Travels Through North and South Carolina; Georgia, East and West Florida, the Cherokee Country, the Extensive Territories of the Muscogulges or Creek

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1792 edition. Excerpt: ... CHAP. III. I waited two or three days at this post expecting the return of an Indian who was out hunting. This man was recommended to me as a suitable person for a protector and guide to the Indian settlements 'over the hills; but upon information that he would not be in shortly, and there being no other person suitable for the purpose, rather than be detained, and perhaps thereby frustrated in my purposes, I determined to set off alone and fun all risks. I crossed the river at a good ford just below the old fort. The river here is near one hundred yards over. After an agreeable progress for about two miles over delightful strawberry plains, and gently swelling green hills, I began to ascend more steep and rocky ridges. Having gained a very considerable elevation, looking around, I enjoyed a very comprehensive and delightful view : Keowe which I had but just lost sight of, appeared again* . and the serpentine river speeding through the lucid green plain apparently just under my feet. After observing this delightful landscape, I continued on again three or four miles, keeping the trading path, which led me over uneven rocky land, crossing rivulets and brooks, and rapidly descending*over rocky precipices; when I came into a charming vale, embellished with a delightful glittering river, which meandered through it, and crossed my road, On my left hand, upon the grassy bases of the rising hills, appeared the remains of a town of the ancients, as the tumuli, terraces, posts or pillars, old Peach and Plumb or chards, &c. sufficiently testify. These vales and swelling bases of the surrounding hills, afford vast crops of excellent grass and herbage fit for pasturage and hay; of the latter, Plantago Virginica, Sanguisorba, Geum, Fragaria, &c. The...

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Book Description Theclassics.Us, 2013. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Language: English . Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****.This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1792 edition. Excerpt: . CHAP. III. I waited two or three days at this post expecting the return of an Indian who was out hunting. This man was recommended to me as a suitable person for a protector and guide to the Indian settlements over the hills; but upon information that he would not be in shortly, and there being no other person suitable for the purpose, rather than be detained, and perhaps thereby frustrated in my purposes, I determined to set off alone and fun all risks. I crossed the river at a good ford just below the old fort. The river here is near one hundred yards over. After an agreeable progress for about two miles over delightful strawberry plains, and gently swelling green hills, I began to ascend more steep and rocky ridges. Having gained a very considerable elevation, looking around, I enjoyed a very comprehensive and delightful view: Keowe which I had but just lost sight of, appeared again* . and the serpentine river speeding through the lucid green plain apparently just under my feet. After observing this delightful landscape, I continued on again three or four miles, keeping the trading path, which led me over uneven rocky land, crossing rivulets and brooks, and rapidly descending*over rocky precipices; when I came into a charming vale, embellished with a delightful glittering river, which meandered through it, and crossed my road, On my left hand, upon the grassy bases of the rising hills, appeared the remains of a town of the ancients, as the tumuli, terraces, posts or pillars, old Peach and Plumb or chards, c. sufficiently testify. These vales and swelling bases of the surrounding hills, afford vast crops of excellent grass and herbage fit for pasturage and hay; of the latter, Plantago Virginica, Sanguisorba, Geum, Fragaria, c. The. Bookseller Inventory # AAV9781230734491

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Book Description Theclassics.Us. Paperback. Book Condition: New. This item is printed on demand. Paperback. 146 pages. Dimensions: 9.7in. x 7.4in. x 0.3in.This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1792 edition. Excerpt: . . . CHAP. III. I waited two or three days at this post expecting the return of an Indian who was out hunting. This man was recommended to me as a suitable person for a protector and guide to the Indian settlements over the hills; but upon information that he would not be in shortly, and there being no other person suitable for the purpose, rather than be detained, and perhaps thereby frustrated in my purposes, I determined to set off alone and fun all risks. I crossed the river at a good ford just below the old fort. The river here is near one hundred yards over. After an agreeable progress for about two miles over delightful strawberry plains, and gently swelling green hills, I began to ascend more steep and rocky ridges. Having gained a very considerable elevation, looking around, I enjoyed a very comprehensive and delightful view : Keowe which I had but just lost sight of, appeared again . and the serpentine river speeding through the lucid green plain apparently just under my feet. After observing this delightful landscape, I continued on again three or four miles, keeping the trading path, which led me over uneven rocky land, crossing rivulets and brooks, and rapidly descendingover rocky precipices; when I came into a charming vale, embellished with a delightful glittering river, which meandered through it, and crossed my road, On my left hand, upon the grassy bases of the rising hills, appeared the remains of a town of the ancients, as the tumuli, terraces, posts or pillars, old Peach and Plumb or chards, and c. sufficiently testify. These vales and swelling bases of the surrounding hills, afford vast crops of excellent grass and herbage fit for pasturage and hay; of the latter, Plantago Virginica, Sanguisorba, Geum, Fragaria, and c. The. . . This item ships from La Vergne,TN. Paperback. Bookseller Inventory # 9781230734491

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