THE WESTERN COUNTRY IN 1893:- Reports on Kentucky and Virginia by Harry Toulmin by

THE WESTERN COUNTRY IN 1893:- Reports on Kentucky and Virginia by Harry Toulmin

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Toulmin, a Unitarian minister from Lancashire, England, migrated to the United States in 1795, and this is based on his journal, the report of the New World as he found it when he visited Kentucky, prior to settling there. A practical observe Toulmin gives very precise particulars on all information acquired,- details of his crossing to Norfolk, his journey to Richmond, then on to Kentucky. Here are facts about the people, statistics on the population, clothes, climate, customs, politics, religion, labor and employment, with special emphasis on crops and livestock, manufacturers and commerce... Of genuine documentary value, this has been carefully edited for regional-historical- reference shelves. It may also pick up some of the interest- in early American records stimulated by Moreau de St. Mery's American Journey.

Pub Date: April 5th, 1948
Publisher: The Huntington Library; San Marino, Cal.