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Travels through the northern parts of the United States in the years 1807 and 1808.

in 3 volumes.


by Edward Augustus Kendall, Esq.
1809. New York: I Riley

Volume 2; chapters XLVI-LVII; p. 127-263

Massachusetts - these 12 chapters are posted as 3 sets of 4

    XLVI,  p 127-141: Sandwich, Barnstable, Chatham, salt-making, Cape Malebarre
    XLVII, p 142-156: Orleans, Eastham, Wellfleet, Truro, Provincetown, making fish
    XLVIII, p 156-171: suspicions of British, Highland Light, Truro, fishermen in debt, Capt. Collings, Eastham
    IL, p 172-176: American English  

    L: p 177-183: Mashpee
    LI: p 183-201: Martha's Vineyard, Gay Head, Indians, Edgartown, Chabaqiddic, Holmes Hole
    LII: p 202-219: Nantucket, whaling, farming, Falmouth, Wareham, Rochester, New Bedford
    LIII: p 220-234: Dighton rock, Dighton, Taunton, Polly C. Bragg

   LIV-LVII: p 235-263: Boston

Volume 3; chapter LX; p. 2-11: American political parties

 Volumes 1 and 2 were formerly posted as image files by the University of Göttingen, and I derived my HTML files from those, but apparently they are no longer available. Volume 3 is scanned from a volume at Brandeis University.

table of contents:
Volume I
Volume II
Volume III


TRAVELS

THROUGH

THE NORTHERN PARTS

OF THE

UNITED STATES,

in

THE YEARS 1807 AND 1808.

BY
EDWARD AUGUSTUS KENDALL, ESQ,

IN THREE VOLUMES.

NEW-YORK: Printed and published by I. Riley

1809.


DISTRICT OF NEW-YORK, s.s.

BE IT REMEMBERED, That on the twenty-seventh day of October, in the thirty-fourth year of the Independence of the United States of America, Isaac Riley, of the said district, hath deposited in this office the title of a book, the right whereof he claims as proprietor, in the words and figures following, to wit:

" Travels through the Northern parts of the United States, in the years 1807 and 1808, by Edward Augustus Kendall, Esq. In three volumes. Volume III.

In conformity to the act of the Congress of the United States, entitled, "An act for the encouragement of learning, by securing the copies of maps, charts, and books, to the authors and proprietors of such copies, during the times therein mentioned ;" and also to an act, entitled, " An act, supplementary to an act, entitled, an act for the encouragement of learning, by securing the copies of maps, charts and books, to the authors and proprietors of such copies, during the times therein mentioned, and extending the benefits thereof to the arts of designing, engraving and etching historical and other prints."

CHARLES CLINTON,
Clerk of the District of New-York


CONTENTS OF VOLUME I.

CHAPTER I.              page
    Connecticut—Election-day,            1

CHAPTER II.
    Connecticut—Situation—Towns—Counties,
    8

CHAPTER III.
    Connecticut—Goverment,
           20

CHAPTER IV.
    Connecticut—Legislature,
             25

CHAPTER V.
    Connecticut—Mode of Election,
          27

CHAPTER VI.
    Connecticut—Elective Franchise,
         44

CHAPTER VII.    
    Connecticut—Constitution of Government,     50

CHAPTER VIII.
    Connecticut
Wethersfield—Middletown,     83

CHAPTKR IX.
    Connecticut—Haddam—East Haddam,
    97

CHAPTER X.
    Connecticut—Societies and Churches,
    106

CHAPTER XI.
    Connecticut—Berlin,
                 117

CHAPTER XII.
    Connecticut
Hartford,               139

CHAPTER XIII.
    Connecticut
Hartford Poetry,     145

CHAPTER XIV.
    Connecticut—Theatrical Prohibition,
    164

CHAPTER XV.         
    Connecticut—General AssemblyCourts of Justice,                169

CHAPTER XVI.
    ConnecticutTrial by Jury,           182

CHAPTER XVII.
    Connecticut
Taxation      186

CHAPTER XVIII.
    Connecticut—Taxes and Public Expenditure,            192

CHAPTER XIX.
    ConnecticutStatistical and Historical Notes,           194

CHAPTER XX,
    Connecticut—Windsor,              202

CHAPTER XXI.
    Connecticut—Newgate Prison,        206

CHAPTER XXII.
    Connecticut—Canton—CanaanHartland
Colebrook—Norfolk,                 219

CHAPTER XXIII.
    Connecticut—Canaan—Salisbury—Sharon, 327

CHAPTER XXIV.
    Connecticut—Goshen—Litchfield,     2
35

CHAPTER XXV.
    Connecticut
Kent—Inscriptions,     241

CHAPTER XXVI.
    Connecticut—Woodbridge—New Haven,
    247

CHAPTER XXVII.
    Connecticut—Yale College,
            258

CHAPTER XXVIII.
    Connecticut—Schools,
             265

CHAPTER XXIX.        
    Connecticut—Ancient Government of New-haven,            275

CHAPTER XXX.
    Connecticut—Newhaven Blue-laws,     283

CHAPTER XXXI.
    Connecticut—New London,
            290

CHAPTER XXXH.
    Connecticut—Montville—Mohegan Lands—Norwich—Lebanon,     300

CHAPTER XXXIII.
    Connecticut—Windham—Willington,     314

CHAPTER XXXIV. Connecticut—Stafford Springs—Pomfret,     324


CONTENTS OF VOLUME II.

