Mirror for Americans : likeness of the eastern seaboard, 1810.


New York : Da Capo Press, [1968] .

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Subjects Atlantic States -- Description and travel.
Travel.
United States -- Atlantic States.
Series American scene, comments and commentators.
Description xxxii, 312 pages : illustrations, maps ; 27 cm.
Copyright Date [1968]
©1943
Notes "An unabridged republication of the first edition."
Includes bibliographical references (pages 248-298) and index.
Also issued online.
Contents Prologue. A gentleman of Philadelphia plans a concise account of the seaboard -- Ch. 1. Natural traits -- Ch. 2. A view of the population -- Ch. 3. Ways of travel -- Ch. 4. The principal occupations -- Ch. 5. The maritime interests. River and inshore fisheries -- The cod fisheries: tonnage and number of seamen -- Effects of the Revolution -- Shore and bank fisheries -- Isle of shoals as example of shore fisheries -- Description of banks -- History of banks fishery -- Present conduct of the fishery -- The "Lydia" of Marblehead as example -- Harbors of New England fleet: Gloucester, Marblehead, Newburyport -- Salt making on Cape Cod -- Whaling -- Jefferson on the History of the whale fisheries -- Tonnage engaged: New Bedford and Nantucket Pre-eminent -- Shift of whaling to the Tropical Pacific -- Voyage of Captain Worth in 1792 -- Products of whaling industry.
Geographic Area Middle Atlantic States
New England
Southern States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)616845
(OCoLC)ocm00616845
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Brown, Ralph H. 1898-1948.
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