Geographical, historical, political, philosophical and mechanical essays : Number II. containing a letter, representing the impropriety of sending forces to Virginia : the importance of taking Frontenac : and that the preservation of Oswego was owing to General Shirley's proceeding thither : containing objections to those parts of Evan's general map and analysis, which relate to the French title to the country, on the north-west side of St. Laurence River, between Fort Frontenac and Montreal, &c. : published in the New-York Mercury, no. 178. Jan. 5, 1756 : with an answer to so much thereof as concerns the public : and the several articles set in a just light / by Lewis Evans.
- London : Printed for R. and J. Dodsley in Pall-Mall, MDCCLVI 
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- v, , 7-35,  pages ; 26 cm (4to)
- Rare Books and ManuscriptsE199 .E93 1756Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon CollectionAccessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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- Published also in Philadelphia the same year.
The first of the two essays, with the map, appeared in 1755.
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Signatures: A-D⁴ E².
ESTC (RLIN), T106423
Church, E.D. Discovery, 1011
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in later gilt-tooled red morocco, by Elizabeth Greenhill.
- Subject Terms:
- Anglo-French War, 1755-1763.Iroquois Indians -- Early works to 1800.United States -- History -- French and Indian War, 1755-1763.United States -- Politics and government -- 1754-1763.
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