The Resource Memorable days in America : being a journal of a tour to the United States, principally undertaken to ascertain, by positive evidence, the condition and probable prospects of British emigrants ; including accounts of Mr. Birkbeck's settlement in the Illinois, by W. Faux, an English farmer ; edited with notes, introductions, index, etc. by Reuben Gold Thwaites

Memorable days in America : being a journal of a tour to the United States, principally undertaken to ascertain, by positive evidence, the condition and probable prospects of British emigrants ; including accounts of Mr. Birkbeck's settlement in the Illinois, by W. Faux, an English farmer ; edited with notes, introductions, index, etc. by Reuben Gold Thwaites

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Memorable days in America : being a journal of a tour to the United States, principally undertaken to ascertain, by positive evidence, the condition and probable prospects of British emigrants ; including accounts of Mr. Birkbeck's settlement in the Illinois
Title
Memorable days in America
Title remainder
being a journal of a tour to the United States, principally undertaken to ascertain, by positive evidence, the condition and probable prospects of British emigrants ; including accounts of Mr. Birkbeck's settlement in the Illinois
Statement of responsibility
by W. Faux, an English farmer ; edited with notes, introductions, index, etc. by Reuben Gold Thwaites
Title variation
  • Early western travels comprising
  • Faux's Memorable days in America, November 27, 1818-July 21, 1820
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Language
eng
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MOA
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • facsimiles
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Series statement
Early Western Travels, 1748-1846
Series volume
v. 11,12
Label
Memorable days in America : being a journal of a tour to the United States, principally undertaken to ascertain, by positive evidence, the condition and probable prospects of British emigrants ; including accounts of Mr. Birkbeck's settlement in the Illinois, by W. Faux, an English farmer ; edited with notes, introductions, index, etc. by Reuben Gold Thwaites
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Note
Reprint of original edition: London 1823
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volume
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nc
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rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Volume 11. Preface to volumes XI and XII / Reuben Gold Thwaites -- Memorable days in America (Part I: November 27, 1818-December 31, 1819). Author's dedication ; Author's preface ; List of subscribers ; Text (Part I) / William Faux
  • Volume 12. Memorable days in America (Part II: January 1-July 21, 1820) / William Faux -- A visit to North America and the English Settlements in Illinois with a winter residence at Philadelphia, solely to ascertain the actual prospects of the emigrating agriculturist, mechanic, and commercial speculator. Author's dedication ; Author's preface ; Text. The voyage ; Ship cookery ; Situation of a passenger on board ship ; Drive to the Falls of the Passaic River, Jersey State ; Philadelphia ; A Pensilvanian Inkeeper ; American waiters ; Servants ; Black population in free Pensilvania ; Night ; Americans and Scots ; Virginia ; Wheeling ; State of Ohio ; Kentuckky, Maysville or Limestone ; An odd mistake ; Lexington, Kentucky ; Frankfort ; Louisville ; Indiana ; Vincennes (Indiana) ; A visit to the English Settlement in the Illinois ; Harmony ; A winter at Philadephia ; Horrible execution! ; Lectures on anatomy / Adlard Welby
  • Illustrations to volume 11. A log house drawn from Ingle's refuge, state of Indiana, U.S. / by W. Faux -- Facsimile of title-page to Faux
  • Illustrations to volume 12. Log tavern, Indiana -- Facsimile of title-page to Welby -- Little Brandywine, Pennsylvania -- Bridge at Columbia, Pennsylvania -- Susquehannah River at Columbia -- Place of worship & burial ground, at Ligonier Town, Pennsylvania -- Widow McMurran's Tavern, Scrub Ridge -- View on Scrub Ridge -- Wooden scoop (text cut) -- Ferry at Maysville, on the Ohio -- Maysville, on the Ohio, Kentucky -- Frankfort, Kentucky -- The church at Harmonie -- Bridge at Zanesville, Ohio -- View at Fort Cumberland, Maryland -- View at Fort Cumberland, Maryland
Control code
6509211
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
2 volumes
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Library's copy 1 (Special Collections). Bookplate: Charles N. Dietz.
Other physical details
illustrations, facsimiles
System control number
(OCoLC)6509211
Label
Memorable days in America : being a journal of a tour to the United States, principally undertaken to ascertain, by positive evidence, the condition and probable prospects of British emigrants ; including accounts of Mr. Birkbeck's settlement in the Illinois, by W. Faux, an English farmer ; edited with notes, introductions, index, etc. by Reuben Gold Thwaites
Publication
Note
Reprint of original edition: London 1823
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Volume 11. Preface to volumes XI and XII / Reuben Gold Thwaites -- Memorable days in America (Part I: November 27, 1818-December 31, 1819). Author's dedication ; Author's preface ; List of subscribers ; Text (Part I) / William Faux
  • Volume 12. Memorable days in America (Part II: January 1-July 21, 1820) / William Faux -- A visit to North America and the English Settlements in Illinois with a winter residence at Philadelphia, solely to ascertain the actual prospects of the emigrating agriculturist, mechanic, and commercial speculator. Author's dedication ; Author's preface ; Text. The voyage ; Ship cookery ; Situation of a passenger on board ship ; Drive to the Falls of the Passaic River, Jersey State ; Philadelphia ; A Pensilvanian Inkeeper ; American waiters ; Servants ; Black population in free Pensilvania ; Night ; Americans and Scots ; Virginia ; Wheeling ; State of Ohio ; Kentuckky, Maysville or Limestone ; An odd mistake ; Lexington, Kentucky ; Frankfort ; Louisville ; Indiana ; Vincennes (Indiana) ; A visit to the English Settlement in the Illinois ; Harmony ; A winter at Philadephia ; Horrible execution! ; Lectures on anatomy / Adlard Welby
  • Illustrations to volume 11. A log house drawn from Ingle's refuge, state of Indiana, U.S. / by W. Faux -- Facsimile of title-page to Faux
  • Illustrations to volume 12. Log tavern, Indiana -- Facsimile of title-page to Welby -- Little Brandywine, Pennsylvania -- Bridge at Columbia, Pennsylvania -- Susquehannah River at Columbia -- Place of worship & burial ground, at Ligonier Town, Pennsylvania -- Widow McMurran's Tavern, Scrub Ridge -- View on Scrub Ridge -- Wooden scoop (text cut) -- Ferry at Maysville, on the Ohio -- Maysville, on the Ohio, Kentucky -- Frankfort, Kentucky -- The church at Harmonie -- Bridge at Zanesville, Ohio -- View at Fort Cumberland, Maryland -- View at Fort Cumberland, Maryland
Control code
6509211
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
2 volumes
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Library's copy 1 (Special Collections). Bookplate: Charles N. Dietz.
Other physical details
illustrations, facsimiles
System control number
(OCoLC)6509211

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