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An historical narrative and topographical description of Louisiana and West-Florida

comprehending the river Mississippi with its principal branches and settlementss, and the rivers Pearl, Pascagoula ... &c. ... with directions for sailing into all the bays, lakes, harbours and rivers on the north side of the Gulf of Mexico ...

by Thomas Hutchins

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Published by Printed for the author in Philadelphia .
Written in English


Edition Notes

With his Topographical description of Virginia. London, 1778

StatementBy Thomas Hutchins
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE163 .H96
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, [5]-94 p., 1 l.
Number of Pages94
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24357572M
LC Control Number02006396
OCLC/WorldCa1593851

Thomas Hutchins, reporting on the timber industry of ("Historical Narrative and Topographical Description of Louisiana and West Florida"), observed: "In the autumn, the planters employed their slaves in cutting down and squaring timber, for sawing into boards and scantling. University of West Florida Archaeology Institute Report of Investigations, No. Submitted to the Bureau of Archaeological Research, Division of Historical Resources, Florida Department of State, Tallahassee. Containing the Geographical Description and Natural History of that Country, Particularly Canada. A historical narrative and.

Historical memoir of the war in West Florida and Louisians, in Published Catalog Record; Full View; Add item to a collection. An historical narrative and topographical description of Louisiana and West-Florida Published Author Hutchins, Thomas, Catalog Record;. Settlement () of the West Florida Controversy gave Louisiana the area between the Mississippi and Pearl rivers, which formerly had been part of Florida. After statehood French and Spanish influence remained, not only in the Creole and Cajun societies but also in the civil law (based on French and Spanish codes) and in the division of the.

In An Historical Narrative and Topographical Description of Louisiana and West Florida (), he takes stock of the land’s bounty: grapes, oranges, lemons, cotton, sassafras, saffron, rhubarb, hemp, flax, tobacco, and indigo. Although enslaved Africans, the producers of most of these agricultural commodities, go unmentioned, Hutchins pauses. An historical narrative and topographical description of Louisiana and West-Florida / Thomas Hutchins; a facsimile reproduction of the edition with introduction and index by Joseph G. Tregle Jr. - Gainesville, Fla.: University of Florida Press, xlvii-iv p.; 20 cm. - .


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An historical narrative and topographical description of Louisiana and West-Florida by Thomas Hutchins Download PDF EPUB FB2

The "Historical Narrative" is an unedited, facsimile source that described Louisiana on the eve of the Louisiana Purchase, prepared by a United States agent or spy that gave a small useful description of one of the greatest real estate bargains in history of the U.S.4/5(1).

An historical narrative and topographical description of Louisiana and West-Florida: comprehending the river Mississippi with its principal branches and settlementss, and the. Historical narrative and topographical description of Louisiana and West-Florida.

Gainesville, University of Florida Press, (OCoLC) Material Type: Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Hutchins; Joseph George Tregle.

Historical Narrative and Topographical Description of Louisiana, and West-Florida, Comprehending the River Mississippi with its Principal Branches and Settlements.

first edition Softcover. An historical narrative and topographical description of Louisiana, and West-Florida [electronic resource]: comprehending the river Mississippi with its principal branches and settlements, and the rivers Pearl, Pascagoula, Mobille, Perdido, Escambia, Chacta-Hatcha, &c.: The climate, soil, and produce whether animal, vegetable, or.

An HISTORICAL NARRATIVE and TOPOGRAPHICAL DESCRIPTION of LOUISIANA, and WEST-FLORIDA, comprehending the RIVER MISSISSIPPI with its Principal Branches and Settlements, and the RIVERS PEARL, PASCAGOULA, MOBILE, PERDIDO, ESCAMBIA, CHACTAHATCHA, &c., the CLIMATE, SOIL, and PRODUCE whether ANIMAL, VEGETABLE, or.

Also along on part of the expedition was Major Alexander Dickson, commander of the 16th Regiment in West Florida. Much of the data used by Hutchins in preparing his book, "Historical, Narrative and Topographical Description of Louisiana and West Florida" came.

AN HISTORICAL AND TOPOGRAPHICAL DESCRIPTION,&c. A DESCRIPTIONoftherlvqrMiffiffippi andthecountrythroughwhicnitflows, calledLouifiana,wouldhavebeenthefirft obje. the famous Topographical Description of Virginia, Penn-sylvania, Maryland, and North Carolina, with its historic map; the "Courses of the Ohio" already mentioned above; the plats of the Seven Ranges; an'd the Historical Narra-tive and Topographical Description of Louisiana and West Florida, which occasions the present essay.

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An historical narrative and topographical description of Louisiana, and West-Florida: comprehending the river Mississippi with its principal branches and settlements, and the rivers Pearl, Pascagoula, Mobille, Perdido, Escambia, Chacta-Hatcha, &c. Inhe published an “Historical Narrative and Topographical Description of Louisiana and West Florida.” He wrote of the region about Natchez: “The soil at this place is superior to any of the lands on the borders of the river Mississippi, for the production of many articles.

I had just read about the book and its author in Jack Davis' book The Gulf: An historical narrative and topographical description of Louisiana, and West-Florida: comprehending the river Mississippi with its principal branches and settlements, and the rivers Pearl, Pascagoula, Mobille, Perdido, Escambia, Chacta-Hatcha, &c.

HUTCHINS, THOMAS. An Historical Narrative and Topographical Description of Louisiana and West-Florida, Philadelphia. LA HARPE. Journal Historique de l'1tablissement des Franlais A La Louisiane, Nouvelle-Orlgans, LE PAGE DU PRATZ.

Histoire de La Louisiane, 3 vols., Paris, An Historical Narrative and Topographical Description of Louisiana, and West-Florida by Thomas Hutchins; A Facsimile Reproduction of the Edition with.

A topographical description of the western territory of North America: containing a succinct account of its soil, climate, natural history, population, agriculture, manners, and customs: with an ample description of the several divisions into which that country is partitioned.

Travels in Louisiana and the Floridas, in the year [microform]: giving a correct picture of those An historical narrative and topographical description of Louisiana, and West-Florida.

An even more expanded edition of A Topographical Description—which included such texts as the treaty with Spain on the free navigation of the Mississippi, the Plan of Association of the North American Land Company, and Thomas Hutchins’s Historical Narrative and Topographical Description of Louisiana and West Florida—appeared in London in.

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Paperback $ $ FREE Shipping on orders over $25 shipped by Amazon. Book Depository Books With Free Delivery Worldwide. Other sources we found useful in locating information about the early European presence in the MMR were: Philip Pittman’s The Present State of the European Settlements on the Mississippi (), Thomas Hutchins’ A Historical Narrative and Topographical Description of Louisiana and West Florida (published ), Georges-Victor Collot.

An historical narrative and topographical description of Louisiana and West-Florida Works by this author published before January 1, are in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least years ago.A description of Jamaica mentions Gauld's early work.

"Modern charts give only the outline of this area; but there is a particularly interesting chart, "Plan of Port Royal Harbour," by George Gauld, "Surveyor General of the Coast of West Florida," the field work for which was apparently completed in I, which shows the probable make-up of the.