of the Discovery of. America, of the Landing of our Forefathers, at Plymouth, and of their most remarkable Engagements with the Indians in NewEngland, from their first landing in 1620, until the final subjugation of the Natives in 1679.
Página 151 - Memorials of Columbus : or a Collection of Authentic Documents of that Celebrated Navigator, now first published from the Original Manuscripts, by Order of the Decurions of Genoa; preceded by a Memoir of his Life and Discoveries. Translated from the Spanish and Italian.
Página 62 - II. The natural Productions and Conveniences of the Country, suited to Trade and Improvement. III. The Native Indians, their Religion, Laws, and Customs, in War and Peace.
Página 384 - An Impartial History of the War in America, between Great Britain and her Colonies...
Página 49 - An Inquiry into the Causes and Consequences of the Orders in Council; and an Examination of the Conduct of Great Britain towards the Neutral Commerce of America.
Página 24 - Comprising the Declaration of Independence ; The Articles of Confederation; the Constitution of the United States, and the Constitutions of the several States composing the Union, viz.

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