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The history of the American Indians : particularly those nations adjoining to the Missisippi [sic], East and West Florida, Georgia, South and North Carolina, and Virginia: containing an account of their origin, language, manners, religious and civil customs, laws, form of government, punishments, conduct in war and domestic life, their habits, diet, agriculture, manufactures, diseases and method of cure ... With observations on former historians, the conduct of our colony governors, superintendents, missionaries, &c. Also an appendix, containing a description of the Floridas, and the Missisippi [sic] lands, with their productions -- the benefits of colonizing Georgiana, and civilizing the Indians -- and the way to make all the colonies more valuable to the mother country ... / By James Adair.

Author/creator Adair, James, approximately 1709-1783
Format Book and Print
Publication InfoLondon : Printed for Edward and Charles Dilly..., 1775.
Description12 unnumbered pages, 464 pages, 1 unnumbered folded leaf of plates : map ; 28 cm
General noteDate in roman numerals.
General noteIncludes "Observations, and arguments, in proof of the American Indians being descended from the Jews": p. 15-220.
General note"An Account of the Katahba, Cheerake, Muskohge, Choktah, and Chikkasah nations : with occasional observations on their laws, and the conduct of our governors, superintendants, missionaries, &c., towards them" (p. [221]-373) has its own t.p.
General noteMap has title: A map of the American Indian nations, adjoining to the Missisippi [sic], West & East Florida, Georgia, S. & N. Carolina, Virginia, &c. / Jno. Lodge, sculp.
Acquisitions source Joyner- Purchased: George S. MacManus Co., Bryn Mawr, PA, 2008;
LCCN 04003634

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