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HISTORIC HIGHWAYS OF AMERICA (VOL. 9) -

WATERWAYS OF WESTWARD EXPANSION - THE OHIO RIVER



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Finally available, a high quality book of the original classic edition of Historic Highways of America (Vol. 9) - Waterways of Westward Expansion - The Ohio River and its Tributaries. It was previously published by other bona fide publishers, and is now, after many years, back in print. This is a new and freshly published edition of this culturally important work by Archer Butler Hulbert, which is now, at last, again available to you. Get the PDF and EPUB NOW as well. Included in your purchase you have Historic Highways of America (Vol. 9) - Waterways of Westward Expansion - The Ohio River and its Tributaries in EPUB AND PDF format to read on any tablet, eReader, desktop, laptop or smartphone simultaneous - Get it NOW. Enjoy this classic work today. These selected paragraphs distill the contents and give you a quick look inside Historic Highways of America (Vol. 9) - Waterways of Westward Expansion - The Ohio River and its Tributaries: Look inside the book: He further states: “The Ohio river being in many places wide and deep and so gentle that for many miles, in some places, no current is perceivable, the least wind blowing up the river covers the surface with what the people of that country call ‘white caps;’ and I have myself witnessed that for days together, this has been the case, caused by southwesterly winds (which by the by are the prevailing winds in that country) so that we, navigating the canoes, durst not venture to proceed, as these white caps would have filled, and sunk our canoe in an instant. ...According to Bonnécamps: “we buried a 2nd plate of lead under a great rock, upon which were to be seen several figures roughly graven,” while Céloron himself informs us: “I ... have buried on the south bank of the Ohio, four leagues below the River aux Bœufs, opposite a bald mountain and near a large stone, on which are seen several figures, rather roughly engraved, a lead plate and attached in the same place to a tree the arms of the king.”

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    • Ano de Edição: 2013
    • Ano:  2013
    • País de Produção: Canada
    • Código de Barras:  2001121316177
    • ISBN:  9781486498963

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