Revolutionary War orders, written in Laurence Sterne's Tristram Shandy, Gentleman [1781?]
Samuel Finley, Field Notes for Bouquet's Expedition
The Samuel Finley, Field Notes for Bouquet's Expedition (60 pages) contains detailed descriptions of the topography of Bouquet's route though Pennsylvania and Ohio during his march against the Ohio Indians (October 2-25, 1864). Finley, a field engineer, recorded minute descriptions of physical and environmental features of the landscape, such as the direction and speed of rivers and streams, characteristics of the terrain, soil, and timber quality, and tree and undergrowth density.
The material is in English
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