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Ohio Archaeological and Historical Quarterly (Volume 17) (Paperback) Loot Price: R624
Discovery Miles 6 240
Ohio Archaeological and Historical Quarterly (Volume 17) (Paperback): Ohio State Archaeological and Society

Ohio Archaeological and Historical Quarterly (Volume 17) (Paperback)

Ohio State Archaeological and Society

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1908. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... WASHINGTON'S "TOUR TO THE OHIO" AND ARTICLES OF "THE MISSISSIPPI COMPANY."* Introduction and Notes by Archer Butler Hulbert, Author of "Washington and the West," "Historic Highways," Etc. It is always interesting to recall that the earliest accurate account of the Ohio Valley is from the pen of Washington. This account is found in two manuscripts, now preserved in the Library of Congress, one of which is entitled "Remarks & Occurr3 in October'; when November came it is noted only by the words "November ist"; the other manuscript is inscribed "Where & how--my time is--Spent." The former document is the elaborated journal of Washington's tour of 1770 and the latter is a mere outline, such as he always kept, of each day's affairs. The more formal journal was damaged and the entries for about a week have never been published, nor has the journal been edited in any part. The smaller diary of the two has never been published. The two together are here reproduced, together with the articles of the "Mississippi Company," never printed before, which are in Washington's handwriting and are also preserved in the Library of Congress. The "Remarks" have been printed in part in the Writings df Washington by Sparks and Ford; also in the Old South Leaflets, as well as independently, under the title of "A Tour to the Ohio." It will be found possible, with the help of the daily account in the lesser record, to fill up quite completely the days which were partially destroyed. As these days included much of the return trip up the Ohio even a fragmentary account of them has its value to many. As a preface to the reading of this little collection of Washingtonia, relating so intimately to Ohio, it is proper to review * In the identification of points mentioned in Washington's journal...


Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: 2012
First published: 2012
Authors: Ohio State Archaeological and Society
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 10mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 178
ISBN-13: 978-1-154-01442-6
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-154-01442-8
Barcode: 9781154014426

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