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Travels in North America

Travels in North America

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Published by Printed for C.J.G. & F. Rivington in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • North America -- Description and travel.,
  • West Indies -- Description and travel.,
  • Canada -- Description and travel,
  • United States -- Description and travel

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesCIHM/ICMH Microfiche series -- no. 21329
    ContributionsSociety for Promoting Christian Knowledge (Great Britain).
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination2 microfiches (94 fr.)
    Number of Pages94
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19198151M
    ISBN 100665213298

    Then there are a certain number of boxes to be packed, and a very uncertain number of things to fill them, while clothing has to be provided suitable to a tropical summer, and a winter within the arctic circle. Of the many images he made from the trip, 81 were reproduced as aquatints for the book. Saukie and Fox Indians. Henry, O. The beauty of the building is surpassed by the richness of the library, and the worth of this library by several of the distinguished professors, such as Doctors Madison, Wythe, Bellini, etc. The few matters on which I write which did not come under my own observation, I learned from trustworthy persons who have been long resident in the country.

    Dog-sledges of the Mandan Indians. She was in a frequent state of intoxication, and kept gin, brandy, and beer in her berth. The city, in all its confounding glory, is the subject of Kenneth T. The fleet of merchant-ships through which we passed was not without an interest. All are public domain and ready to be used i various sizes. Whether you love the sea, are conscious of your carbon footprint, don't like flying or simply prefer to sail in a relaxed atmosphere, away from the crowds, then travelling by cargo ship is the right choice for you.

    Quotations: "There are extensive and impressive evidences for the authenticity of the Book of Mormon as an ancient document dealing with real people and places, contrary Travels in North America book the endlessly and mindlessly repeated mantras of anti-Mormons. An Irish pork-merchant was seated at dinner next a Jew, who regarded the pig in toto as an abomination—a lady, a scion of a ducal family, found herself next to a French cook going out to a San Franciscan eating-house—an officer, going out to high command at Halifax, was seated next a rough Californian, who wore "nuggets" of gold for buttons; and there were contrasts even stronger than these. Although our feelings are not particularly fraternal, we give the people inhabiting this continent the national cognomen of "Brother Jonathan," while we name individuals "Yankees. A Skin Lodge of an Assiniboin Chief. I had the misfortune of having for my companion in my state-room an Englishwoman who had resided for some years at New York, and who combined in herself the disagreeable qualities of both nations.


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Where I have offered any opinions upon the effect produced by the institutions of America, or upon any great national question, I have done so with extreme diffidence, giving impressions rather than conclusions, feeling the great injustice of drawing general inferences from partial premises, as well as the impossibility of rightly estimating cause and effect during a brief residence in the United States.

Tower-Rock, view on the Mississippi. Of the many images he made from the trip, 81 were reproduced as aquatints for the book. Dougherty's Agency on the Missouri. My favorite thing about my job as a science writer is that I get to learn something new everyday. Dog Dance Remarkable hills on the upper Missouri.

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The immigrants: "established huge civilizations that stretched from sea to sea, wrote extensively using Hebrew and Egyptian, domesticated horses and cattle, cultivated many Old World plants, traveled in chariots, and.

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Previously to visiting the United States, I had read most of the American travels which had been published; yet from experience I can say that even those who read most on the Americans know little of them, from the disposition which leads travellers to seize and dwell upon the ludicrous points which continually present themselves.

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David S. The few matters on which I write which did not come under my own observation, I learned from trustworthy persons who have been long resident in the country. Offering of the Mandan Indians. Some of the Americans were very fond of practical jokes, but these were rather of a stupid description.

Having made these few remarks, I must state that at the time of my visit to the States I had no intention of recording my "experiences" in print; and as my notes taken at the time were few and meagre, and have been elaborated from memory, some inaccuracies have occurred which it will not take a keen eye to detect.One of the most adventurous travel writers of the 19th century recounts her journeys through Canada and the United States.

Drawing from letters to her sister, Bird passionately details the sight of wigwams on Prince Edward Island and the romantic falls of Lorette in Quebec — plus dark encounters with cholera, slavery, and storms at sea.

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