A Geographical and Historical View of the World: Exhibiting a Complete Delineation of the Natural and Artificial Features of Each Country: And a Succinct Narrative of the Origin of the Different Nations, Their Political Revolutions, and Progress in Arts, Sciences, Literature, Commerce &c. The Whole Comprising All that is Important in the Geography of the Globe, and the History of Mankind, Volumen5

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Thomas B. Wait and Company Sold by them, and by Mathew Carey, Philadelphia, and Samuel Pleasants, Richmond, 1811
 

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Present state political and moral religion government
58
Present state of India political and moral religion govern
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Principal cities edifices islands Description of ancient
68
Situation extent boundaries face of the country c Vol
77
Historical view progress of society c Frequent wars
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CHAP IVPresent state political and moral commerce manufactures
97
Situation extent name face of the country mountains
108
Principal cities and towns Dublin Cork Limerick
115
Present state political and moral religion government
126
Present state political and moral government religion
129
Historical view progress of society c Obscurity of
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General view of Africa its immense deserts its commerce by caravans
135
Situation extent face of the country mountains rivers lakes
136
Historical view origin and rise of Rome gradual pro
142
Present state of Italy political and moral population politi
145
Situation extent face of the country mountains rivers
151
Situation extent face of the country mountains c Vol
153
Historical view progress of society of arts sciences
159
Chief cities edifices c Cairo description of the city
163
Situation extent face of the country mountains rivers
174
Principal cities edifices Vienna description of the city
181
Principal cities and towns edifices islands Paris Situa
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Present state political and moral religion government
189
Historical view progress of society of arts and sciences
194
Present state political and moral religion government
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Chief cities edifices islands Mecca its supposed magni
205
Situation extent face of the country mountains Der Alte
206
Present state political and moral religion government
212
STATES IN THE NORTH OF AFRICA
219
Chief cities and towns edifices islands Astrachan its
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Historical view progress of society c Original colonies
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WESTERN COASTS OF AFRICA
255
Caffres or Koussis coast of Natal Bay of Dongola Sofala Arabian
256
Situation extent boundaries face of the country mountains
257
Principal cities and towns edifices Gondar description
265
Present state political and moral religion gorernment laws
274
AFRICAN ISLANDS
286
Madeira Canaries Peak of Teneriffe Cape de Verde Islands St
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Situation extent face of the country mountains rivers c History
363
Present state political and moral religion government
364
CHAP ISituation extent face of the country mountains rivers
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Principal cities edifices islands Copenhagen descrip
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Reasons for placing the British possessions before those
381
minion of France Vol II p 358 to
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Present state political and moral religion government
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Situation extent face of the country soil climate c Vol
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Island of Cape Breton Newfoundland the Bermudas or Summer Islands
394
Principal cities and towns edifices islands Amsterdam
398
Japansituation estent face of the country mountains rivers mine
400
Manilla or Phillippine islands Borneo the Celebes the Moluccas
407
Greenland its icelandic colony once in a very flourishing state now
409
CHAP ILPrincipal cities and edifices Stockholm its romantic situa
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Chief cities and towns c City of Mexico its swampy
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Australasia or Southern countriesNew Holland BotanyBay Port
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Present state political and moral religion government laws
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Polynesia or islands in the Pacific Ocean Pelew islands Ladrones
430
SPAIN
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Historical view progress of society c Obscurity of early
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Principal cities edifices islands Madrid description of
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Present state political and moral of Mexico religion govern
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Present state political and moral religion government
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Situation extent boundaries face of the country mountains
451
Chief cities and towns edifices Lima Buenos Ayres Santa
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Principal cities edifices islands Moscow description
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Historical view conquest of Peru by Pizarro and Almagro
476
Present state political and moral religion government
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PORTUGUESE EMPIRE IN AMERICA
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AND THE OTHER ACQUISITIONS OF FRANCE IN THAT QUARTER
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Present state of Brazil religion government revenue
494
Historical view progress of society of arts and sciences
500
Present state politicaland moral religion government laws
503
FRENCH DUTCH AND SPANISH SETTLEMENTS
504
General view situation c St Domingo its fertility and importance
514
BIRMAN EMPIRE
517
THIBET
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Página 155 - From that time, like everything else which falls into the hands of the Mussulman, it has been going to ruin, and the discovery of the passage to India by the Cape of Good Hope gave the deathblow to its commercial greatness.
Página 468 - In this book," answered Valverde, reaching out to him his breviary. The Inca opened it eagerly, and turning over the leaves, lifted it to his ear : " This," says he, " is silent ; it tells me nothing : " and threw it with disdain to the ground. The enraged monk, running towards his countrymen, cried out, " To arms, Christians; to arms, the word of God is insulted; avenge this profanation on those impious dogs.
Página 332 - Avenues of direct communication, have been devised, to connect the separate and most distant objects with the principal, and to preserve through the whole a reciprocity of sight at the same time. Attention has been paid to the passing of those leading avenues over the most favorable ground for prospect and convenience.
Página 427 - There appeared first two hundred persons in an uniform dress, with large plumes of feathers, alike in fashion, marching two and two, in deep silence, barefooted, with their eyes fixed on the ground. These were followed by a company of higher rank, in their most showy apparel, in the midst of whom was Montezuma, in a chair or litter richly ornamented with gold, and feathers of various colours.
Página 276 - The view of this extensive city; the numerous canoes upon the river; the crowded population, and the cultivated state of the surrounding country, formed altogether a prospect of civilization and magnificence, which I little expected to find in the bosom of Africa.
Página 428 - Spaniard had been surrounded by the enemy and taken alive ; that the head of this unfortunate captive, after being carried in triumph to different cities, in order to convince the people that their invaders were not immortal, had been sent to Mexico'.
Página 277 - Tombuctoo, the great object of European research, the capital of this kingdom being one of the principal marts for that extensive commerce which the Moors carry on with the Negroes. The hopes of acquiring wealth in this pursuit, and zeal for propagating their religion, have filled this extensive city with Moors and...
Página 276 - I was anxiously looking around for the river, one of them called out, geo affilli (see the water); and looking forwards, I saw with infinite pleasure the great object of my mission; the long sought for, majestic Niger, glittering to the morning sun, as broad as the Thames at Westminster, and flowing slowly to the eastward.
Página 365 - Certainly no part of the judicial power of the country was conferred on them; because the Constitution expressly vests it "in one Supreme Court and such inferior courts as the Congress may from time to time ordain and establish," and it is not pretended that the commission was a court ordained and established by Congress.

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