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Travels to the westward, or unknown parts of America. [electronic resource] : Being a tour of almost fourteen months. : Containing, an account of the country, upwards of two thousand miles west of the Christian parts of North America; with an account of white Indians, their manners, habits, and many other particulars. / By Don Alonso Decalves. ; Confirmed by three other persons

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Uniform Title
New travels to the westward
Decalves, Alonso.
Printed at Portland [Me.], : [By Benjamin Titcomb, Jr., and for sale by Stephen Patten at the Portland book-store], MDCCXCVI. [1796]


28 p. ; 22 cm. (12mo)
Early American imprints. First series ; no. 30320.
Fictitious account of an overland trip from New Orleans to the Northwest coast. The account of John Vandelure's captivity among the Indians is, however, based on fact.
Half-title: Travels to the westward, by Alonso Decalves.
First published under title: New travels to the westward, or, unknown parts of America.
Advertised in the Gazette of Maine, May 30, 1796, as "Just out of the press, and for sale by Stephen Patten at the Portland book-store." The Gazette of Maine was printed by Benjamin Titcomb, Jr.
Access provided for member institutions of the Appalachian College Association by the Appalachian College Association Central Library.
Indexed In:
Evans 30320
Noyes, R.W. Maine, 84
Microform version available in the Readex Early American Imprints series.
Electronic text and image data. [Chester, Vt. : Readex, a division of Newsbank, Inc., 2002-2004. Includes files in TIFF, GIF and PDF formats with inclusion of keyword searchable text. (Early American imprints. First series ; no. 30320).
Vandelure, John.
Indian captivities.
West (U.S.) -- Description and travel.