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Seller: craminn (1,283) 100%, Location: Sherwood, Oregon, Ships to: US, Item: 323501437871 10 % of the profits will go to Busalo in Zambia Africa School, Orphanage, Shelter. Please, if you'd like to helpGoogle - Busalo girls home- to get to their Gofundme page or to learn more - any amount is a Blessing! CLICK HERE to see my other rare antique books. I ALWAYS HAVE a nice selection -- and PLEASE CLICK HERE; To see my son's old books NO OTHERS on ebay [when posted] Title: - Our Great Continent; Sketches Picturesque & Historic: within & beyond the States author: - Benson J. Lossing, LL.D., George Hagar, & Other Well Known Writers Published: - Gay Brothers & Co., New York. 1889Binding: - Hardcover with gilt lettering & design, marbled page edges LARGE size = apx 9.5” by 8”, with 1,184 pages CLICK HERE to see it SOLD for $619 PLEASE NOTE- basically the same book only different title, and... the book that sold for $619 DOES NOT HAVE PART 1 - THE GREAT REPUBLIC OF THE WEST / or part 3- GREAT CITIES OF THE UNITED STATES his book only has 698 pages, this one has 1,184 = 486 MORE PAGES CLICK HERE TO SEE ITa Contents - LOADED -home manners, words to children, in the street, parties, balls & entertainments, traveling manners, wedding customs, in the dining room, table manners, Gentlemen" s="" calls,="" guest="" chamber,="" letter="" writing,Contents: CLICK HERE TO SEE ITa Contents - LOADED -home manners, words to children, in the street, parties, balls & entertainments, traveling manners, wedding customs, in the dining room, table manners, Gentlemen" s="" calls,="" guest="" chamber,="" letter="" writing,-PART 1: THE GREAT REPUBLIC OF THE WEST: [states & territories include -] Alabama/Alaska/Arizona/Arkansas/California/Colorado/Connecticut/Dakota/Delaware/Florida/Georgia//Idaho/Illinois/Indiana/Iowa/Kansas/Kentucky/Louisiana/Maine/Maryland/ Massachusetts/Michigan/Minnesota/Mississippi/Missouri/Montana/Nebraska/Nevada/New Hampshire/New Jersey/New Mexico/New York/North Carolina/North Dakota [see Dakota]Ohio/Oklahoma/Oregon/Pennsylvania/Rhode Island/South Carolina/South Dakota [see Dakota]/Tennessee/Texas/Utah/Vermont/Virginia/Washington/West Virginia/Wisconsin/ Wyoming / District of Columbia / Indian TerritoryCLICK HERE TO SEE ITa Contents - LOADED -home manners, words to children, in the street, parties, balls & entertainments, traveling manners, wedding customs, in the dining room, table manners, Gentlemen" s="" calls,="" guest="" chamber,="" letter="" writing,-PART 2: OUR NATION: THE STORY OF ITS PROGRESS AND GROWTH:INTRO / EARLY SETTLEMENTS: Progress and Growth of the Nation / Settlement at Jamestown /Experiences of the Colonists / Establishment of Representative Government / New England / Arrival of the Pilgrims / The Civil Compact in the Mayflower / Great Difficulties / Manner of Life / Massasoit / Education / Increase of Population / Union of the Colonies / John Elliot / King Philip's War / Triumph of the Whites / New York /Discovery of the Hudson River / Settlement on Manhattan Island / War with Indians / Surrender to the English /William Penn / Establishment of the Colony on the Delaware / Prosperity of the New Settlement / Other ColoniesTHE COLONIAL PERIOD: General Condition / Belief in Witchcraft / Religious Intolerance / Excuse / Growth of the Colonies / Forms of Government / French and Indian Aggression / George Washington / War with the French and Indians / Defeat of General Braddock / The Siege of Quebec / Rapid Immigration / The Gathering Cloud / Changed Relations / English Tyranny / Commercial Restrictions / The Stamp Act / Declaration of Rights / The Tax on Tea / British Troops / Opposition to English Interference / A Cargo of Tea Destroyed / Retaliation / Preparations for War / 1st Colonial CongressTHE REVOLUTIONARY WAR: Opening of the War for Independence / The Attack at Lexington / The Battle of Concord / George Washington / John Hancock / Benjamin Franklin / Israel Putnam / Patrick