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IN

NORTH AMERICA,

DESCRIBED IN LETTERS

FROM A GENTLEMAN

AND AIS

YOUNG COMPANION,

TO THEIR FRIENDS IN ENGLAND.

BÝ PRISCILLA WAKEFIELD,
Author of Juvenile Travellers, Family Tour, &c. &c. ,

· LONDON:

PRINTED AND SOLD BY DARTON AND HARVEY,

GRĄCECHURCH-STREET.

W

183950

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THE variety of natural productions in North America, both animal and vegetable, and the connection it formerly had with this country, give it a peculiar claim to the notice of British youth; a consideration that has induced the author to attempt a general description of it, in the form of a tour, adapted to the taste and capacity of young readers.

When the difficulty of selecting from such a fund of materials is considered, she trusts she shall obtain the same indulgence she has been favoured with on former occasions. She considers it a sanction to the work to acknowledge, that the chief sources of her information have been derived from Jefferson, Weld, Rochefoucault, Bartram, Michaux, Carver, Mackenzie, and Hearn.

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