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THROUGH

T H E U NITED STATES

CAN AD A

During
THE YEARS 1822-23.

BY

AN ENGLISH GENTLEMAN.

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Venient annis secula seris
Quibus Oceanus vincula rerum
Laxet, et ingens pateat tellus
Tethysque novos detegat orbes
Nec sit terris ultima Thule.
Scnecae Medea, Act 2. v. 375.

PRInted roR,

BALDWIN, CRADOCK, AND JOY,
LONDON.

1824.

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C. Baldwin, Printer, New Bridge-street, London.

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CHAP. I.-Voyage across the Atlantic.—Landing at
New York.-Yellow Fever............ 1
IL-Philadelphia............. - - - - - - - - - - - - - 14
III.-Baltimore.—Washington................ 32
IV.-The Government...................... 53
W.—The Laws...... - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -*... 75
Vi-Journey across the Alleghanies.—Voyage
down the Ohio...................... 82
VII.- Lexington. — Frankfort.—Louisville.—Cin-
cinnati........ - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - ... 103
VIII.-Big Bone Lick—Backwoods—Vincennes. 12s
IX.-Birkbeck's Settlement—Emigration -- - - - - - 153
x-Cat's Ferry—The Prairies—Mississippi—
St. Louis. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 173
XI.-Slavery....... - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 201

XII.-Missionaries.—Regulators.-Skunk.-Har

Titles.... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 254 XIV.-Mammoth Cave......... - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 265 XV.-Sugar Camp.–Chillicothe.—Indian Anti

quities. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 280

XVI.-Backwoodsmen.—Advice to Travellers.... 290 XVII.-Return of Spring—Horse race at Long Island.—New York. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 309

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