Henry / Samuel Adams / Gathering of Troops / Aggressive Movements / Ticonderoga / Crown Point / Second Continental Congress / Arrival of British Troops / Battle of Bunker Hill / Washington Appointed Commander-in-Chief / British Evacuation of Boston / Protection of New York / The British Attack CharlestonINDEPENDENCE DECLARED: The Formal Declaration of Independence / Its Reception by the People / Hessian Troops / General Howe's Commission / Overtures of the British Rejected / Americans Retreat from Brooklyn / Battle of White Plains / A Dark Period / The Battles of Trenton & Princeton / French Aid to the Patriots / The Marquis de Lafayette / Various Encounters / Philadelphia Captured by the British / In the Northern Department / Indians Assist the British / Surrender of General Burgoyne / Renewed Overtures of Peace from England / Alliance of France and Spain with the Colonies / Valley Forge / Appearance of a French Fleet / Battle of Monmouth / Battle at Quaker Hill / The Wyoming Massacre / Cherry Valley / New Plan of Action / Along the Sea-coast / Various Battles / In the Western Wilderness / Punishment of the Six Nations / The Campaign at the South / On the High Seas / Disasters to the Patriots / Francis Marion / South Carolina Organized as a Royal Province / Progress of the Campaign in the South & North / The treachery of Arnold / Failure of his Treasonable Bargain / Sufferings of the Soldiers / Relief Granted by Congress / Robert Morris / Depredations by Arnold / Battles of Cowpens & Guilford Courthouse / Various Engagements / Massacre at Fort Griswold /The Battle of Yorktown / Surrender of the BritishAFTER THE CONFLICT: The Close of the War / Treaties of Peace / Impoverished Condition of the Colonies / Commissioners / Proposition to Establish a Monarchy / Domestic Discontent / Retirement of Washington / Alexander Hamilton / Formation of the Constitution / Dissolution of the Continental Congress / The Territorial Government / Election of a PresidentA REPUBLICAN GOVERNMENT ESTABLISHED: Administration of George Washington / Organization of the Government / Public Debt / Returning Prosperity / Indian Hostilities / Political Parties / The Whiskey Rebellion / Treaties with England and Spain / Establishment of a Navy / Administration of John Adams / Threatened War with France Averted / The Death of Washington / The Second Census / Election of President by the House of Representatives / Administration of Thomas Jefferson / Conciliatory Measures / Additions to the Union /Expeditions against Algerine Pirates / Exploration of the Rocky Mountain Region / Aaron Burr / Difficulties with Foreign Nations / Successful Steam Navigation / Impressment of Seamen / Embargo upon Shipping /Administration of James Madison / The Rights of Citizenship / Continued Aggressions by England / Indian Outbreak / Strength of English and American NaviesTHE SECOND WAR FOR INDEPENDENCE: Opening of the War / Disasters on Land / Successes on the Sea / Re-Election of President Madison / American Victories in Canada and on Lake Erie / Varying Fortunes of War / British Depredations / The City of Washington Plundered / Negotiations for Peace / The Battle of New Orleans /Peace RestoredDOMESTIC AFFAIRS Algerine Pirates / Admission of Indiana / The United States Bank Chartered /Administration of James Monroe / Emigration to the West / New States & Territories / The Missouri Compromise / Re-election of President Monroe / Visit of Lafayette / Sketch of his Life / Election of John Quincy Adams as President / His Administration / The Erie Canal / Death of John Adams & Thomas Jefferson / The 50th Anniversary of Independence / Administration of Andrew Jackson / Removal of the Cherokee Indians /Veto of the Charter of the National Bank / The Black Hawk War / Secession Threatened by South Carolina / Business Panic / War with Indians in Florida / Order to collect Revenues in Coin / Admission of New States /Admin. of Martin Van Buren / Commercial Disaster / Violation of Neutrality Laws / Administration