Saturday, August 13, 2016
Book Of The Week: The Emigrant's Guide to the Western and Southwestern States and Territories ...
"The Emigrant's Guide to the Western and Southwestern States and Territories: Comprising a Geographical and Statistical Description of the States ; Louisiana, Mississippi, Tennessee, Kentucky, and Ohio ; the Territories of Alabama, Missouri, and Michigan ; and the Western Parts of Virginia, Pennsylvania, and New-York ; with a Complete List of the Road and River Routes, West of the Allegheny Mountains, and the Connecting Roads from New-York, Philadelphia, and Washington City, to New-Orleans, St. Louis, and Pittsburg ; The Whole Comprising a More Comprehensive Account of the Soil, Productions, Climate, and Present State of Improvement of the Regions Described, Than Any Work Hitherto Published; Accompanied by a Map of the United States, Including Louisiana, Projected and Engraved Expressly for this Work."
By Dr William Darby. Published in 1818. FREE on Google Books - contains interesting historical context to anyone with ancestors from these areas in these times.
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