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Morse's Geography. This day is published, No. 1. Price one Shilling, of the American geography; or, A view of the present situation United States of America: containing astronomical geography.-geographical definitions, discovery, and general description of America and the United States: Of their boundaries; mountains; lakes; bays and rivers; natural history; productions; populations; government; agriculture; commerce; manufactures; and history.-A concise account of the war and of the important events which have succeeded. With a particular description of Kentucky, the western territory, and Vermont; of their extent; civil divisions; chief towns; climates; soils; trade; character; constitutions; courts of justice; colleges; academies; religion; islands; Indians; literary and humane societies; springs; curiosities; histories; &c. To which is added, an abridgement of the geography of the British, Spanish, French, and Dutch dominions in America and the West-Indies. Also of Europe, Asia, and Africa. By Jedidiah Morse. Conditions. I. The work will make one large volume octavo. II. Each number (except the last) will contain seven sheets of letter-press. III. The work will be completed in six weekly numbers, at one shilling each, and will contain two sheet maps, one of the southern, the other of the northern states, from the latest surveys. IV. The whole work being already printed may be had complete, or by one or more numbers, as best fuits the convenience of the purchaser.
- Stockdale, John, 1749?-1814.
- Sept. 27, 1793