of Presidents Harrison & Tyler / Call for an Extra Session of Congress / Death of President Harrison /Succession of Vice-President Tyler / Legislation Relating to Commercial Affairs / Modification of the Tariff /Adoption of a State Constitution by Rhode Island / Texas Applies for Admission to the Union / Florida and Iowa become States / Administration of James K. Polk / Annexation of Texas / Settlement of the Northwestern Boundaries DisputeTHE MEXICAN WAR: Causes of the War / The Conquest of California / The Navajo Indians Subdued / Close of the Mexican War / Discovery of Gold in California / Election of General Taylor to the Presidency / Important Measures during the Administration of President Polk / Wisconsin Admitted to the UnionTHE PERIOD OF AGITATION: Rapid National Progress / The Slavery Question / Growth of the Slave Power /General Sentiment of the Country at the Time of the Revolution / Compromise Measures / The Cotton Gin /Increasing Demand for Slaves / Great Change in Public Sentiment / The Missouri Compromise / Northern Opposition to Slavery / The "Emancipator" / Conflict Regarding the Admission of Texas as a State / California a Free State / Administration of Zachary Taylor / The Omnibus Bill / Death of General Taylor and Succession of Millard Fillmore to the Presidency / Important Events of President Taylor's Administration / Administration of Millard Fillmore / The Fugitive Slave Law Supported / Reduction of Postage / Introduction of the Telegraph /Invasion of Cuba / Organization of Minnesota as a Territory / Enlargement of the National Capitol Building /Arctic Expedition / Visit of Kossuth / The Newfoundland Fisheries / Treaty with Japan / Trouble with Spain /Organization of Washington TerritoryTHE COMING STORM: Administration of Franklin Pierce / Difficulties / Dispute with Mexico / Establishment of Steamship Lines to Asia / Explorations of the Northwest / World's Fair in New York / Relations with Mexico /Central America and the Sandwich Islands / Renewed Discussion of the Slavery Question / More Trouble with Spain / Effort to Obtain Cuba / The Golden Circle / Treaties with Mexico and Great Britain / Invasion of Nicaragua / Indian Troubles / Difficulties with Great Britain / Formation of the Republican Party / The Know-Nothing Party / Exciting Political Canvass / Election of the Democratic CandidatesTHE CONTEST BEGUN: Administration of James Buchanan / Conflict in Kansas / Reign of Terror / The Dred Scott Decision / Continued Troubles in Kansas / The Southern Commercial Convention / Increase of the Slave Trade / Efforts to Restrict Slavery * The Mormon War / Raid of John Brown / Various Political Nominations /Exciting Contest / Election of Abraham Lincoln to the Presidency / Continued Plottings of Treason / Efforts to Cripple the Government / Secession of South Carolina / The Example Followed by other States / Organization of the Confederate Government / A Peace Convention / Loyalty of General ScottTHE CIVIL WAR: Administration of Abraham Lincoln / Surrounded by Difficulties / Condition of the Army & the Navy / Attack upon Fort Sumter / The Civil War Inaugurated / A Great Uprising / Bloodshed in Baltimore /Condition of the Opposing Forces / The Battle of Bull Run / The North Aroused / General McClellan / The Confederate Capital Changed from Montgomery to Richmond / General Lee / "Stonewall" Jackson / Review of the Events of 1861 / The Campaign of 1862 / The Merrimac & Monitor / Extreme Caution of General McClellan / In the Valley of the Mississippi / In other Sections / Battle of Antietam / General McClellan Superseded /BattlesTHE EMANCIPATION PROCLAMATION: Emancipation a Necessity / Confederate Privateers / The Course of Great Britain / Military Operations of 1863 / In the Mississippi Valley / The Capture of Vicksburg / In the East /The Battle of Gettysburg / The Draft Riots / Military Movements in Virginia / In Tennessee / In other Sections / Financial Condition of the Union and of the Confederacy / Military Operations