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63 > Page 63 of Bibliotheca Americana : catalogue of a valuable collection of books and pamphlets relating to America ; with a descriptive list of Robert Clarke & Co's historical publications. (vol. 2)

Robert Clarke & Co., (Cincinnati. WASHINGTON-CRAWFORD LETTERS (THE). Being W the Correspondence between George Washington and William Crawford, from 1767 to 1781, concerning Western Lands. With an Appendix, containing Later Letters of Wash- ing-ton on the same Subject, and Letters from Valentine Craw- ford to Washington, written in 1774 and 1775. Chronologically arranged and carefully annotated by C. 'v. Butterfield, author of "Crawford's Campaigr.s," etc. SvO. PP. Xi-107. Cloth. 1 5( "This correspondence throws a good deal of light upon early Western history, besides adding something to our knowledge of Washington's early life and plans. The letters are riven in their chronological order, with carefully - s-itten note; and the editor rightly regards his work as a contribution of some value to the country's store of historical materials."- New 2ortk Eening Post. "They are all interesting and historically important, as throwing light on Waashington's early history, and on the history of the time, particularly as showving. the craving sshicl, existed among the prominent men of Vir- ginia and Pennosylsania, at that period, to become large landed proprietors. The letters throsv some light incidentally on points of history, beyond the subject on which they were speciadly written. The notes hb the editor add to the value of this book, which is worthy of a place in all historical libra- ries."-Literary JWorid. "The letters are those of frontier friends. Washington makes numer- ous inquiries, showing., that cautious set enterprising spirit so characteris- tic of him; while Crawford both answers his questions, and 1urnishes oc- casional descriptions of the hardships of pioneer life. A good deal of business is discussed, and every now and then we have glimpses of the rough wass of the borderers; of the conflict between the royal prerogative and the rights of the settlers, who, having endured great privations, thought their own exertions the best title possible to the land they occu- pied. Mr. Butterfield's notes are abundant and full of valuable explana- tions."-Ciacinnaai Gazette. CONSTITUTION OF THE UNITED STATES, ETC.- J The Declaration of Independence, July 4, 1776; the Arti- cles of Confederation, Jully 9, 1778; the Constitution of the United States, September 17, 1787; Amendments to the ConstL tution, and Index; and Washington's Farewell Address, Sep- tember 7, 1796. 8vo. Paper. 1877 7 25 63