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Letters From an American Farmer

by Hector St. John Crevecoeur

i. Title
ii. Preface to the First Edition, 1782
iii. Preface to the Second Edition, 1783

1. Introduction
2. On The Situation, Feelings, and Pleasures, of An American Farmer
3. What Is An American?
4. Description of the Island of Nantucket, with the Manners, Customs, Policy, and Trade of the Inhabitants
5. Customary Education and Employment of the Inhabitants of Nantucket
6. Description of the Island of Martha's Vineyard; and of the Whale Fishery
7. Description of the Island of Martha's Vineyard; and of the Whale Fishery
8. Manners and Customs of Nantucket
9. Peculiar Customs of Nantucket
10. Description of Charles-Town; Thoughts on Slavery; on Physical Evil; A Melancholy Scene
11. On Snakes; and On the Humming Bird
12. rom Mr. IWN ALZ, A Russian Gentleman; Describing the Visit He Paid at My Request to Mr. John Bertram, the Celebrated Pennsylvanian Botanist
13. Distresses of a Frontier Man

A. Select Bibliography