of 1864 / Commission of General Grant as Commander-in-Chief of the Union Forces / Reverses at the South / Heavy Fighting in Virginia / In the Shenandoah Valley / Sherman's March to the Sea / In other States / Privateers / The Port of Mobile closed / Re-nomination of President Lincoln / Nomination of General McClellan for President / Re-election of President Lincoln / Closing Events of the War / The Capture of Richmond / Surrender of General Lee / Assassination of President Lincoln / Succession of Andrew Johnson to the Presidency / Surrender of General Johnston / General Grant's Farewell Address / Review of the Union Army / The Army DisbandedREORGANIZATION AND PROGRESS: Amendments to the Constitution / Removal of Commercial Restrictions / State Conventions / Conflict between the President and Congress / The French in Mexico / Effort to Impeach President Johnson / Admission of Nebraska to the Union / Result of the Trial of the President / Adoption of the 14th Amendment to the Constitution / Treaty with China / Election of General Grant as President /Administration of President Grant / Completion of the Work of Re-construction / Passage of a General Amnesty Bill by Congress / Completion of a Railroad across the Continent / Insurrection in Cuba / Fenian Invasion of Canada / Effort to Annex Haiti into the United States / Survey for an Inter-oceanic Canal at Isthmus of Darien / Destructive Fires in Chicago & Boston / The Alabama Claims / Establishment of the National Signal Service / Abolition of the Franking Privilege / Presidential Nominations / Re-election Of General Grant /Mormon Troubles / Difficulties with Indians / Admission of Colorado as a State /Political EventsTHE CENTENNIAL EXHIBITION: A Great Success /The Presidential Election / Appointment of the Electoral Commission / R. B. Hayes Declared the President Elect. / Administration of President Hayes / Political Measures / Exodus of Negroes from Southern States / Resumption of Specie Payments / War with the Ute Indians / The Inter-oceanic Canal Scheme Revived / Presidential Nominations / Election of James Garfield / Administration of President Garfield / Deadlock in the Senate / Resignation of the Senators from New York /Relations with Foreign Countries / Assassination of President Garfield / Succession of Chester A. Arthur to the Presidency / Administration of President Arthur / Special Session of the Senate / Appointment of Cabinet Officers / Centennial Celebration of the Surrender of Cornwallis / Trial & Execution of Guiteau, the Assassin of President GarfieldTHE 47th CONGRESS: The "Star Route" Trials / Recommendations of the President / The Chinese Exclusion Bill / Commercial Treaty with Mexico / Democratic Majority in the House of Representatives / Celebration of the 200th Anniversary of the Landing of William Penn / Civil Service Reform Bill / Reduction of Letter Postage /Termination of Fisheries Treaty with Great Britain / Labor Commission / New York and Brooklyn Bridge /Opening of the Northern Pacific Railroad / Centennial Celebrations / The 48th Congress /Recommendations of the President / The Treasury Surplus / The Mormon Problem / The Liquor Traffic / An Educational Measure Proposed / Repeal of the Test OathIMPORTANT EVENTS: National Conventions / Presidential Campaign and Election / Relief of Lieutenant Greely's Exploring Party in Arctic Regions / Wreck of the Steamship Jeanette / The Bartholdi Statue / The Tehuantepec Canal Project / Failure of a Treaty with Spain / The President's Message / World's Fair at New Orleans / Completion of the Washington Monument / Reduction of the National Debt / General Grant placed on the Retired list of the Army / Succession of Grover Cleveland to the Presidency / Events of his Administration /Rebellion at Panama / Trouble with Indian Tribes / Death of General Grant / Great Strike of the Knights of Labor on the Southwestern Railroads / Death of Archbishop McCloskey, General McClellan, and Vice President Hendricks / The 49th Congress / Conspiracy in San Francisco / The Cherokee Indians / The Anti-Polygamy Bill / Land Claims of the Northern Pacific Railroad Company / Presidential Succession Act / Opposition to the Chinese in California / Riot at East St. Louis / Anarchist Riot in Chicago / Marriage of President Cleveland /Veto of Pension Bills / Fisheries Dispute with Canada / Destructive Earthquake at CharlestonTHE PROGRESS OF AFFAIRS: The Republican Anti-Saloon League Formed / Unveiling of the Bartholdi Statue in New York Harbor / Death of ex-President Arthur / The Maritime Canal Company / Department of Agriculture & Labor / The Inter State Commerce Act / Centennial Celebration of Adoption of the National Constitution at Philadelphia / The 50th Congress The President's Message / Nomination of Lamar as Justice of the Supreme Court / Strike of Miners in Schuylkill Coal Regions / The "Mills Bill" / Death of the Emperor of Germany / The Great Blizzard / Death of Chief-Justice Waite & Appointment of M. W. Fuller as his Successor /Relations with China / Death of General Sheridan / The Political Conventions / Re-union of Northern and Southern Soldiers at Gettysburg / Yellow-Fever at Jacksonville / Dismission of the British Mini/ Presidential Election / The President's Message / New States CreatedOUR NATIONAL PROGRESS: At the Close of the War / Condition of the South / Industries Paralyzed / Cotton Grown by Free Labor / Industries of the North / Depreciation of Values / Return of Confidence / Effect of the Centennial Exposition / Reduction of the Public Debt / The Feeling of the South /Cotton Exposition at Atlanta /Immigration / Wonderful Inventions / The Demands of the HourGREAT STATE PAPERS: Declaration of Independence / Constitution of the United States / Emancipation ProclamationCLICK HERE TO SEE ITa Contents - LOADED -home manners, words to children, in the street, parties, balls & entertainments, traveling manners, wedding customs, in the dining room, table manners, Gentlemen" s="" calls,="" guest="" chamber,="" letter="" writing,-PART 3: GREAT CITIES OF THE UNITED STATES [ apx 65 cities]CLICK HERE TO SEE ITa Contents - LOADED -home manners, words to children, in the street, parties, balls & entertainments, traveling manners, wedding customs, in the dining room, table manners, Gentlemen" s="" calls,="" guest="" chamber,="" letter="" writing,-PART 4: THE GREAT WONDERLANDS OF OUR REPUBLIC – NATURAL SCENERY AND CELEBRATED RESORTS:NEW ENGLAND COAST SCENES / THE WHITE MOUNTAINS / THE RANGELEY LAKES / ALONG THE HUDSON / ADIRONDACKS / THE REGION OF THE CATSKILLS / SARATOGA SPRINGS / LAKE GEORGE / CHAUTAUQUA / AUSABLE CHASM / CHATEAUGAY CHASM / WATKINS GLEN / NIAGARA FALLS / THE THOUSAND ISLANDS / CRESSON / LEWISTOWN NARROWS / THE HORSESHOE CURVE / GREENWOOD LAKE / CONEY ISLAND / LONG BRANCH / ASBURY PARK AND OCEAN GROVE / ATLANTIC CITY / CAPE MAY CITY / OLD POINT COMFORT / THE WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS / JEKYL ISLAND / ST. JOHN'S RIVER / TEXAS & THE GREAT SOUTHWEST / SCENES IN NEW MEXICO / HERE & THERE IN THE GREAT WEST / ROCKIES AND BEYOND / UTAH AND THE GREAT SALT LAKE / YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK / YOSEMITE VALLEY / THE COLUMBIA RIVER REGION / ALASKACLICK HERE TO SEE ITa Contents - LOADED -home manners, words to children, in the street, parties, balls & entertainments, traveling manners, wedding customs, in the dining room, table manners, Gentlemen" s="" calls,="" guest="" chamber,="" letter="" writing,-PART 4: BEYOND THE STATES: THE DOMINION OF CANADA / PROVINCES OF: ONTARIO, QUEBEC, NOVA SCOTIA, NEW BRUNSWICK, MANITOBA, BRITISH COLUMBIA / PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND / NW TERRITORIES / ISLAND OF NEWFOUNDLAND / MEXICO / CUBA / BAHAMA ISLANDS / COUNTRIES OF SOUTH AMERICA / REPUBLIC OF CHILI / PERU / UNITED STATES OF COLUMBIA / VENEZUELA / THE ARGENTINE REPUBLIC / BOLIVIA / ECUADOR / PARAGUAY / URUGUAY / GUIANA / BRITISH GUIANA / FRENCH GUIANA / COUNTRIES OF CENTRAL AMERICA / GUATEMALA / SAN