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Title Travels Through North America
Reference Arents 890
Collection George Arents Collection
Library New York Public Library
Date 1778
Author(s) Carver, Jonathan
Place of Publication London
Description A book, written by Captain J Carver, describing his travels through North America from 1766-1768. The author includes detailed descriptions of the lands, flora and fauna, indigenous peoples and commodities of those places.
Document Type Printed Book
Primary Commodity Tobacco
Theme Exploration and Discovery; Art and Literature
Keywords clothes, copper, corn, crop, conflict, raw material, nut oil, religion, hunting, buffalo, dance, botany, manners and customs, disease, meat, fish, timber, nuts, manners and customs, flora and fauna
Region North America
Places USA
Additional Information Describes plants and barks of trees which were mixed with tobacco. For more information on this title, see: Tobacco: Its History. Illustrated by The Books, Manuscripts and Engravings in the Library of George Arents Jr, Together with an Introductory Essay, Glossary and Bibliographic Notes. Volume Three: 1698-1783, p. 494-496.
Copyright New York Public Library