POEMS ON DIFFERENT SUBJECTS.; To which is added a descriptive account of a family tour to the West; in the year, 1800, in a letter to a lady.

Lancaster, PA: Printed and sold, ry [sic] William Dickson, for the benefit of the authoress, 1808. First Edition. 12mo, pp. 220 + 10 page list of subscribers. Full contemporary calf, head of spine chipped, some rubbing, sheets browned, a good tight copy, complete with all blanks. Later (1836) owner's inscription on e. p. Howes H289, Sabin 30826, Streeter II, 834; S & S 15202; Wegelin, page 177; Thomson 524. Item #39003

"The poems are followed by an account (pp 177-209) of the family tour to the West, which turns out to be a journey by wagon from Lancaster County over the Alleghenies to Washington, PA. in October 1800, told in rather stilted language, but nonetheless a day to day account"

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