SALVADOR / HONDURAS / NICARAGUA / COSTA RICA / OTHER PLACES OF INTERESTCLICK HERE TO SEE ITa Contents - LOADED -home manners, words to children, in the street, parties, balls & entertainments, traveling manners, wedding customs, in the dining room, table manners, Gentlemen" s="" calls,="" guest="" chamber,="" letter="" writing,Condition: Please zoom in on photos carefully as they are part of the description -all of my books are VERY OLD and have wear. I try to explain & show the worse, but I am human and sometimes I do miss a thing or 2Externally- Boards and textblock very secure. CLICK HERE TO SEE ITa Contents - LOADED -home manners, words to children, in the street, parties, balls & entertainments, traveling manners, wedding customs, in the dining room, table manners, Gentlemen" s="" calls,="" guest="" chamber,="" letter="" writing,I do believe the gilt on the front cover may have been touched up. The back cover is blind-stamped with design, but no gilt - & it looks excellent.CLICK HERE TO SEE ITa Contents - LOADED -home manners, words to children, in the street, parties, balls & entertainments, traveling manners, wedding customs, in the dining room, table manners, Gentlemen" s="" calls,="" guest="" chamber,="" letter="" writing, Internally- It does have its title page - CLICK HERE TO SEE ITa Contents - LOADED -home manners, words to children, in the street, parties, balls & entertainments, traveling manners, wedding customs, in the dining room, table manners, Gentlemen" s="" calls,="" guest="" chamber,="" letter="" writing,Pages are ALL very clean.CLICK HERE TO SEE ITa Contents - LOADED -home manners, words to children, in the street, parties, balls & entertainments, traveling manners, wedding customs, in the dining room, table manners, Gentlemen" s="" calls,="" guest="" chamber,="" letter="" writing, No spots, rips, folds, or writing that I saw. One very, very tiny chip to the edge of the front free endpaper. A NEAR FINE COPYCLICK HERE TO SEE ITa Contents - LOADED -home manners, words to children, in the street, parties, balls & entertainments, traveling manners, wedding customs, in the dining room, table manners, Gentlemen" s="" calls,="" guest="" chamber,="" letter="" writing, A MUST HAVE FOR ANY AMERICAN LIBRARY! CLICK HERE TO SEE ITa Contents - LOADED -home manners, words to children, in the street, parties, balls & entertainments, traveling manners, wedding customs, in the dining room, table manners, Gentlemen" s="" calls,="" guest="" chamber,="" letter="" writing, please Add me to your Favorites list AND check back now and then to see what's new! I do combine ship, but only if you "request total from seller" BEFORE YOU PAY -otherwise I can't send you a new invoice.media mail SHIPPING TO USA ONLY - It can take up to 14 days to get back East [rare, but it does happen] I use recycled packing materials to save the planet and to save you $ - I always pack well! -thanks! #00051-C2 PAYPAL ONLYrefund policy - due to the excuses used for returns/ refunds - I do except returns BUT - I do not refund any shipping costs OR refund paypal's % [apx 3% when money was sent to me, 3% paypal will take out of your refund] -so please ask questions if you are unsure or I missed anything. THANKSfor understanding --and remember -this book is very old and may have accumulated bad smells along the way [musty basement/ mildew/ smoke] - I have found that dryer sheets in them for a few months makes a world of difference! some of my books get sold right away so please consider using this trick before deciding to return it! My nose doesn't work like it use to so the old book smell doesn't bother me. As far as I can tell -this books smell fine CLICK HERE to see it Condition: PLEASE DON'T FORGET TO CHECK OUT OUR OTHER RARE BOOKS -and read below -THANKS, Year Printed: 1889, Modified Item: No, Topic: unites states, Binding: Fine Binding, Subject: History, Original/Facsimile: Original, Special Attributes: Illustrated

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