The Resource Letters from an American farmer : describing certain provincial situations, manners, and customs, not generally known ; and conveying some idea of the late and present interior circumstances of the British colonies in North America., (electronic resource)

Letters from an American farmer : describing certain provincial situations, manners, and customs, not generally known ; and conveying some idea of the late and present interior circumstances of the British colonies in North America., (electronic resource)

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Letters from an American farmer : describing certain provincial situations, manners, and customs, not generally known ; and conveying some idea of the late and present interior circumstances of the British colonies in North America.
Title
Letters from an American farmer
Title remainder
describing certain provincial situations, manners, and customs, not generally known ; and conveying some idea of the late and present interior circumstances of the British colonies in North America.
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Language
eng
Summary
This vintage book contains a collection of letters written by an American farmer on Nantucket island, Massachusetts in the late eighteenth century. Within the letters, the author describes to a friend in England his life as a farmer, while also explaining the manners and customs of the local inhabitants. "Letters from an American Farmer" offers an authentic insight into colonial American life and is not to be missed by those with an interest in this fascinating chapter of history. Contents include: "Letter II - Introduction", "Letter II - On the Situation, Feelings, and Pleasures, of an American Farmer", "Letter III - What is an American", "Letter IIII - Description of the Islands of Nantucket, with the Manners, Customs, and Policy, and Trade of the Inhabitants", "Letter V - Customary Education and Employment of the Inhabitants of Nantucket", etc
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Midwest
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1735-1813
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St. John de Crèvecoeur, J. Hector
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Slavery
  • Whaling
  • Electronic books
  • Martha's Vineyard (Mass.)
  • Nantucket (Mass.)
  • Nantucket Island (Mass.)
  • United States
  • United States
Target audience
adult
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Letters from an American farmer : describing certain provincial situations, manners, and customs, not generally known ; and conveying some idea of the late and present interior circumstances of the British colonies in North America., (electronic resource)
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online resource
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  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781447488460
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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  • c
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12299597
Publisher number
MWT12299597
Specific material designation
remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Letters from an American farmer : describing certain provincial situations, manners, and customs, not generally known ; and conveying some idea of the late and present interior circumstances of the British colonies in North America., (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781447488460
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
12299597
Publisher number
MWT12299597
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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