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THE

EDINBURGH CABINET LIBRARY,
Illustrated with numerous Engravings on Steel and Pood, Maps, &c.

38 Volumes small 8vo, Complete.

HANDSOMELY BOUND IN CLOTH, LETTERED IN GOLD.

THE FOLLOWING 19 A LIST OF THE DIFFERENT WORKS.

1. DISCOVERY and ADVENTURE in the POLAR SEAS and

REGIONS. 2. DISCOVERY and ADVENTURE in AFRICA. 3. ANCIENT and MODERN EGYPT. 4. PALESTINE, or the HOLY LAND. 5. LIVES and VOYAGES of DRAKE, CAVENDISH, and DAM

PIER. 6, 7, 8. BRITISH INDIA, from the most Remote Period to the Con

clusion of the Afghan War. 9. PROGRESS of DISCOVERY on the MORE NORTHERN

COASTS of AMERICA. 10. TRAVELS and RESEARCHES of ALEXANDER VON HUM

BOLDT. 11. LIFE of SIR WALTER RALEIGH. 12. NUBIA and ABYSSINIA. 13, 14. ARABIA, Ancient and Modern. 15. PERSIA, comprising AFGHANISTAN and BELOOCHISTAN. 16. LIVES of EMINENT ZOOLOGISTS. 17. HISTORY and PRESENT CONDITION of the BARBARY

STATES. 18, 19, 20. CHINA, from the Earliest Ages to the Peace of Nanking. 21. CIRCUMNAVIGATION of the GLOBE, and PROGRESS of

DISCOVERY in the PACIFIC OCEAN, from the Voyage of

MAGELLAN to the Death of Cook. 22. LIFE of KING HENRY the BIGHTII. 23, 24. SCANDINAVIA, Ancient and Modern ; being a flistory of

DENMARK, SWEDEN, and NORWAY. 25, 26, 27. BRITISH AMERICA ; with a full Detail of the Principles

and best Modes of Emigration. 28. ICELAND, GREENLAND, and the FAROE ISLANDS. 29, 30, 31, ITALY and the ITALIAN ISLANDS. 32. MESOPOTAMIA and ASSYRIA, comprehending the Countries

watered by the Tigris and the Euphrates. 33. POLYNESIA: or, an Historical Account of the Principal Islands

in the South Sea, including New Zealand. 34. VOYAGES ROUND the WORLD, from the Death of Captain

Cook to the Present Time. 35, 36, 37. THE UNITED STATES of AMERICA. 38. TRAVELS of MARCO POLO; greatly amended and enlarged, from

valuable early Manuscripts recently published by the French Society of Geography, and in Italy by Count Baldelli Boni.

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THE

UNITED STATES

OF

AMERICA;

THEIR HISTORY FROM THE EARLIEST PERIOD;

THEIR INDUSTRY, COMMERCE, BANKING TRANSACTIONS, AND
NATIONAL WORKS ; THEIR INSTITUTIONS AND CHARACTER,

POLITICAL, SOCIAL, AND LITERARY ;

WITH

A SURVEY OF THE TERRITORY, AND REMARKS ON THE PROSPECTS

AND PLANS OF EMIGRANTS.

BY HUGH MURRAY, F.R.S.E.

WITH

ILLUSTRATIONS OF THE NATURAL HISTORY,

BY JAMES NICOL.

PORTRAITS AND OTHER ENGRAVINGS BY JACKSON.

IN THREE VOLUMES.

VOL. III.

EDINBURGH:
OLIVER & BOYD, TWEEDDALE COURT;
AND SIMPKIN, MARSHALL, & CO., LONDON.

MDCCCXLIV.

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