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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, delineated on copper-plates, neatly engraven; 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.

  • Williamson, Peter, 1730-1799.
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Edinburgh : Printed for the author, and sold by him at his Coffee-room within the Parliament-House and by R. Fleming, bookseller at the Cross, and by other booksellers in Great-Britain and Ireland, who commission them, 1768.

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viii,184p.,plate ; 120.

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ESTC T177639



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