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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:
THE NORTHERN PARTS
THE YEARS 1807 AND 1808.
EDWARD AUGUSTUS KENDALL, ESQ,
IN THREE VOLUMES.
NEW-YORK: Printed and published by I. Riley
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."
Clerk of the District of New-York
CONTENTS OF VOLUME I.
CHAPTER I. page
Connecticut—Mode of Election, 27
Connecticut—Elective Franchise, 44
Connecticut—Constitution of Government, 50
Connecticut— Wethersfield—Middletown, 83
Connecticut—Haddam—East Haddam, 97
Connecticut—Societies and Churches, 106
Connecticut—Hartford Poetry, 145
Connecticut—Theatrical Prohibition, 164
Connecticut—General Assembly—Courts of Justice, 169
Connecticut—Trial by Jury, 182
Connecticut—Taxes and Public Expenditure, 192
Connecticut—Statistical and Historical Notes, 194
Connecticut—Newgate Prison, 206
Connecticut—Woodbridge—New Haven, 247
Connecticut—Yale College, 258
Connecticut—Ancient Government of New-haven, 275
Connecticut—Newhaven Blue-laws, 283
Connecticut—New London, 290
Connecticut—Montville—Mohegan Lands—Norwich—Lebanon, 300
CHAPTER XXXIV. Connecticut—Stafford Springs—Pomfret, 324
CONTENTS OF VOLUME II.
CHAPTER XXXV. page
Rhode Island and Providence Plantations, 1
Rhode Island, &c.—Providence, 13
Rhode Island, &c.—Manufactures, 25
Massachusetts—Rocks of Sacrifice, 46
CHAPTER XL.CHAPTER XLI.
Stones of Power, 52
The same, continued, 62
The same, continued. 67
The same, continued, 91
The same, continued, 109
The same, concluded, 117
English Language, 172
Massachusetts—Plantation of Marshpee, 177
Massachusetts—Martha's Vineyard, 183
Massachusetts—Nantucket—Falmouth—Buttermilk Bay—New Bedford, 202
Massachusetts— Dighton—Taunton, 219
The same, continued 249
The same, continued, 256
Massachusetts—Port of Boston, 260
Massachusetts—Indian Missions, 264
CONTENTS OF VOLUME III.
CHAPTER LX. Page
Names of Parties, 1
Massachusetts—Charlestown—Cambridge— Harvard College, 8
New Hampshire—Portsmouth—Dover, 30
Massachusetts—Maine— Saco, 40
Massachusetts—Maine—The Kennebec—Taconnet Falls, 46
Massachusetts—Maine—Falls of Noridgewoc— Noridgewoc or Nanrantswac, 52
Massachusetts—Maine—Bingham Purchase— Sandy River—Noridgewoc, 70
Massachusetts—Maine—Noridgewoc, continued, 84
Massachusetts—Maine— Hallowell—Gardiner, 118
Massachusetts—Maine— Wiscasset—Bath, 127
Massachusetts—Maine—Brunswic— Pejipscot Falls—Bowdoin College, 139
New Hampshire—White Mountains, 172
New Hampshire—Bethlehem—Bath— Haverhill—Dartmouth College, 188
Vermont—New Hampshire—Hartford—Windsor—Great Falls, 199
Massachusetts—Northampton—Worcester—Ethiopic Inscription, 223
Vermont—Rutland, resumed, 249
The same, continued, 258
Vermont—Burlington—University of Vermont—Saint-Alban's, 269
Vermont—Lake Champlain, 282
The same, concluded, 293