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Creator:
Evans, Lewis, 1700?-1756, author.
Title(s):

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.

Published/Created:
London : Printed for R. and J. Dodsley in Pall-Mall, MDCCLVI [1756]
Physical Description:
v, [1], 7-35, [1] pages ; 26 cm (4to)
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
E199 .E93 1756
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Published also in Philadelphia the same year.
The first of the two essays, with the map, appeared in 1755.
Last page blank.
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.
Contributors:
Pownall, Thomas, 1722-1805.
R. and J. Dodsley, publisher.
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