Archiv der Kategorie: Historical Travelogues

Letters from an American farmer

Letters from an American farmer – J. Hector St. John St, John (Crèvecœur) wrote these “Letters” during a period of seven years prior to the American Revolutionary War, while farming land near Orange County, New York. They are told from … Weiterlesen

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Hamilton’s Itinerarium

Hamilton’s Itinerarium – Alexander Hamilton A narrative of a journey from Annapolis, Maryland, through Delaware, Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts and New Hampshire, from May to September, 1744. Dr. Hamilton’s work is widely recognized as an … Weiterlesen

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Letters of Eliza Southgate

Letters of Eliza Southgate – Eliza Southgate Eliza Southgate Bowne was the writer of a series of charming letters which are now published with the subtitle of „A Girl’s Life Eighty Years Ago“. They give a delightfully vivacious picture of … Weiterlesen

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The Journals of Nicholas Cresswell

The Journals of Nicholas Cresswell – Nicholas Cresswell These are the journals of Nicholas Cresswell, who sailed to the American colonies after becoming acquainted with a native of Edale who was now resident in Alexandria, Virginia. He was 24 years … Weiterlesen

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Travels through the interior parts of America

Travels through the interior parts of America – Thomas Anburey Thomas Anburey was a British explorer and author of this narrative of his travels in North America in the 1770s-1780s. Anburey served under General John Burgoyne in the Battle of … Weiterlesen

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The Bank of Faith and Works United

The Bank of Faith and Works United – Dorothy Ripley Dorothy Ripley was a British evangelist who came to America in 1801, where she died in Virginia. Although she was a Quaker by confession, she had been raised a Methodist. … Weiterlesen

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The Journal of Jasper Danckaerts

The Journal of Jasper Danckaerts – Jasper Danckaerts Jasper Danckaerts was the founder of a colony of Labadists along the Bohemia River, located in the present US state of Maryland. The narrative of his journey in 1679 and 1680 offers … Weiterlesen

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Memoirs of an American Lady

Memoirs of an American Lady – Anne MacVicar Grant With Sketches of Manners and Scenes in America as they existed previous to the Revolution. Mrs. Grant of Laggan, as she was called, spent several years of her childhood in America, … Weiterlesen

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