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G E O G R A P H Y;
- O R,
A VIEW OF THE PRESENT SITUATION

- O F T H e
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA:

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Astronomical Geography – Geographical Definitions, Discovery, and
General Description of AMERICA and the UNITED STATEs : — Of their
Boundaries; Mountains; Lakes; Bays and Rivers; Natural History;
Produćtions; Population; Government; Agriculture; Commerce; **
Manufactures; and History.—A concise Account of the War, and of
the important Events which have succeeded.

witH A PART1c ULAR DESCRIPTION or

KENTUcky, THE WESTERN TERRItoRY, and WERMont. — Of their

Extent; Civil Divisions; Chief Towns; Climates; Soils; Trade; Character;

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An Abridgment of the Geography of the BRITish, Spanish, French, and Durch
Dominions in AMERIca and the WesT-INDIE's. –––. Of EUROPE, Asia, and

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O imperfeót are all accounts of AMERICA hitherto published, even by those who once exclusively possessed the best means of information, that from them very little knowledge of this country can be acquired. Europeans have been the sole writers of American Geography, and have too often suffered fancy to supply the place of facts, and thus have led their readers into errors, while they professed to aim at removing their ignorance. But since the United States have become an independent nation, and have risen into Empire, it would be reproachful for them to suffer this ignorance to continue; and the rest of the world have a right now to expect authentic information. To furnish this has been the design of the author of the following work ; but he does not pretend that this design is compleated, nor will the judicious and A 2 candid

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