Western lands and the American Revolution (Book, 1959) [Hayden Memorial Library @ Citrus College]
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Perkins Abernethy
OCLC Number: 425596
Description: 410 pages illustrations 24 cm
Contents: Virginia looks beyond the mountains --
Franklin and his friends consider the West --
Vandalia --
Virginia's Indian boundary --
Extension of the Virginia frontier, 1769-1773 --
The Virginia-Pennsylvania boundary dispute --
Struggle with the Shawnee for Kentucky --
The Illinois and Wabash Land Companies --
Virginia and the Transylvania Company --
West Augusta and Indiana --
Radicals and conservatives in Virginia --
Independence and Virginia's western land problem --
The land question and the Continental Congress, 1776 --
Watchful waiting, 1777 --
The conquest of the Illinois --
Congressional politics, 1778 --
Virginia's western land policy, 1778-1779 --
Congress and the West, 1779 --
Virginia and the West, 1780-1781 --
Virginia and the West, 1782-1783 --
The treaty of 1783 and the West --
The movement for new western states, 1784-1785 --
The West in distress, 1786 --
A year of confusion, 1787 --
Spanish and British intrigue in the West, 1788-1789 --
Retrospect.
Series Title: Institute monograph (University of Virginia. Institute for Research in the Social Sciences), no. 25.
Responsibility: Thomas Perkins Abernethy.
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