CHAPTER XXXV.        page
    Rhode Island and Providence Plantations,     1

CHAPTER XXXVI.
    Rhode Island, &c.—Providence,
         13

CHAPTER XXXVII.
    Rhode Island, &c.—Manufactures,
    25

CHAPTER XXXVIII.
    Massachusetts—Plymouth,
            35

CHAPTER XXXIX.
    Massachusetts—Rocks of Sacrifice,    
46

CHAPTER XL.
    Stones of Power,    
52

CHAPTER XLI.
    The same, continued,               62

CHAPTER XLII.
    The same, continued.
                67

CHAPTER XLIII.
    The same, continued,
                91

CHAPTER XLIV.
    The same, continued,
              109

CHAPTER XLV.
    The same, concluded,
              117

CHAPTER XLVI.
    MassachusettsSandwichBarnstable—Chatham,                    127

CHAPTER XLVII.
    Massachusetts—Orleans—Wellfleet—Provincetown,                   142

CHAPTER XLVIII.    
    Massachusetts—TruroEastham,     156

CHAPTER XLIX.
    English Language,                172

CHAPTER L.
    Massachusetts—Plantation of Marshpee,    
177

CHAPTER LI.
    MassachusettsMartha's Vineyard,     183

CHAPTER LII.
    Massachusetts—Nantucket—Falmouth—Buttermilk Bay—New Bedford, 202

CHAPTER LIII.
    Massachusetts— Dighton—Taunton, 219

CHAPTER LIV.
    Massachusetts—Boston,
             235

CHAPTER LV.              
    The same, continued               249

CHAPTER LVI.
    The same, continued,
              256

CHAPTER LVII.
    Massachusetts
Port of Boston,     260

CHAPTER LVIII.
    Massachusetts—Indian Missions,
    264

CHAPTER LIX.
    Massachusetts—Boston—Literature,
    303


CONTENTS OF VOLUME III.

CHAPTER LX.                 Page
    Names of Parties,                   1

CHAPTER LXI.
    MassachusettsCharlestownCambridgeHarvard College,      8

CHAPTER LXIII.*
    MassachusettsSalemMarbleheadNewburyport,                       21

CHAPTER LXIV.
    New HampshirePortsmouthDover,     30

CHAPTER LXIV.
    Massachusetts
MaineSaco,
          40

CHAPTER LXVI.
    MassachusettsMaineThe KennebecTaconnet Falls,                      46

CHAPTER LXVII.            
    MassachusettsMaineFalls of Noridgewoc— Noridgewoc or Nanrantswac,             52

CHAPTER LXVIII.
    Massachusetts—Maine—Bingham Purchase— Sandy River—Noridgewoc,            70

CHAPTER LXIX.
    MassachusettsMaineNoridgewoc, continued,                           84

CHAPTER LXX.
    MassachusettsMaine—Augusta,     108

CHAPTER LXXI.
    MassachusettsMaine— Hallowell—Gardiner,                           118

CHAPTER LXXII.
    MassachusettsMaine— WiscassetBath,     127

CHAPTER LXXIII,
    MassachusettsMaineBrunswic Pejipscot Falls—Bowdoin College, 139

CHAPTER LXXIV.          
    Massachusetts—Maine—Portland,      152

CHAPTER LXXV.
    MassachusettsMainePopulationMilitia,                       169

CHAPTER LXXVI.
    New HampshireWhite Mountains, 172

CHAPTER LXXVII.
    New HampshireBethlehemBath Haverhill—Dartmouth College, 188

CHAPTER LXXVIIL
    Vermont—New Hampshire—Hartford—WindsorGreat Falls,              199

CHAPTER LXXIX.
    Vermont—Rockingham—Brattleborough,     216

CHAPTER LXXX.
    MassachusettsNorthamptonWorcester
Ethiopic Inscription,        223

CHAPTER LXXXI.           
    VermontRutland—MiddleburyVergennes,                        235

CHAPTER LXXXII.
    VermontRutland, resumed,     249

CHAPTER LXXXIII.
    The same, continued,              258

CHAPTER LXXXIV.
    VermontBurlingtonUniversity of VermontSaint-Alban's,       269

CHAPTER LXXXV.               
    VermontLake Champlain,         282

CHAPTER LXXXVI.
    The same, concluded,              293