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Title The travels of Peter Williamson, among the different nations and tribes of savage Indians in America…
Author Williamson, Peter (1730-1799)
Document Type Printed Book
Names Dempster, George (1732-1818)
Places Niagara Falls, Canada; Mohawk River, New York, United States
Keywords agriculture, animal, crafts, crops, custom, equipment, farming, government, land cultivation, livestock, observation, religion, Six Nations, society, subsistence, war, wildlife, weapon
Theme Observation, Representation and Cultural Encounters
Tribe / Nation
Culture Area Northeast, Southeast
Publisher Printed for the author and sold by him, and by R. Fleming, and by other booksellers in Great-Britain and Ireland
Place of Publication Edinburgh
Additional Information

FULL TITLE: The travels of Peter Williamson, among the different nations and tribes of savage Indians in America; with an account of their principles religious, civil, and military; their genius, strength, ideas of a deity, and notions of the creation; with every thing remarkable concerning their manners, customs, employments, diversions, commerce, agriculture, &c. &c. Also, a description of all the different serpents, and other curious animals in America ... likewise, an accurate description of the wonderful falls of Niagara, &c. &c. together with a plate, description, use, advantage, manner of making and handling the curious machine for reaping of oats, barley, &c. To which is added a curious alphabetical view of the whole world. The length, breadth, produce, and capital cities of each country; with an account of their inhabitants. And lastly, some general observations on the nature of submissions, and decreets-arbitral. In three parts. Written by himself

Library The Newberry Library
Copyright The Newberry Library
Collection The Edward E. Ayer Collection
Reference VAULT Ayer 250 .W7 1768
Catalogue Link The Newberry Library Catalogue