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travels throu g h Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode-Island, New_ York, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Ohio,

Indiana, Illinois, Missouri and Kentucky in the years 1821-24, together with Some Account of the People he met, the Things they did and said, the Songs they sang and the Roads they travelled, as taken down by Christopher Ward, Esq.. of Wilmington, Delaware." After that amount of title, no one can begin the book with false expectations. It is picaresque, it is good of its kind : and it is very long.