Travels through the Interior Parts of North America, in the Years 1766, 1767 and 1768
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Travels through the Interior Parts of North America, in the Years 1766, 1767 and 1768

By Jonathan Carver
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  • TRAVELS THROUGH THE INTERIOR PARTS OF NORTH AMERICA, IN THE Years 1766, 1767, and 1768.
  • ADVERTISEMENT.
  • TO JOSEPH BANKS, Esq; PRESIDENT OF THE ROYAL SOCIETY.
  • AN ADDRESS TO THE PUBLIC. THE SECOND EDITION.
  • SOME ACCOUNT OF CAPTAIN J. CARVER.
  • CONTENTS.
  • INTRODUCTION.
  • A JOURNAL OF THE TRAVELS, WITH A DESCRIPTION OF THE COUNTRY, LAKES, &c.
  • OF THE ORIGIN, MANNERS, CUSTOMS, RELIGION, AND LANGUAGE OF THE INDIANS.
  • CHAPTER I. Of their Origin.
  • CHAPTER II. Of their PERSONS, DRESS, &c.
  • CHAPTER III. Of their Manners, Qualifications, &c.
  • CHAPTER IV. Their Method of reckoning Time, &c.
  • CHAPTER V. Of their Government, &c.
  • CHAPTER VI. Of their Feasts.
  • CHAPTER VII. Of their Dances.
  • CHAPTER VIII. Of their Hunting.
  • CHAPTER IX. Of their Manner of making War, &c.
  • CHAPTER X. Of their Manner of making Peace, &c.
  • CHAPTER XI. Of their Games.
  • CHAPTER XII. Of their Marriage Ceremonies, &c.
  • CHAPTER XIII. Of their Religion.
  • CHAPTER XIV. Of their Diseases, &c.
  • CHAPTER XV. Of the Manner in which they treat their Dead.
  • CHAPTER XVI. A concise Character of the Indians.
  • CHAP. XVII. Of their Language, Hieroglyphicks, &c.
    • A short Vocabulary of the ChipĂ©way Language.
    • A Short Vocabulary of the Naudowessie Language.
  • CHAPTER XVIII. Of the Beasts, Birds, Fishes, Reptiles, and Insects, which are found in the interior Parts of North America.
    • OF THE BEASTS.
    • OF THE BIRDS.
    • Of the FISHES which are found in the waters of the Mississippi.
    • OF SERPENTS.
    • LIZARDS, &c.
    • INSECTS.
  • CHAPTER XIX. Of the Trees, Shrubs, Roots, Herbs, Flowers &c.
    • OF TREES.
    • NUT TREES.
    • FRUIT TREES.
    • SHRUBS.
    • ROOTS and PLANTS.
    • HERBS.
    • FLOWERS.
    • FARINACEOUS and LEGUMINOUS ROOTS, &c.
  • APPENDIX.
  • DIRECTIONS for Placing the Maps and Plates.
  • INDEX
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