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"Travels through North and South Carolina, Georgia, east and west Florida, the Cherokee country, the extensive territories of the Muscogulges or Creek Confederacy, and the country of the Chactaws. Containg an account of the soil and natural productions of those regions; together with observations on the manners of the Indians..."
Dublin: "J. Moore, W. Jones, R. M'Allister, and J. Rice". 1793. "First Dublin edition (first published in Philadelphia in 1791 and again in London in 1792), 8vo, pp. xxiv, 520, [12] index; engraved folding map and 7 engraved plates (2 folding); contemporary full tree calf, joints restored; good and sound; internally crisp and clean. Howes B-223: ""Extensive travels, in the early years of the Republic, through the southern frontiers and among the Creeks and Cherokees. A work of high character well meriting its wide esteem."" Sabin 3870: ""Unequalled for the vivid picturesqueness of its descriptions of nature, scenery, and productions."" Field 94: ""Although more specifically a naturalist, he neglected nothing which would add to the common stock of human knowledge. He not only offers us pictures of Indian life, and sketches of the striking peculiarities of the tribes he visited, but he gives us tables of the names and localities of the numerous towns of the populous nations of the Creeks and Cherokees. Fifty-three villages of the first and forty-five of the latter are enumerated and named."" Clark, Old South I, 197 for a long description of this important book."
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