Sketches of Louisville and Its Environs: Including, Among a Great Variety of Miscellaneous Matter, a Florula Louisvillensis Or, a Catalogue of Nearly 400 Genera and 600 Species of Plants that Grow in the Vicinity of the Town, Exhibiting Their Generic, Specific, and Vulgar English Names

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S. Penn, 1819 - Botany - 255 pages
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Page ii - 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...
Page ii - BBOWN, of the said district, hath deposited in this office the title of a book, the right whereof he claims as author, in the words following, to wit : " Sertorius : or, the Roman Patriot.
Page 201 - French, under his patent, and owned by a company at that place. She made two voyages to Louisville in the summer of 1814, under the command of Captain J. Gregg. On the 1st...
Page 234 - ... 1 Monday 2 Tuesday 3 Wednesday 4 Thursday 5 Friday 6 Saturday 7 SUNDAY 8 Monday 9 Tuesday 10 Wednesday 11 Thursday 12 Friday 13 Saturday 14 SUNDAY 15 Monday 16 Tuesday 17 Wednesday 18 Thursday 19 Friday 20 Saturday 21 SUNDAY 22 Monday 23 Tuesday 24 Wednesday...
Page 200 - The Comet made a voyage to Louisville in the summer of 1813, and descended to New Orleans in the spring of 1814; made two voyages to Natchez and was sold — the engine put up in a cotton gin.
Page 115 - ... Main street, been laid off so as to have extended 90 feet from the brink of the second bank, forming an avenue front of the town, and had no houses been permitted to exist north of that avenue those to the south all fronting it, and of course the river, Louisville would have exhibited a coup d'oeil, surpassed, in point of beauty, by few in the world. As it is, the town has turned its back upon the varied and interesting prospect presented by the Ohio and its Falls...
Page 233 - It seems as if the surface of the earth was afloat and set in motion by a slight application of immense power, but when this regularity is broken by a sudden cross shove, all order is destroyed, and a boiling action is produced, during the continuance of which the degree of violence is greatest, and the scene most dreadful.
Page 119 - tis true, but within whose magic round abounds every pleasure that wealth, regulated by taste, or urbanity can bestow. There the 'red heel' of Versailles may imagine himself in the emporium of fashion, and whilst leading beauty through the mazes of the dance, forget that he is in the wilds of America.
Page 201 - A. Gale, and arrived in April following; continued in the Natchez trade. Was then commanded by Captain R. De Hart, who made six voyages in her to Louisville, and is now commanded by Capt.
Page 200 - John De Hart ; shortly after, she took fire near the city of New Orleans and burned to the water's edge, having a valuable cargo on board.

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