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The Scriptural History of the Earth and of Mankind: Compared with the ... - Page 408
by Philip Howard - 1797 - 602 pages
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The American Geography: Or, a View of the Present Situation of the United ...

Jedidiah Morse - United States - 1792 - 536 pages
...warned for ages by water running over them, Should this nave been the cafe, there muft have been a large lake behind that mountain, and by fome uncommon fwell in the waters, or by fome convulfion of natnre, the river muft have opened its way through a different part of the mountain, and meeting tfiere...
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An Historical, Geographical, Commercial, and Philosophical View of ..., Volume 2

William Winterbotham - America - 1795
...feet higher than the prefent bed of the river. This wind-gap is about a mile broad, and the Itones in it fuch as feem to have been warned for ages by...Should this have been the cafe, there muft have been a large lake behind that mountain, and by fome uncommon f\vell in the waters, or by fome convulfion of...
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An Historical, Geographical, Commercial, and Philosophical View of ..., Volume 2

William Winterbotham - America - 1796
...an hundred feet higher than the prÍtent bed of the river. This wind-gap is about a mile broad, aud the ftones in it fuch as feem to have been •warned...Should this have been the cafe, there muft have been a large lake behind that mountain, and by fome uncommon fwell in the waters, or by fomc -convulfion of...
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Notes on the State of Virginia

Thomas Jefferson - Indians of North America - 1801 - 364 pages
...for ages by water running over, theĽ. Should this have been the cafe, there muft have been a large lake behind that mountain, and by fome uncommon fwell in the waters, or by fome convulfion of nature the river muft have opened; its way through a different part of the mountain, and meeting there with...
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Notes on the State of Virginia: With an Appendix Relative to the Murder of ...

Thomas Jefferson - Indians of North America - 1803 - 363 pages
...the river- This Wind-gap is about a mile broad, and the stones in it such as seem to have been washed for ages by water running over them- Should this have been the case, there must have been a large lake behind that mountain, and by some uncommon swell in the waters,...
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Notes on the State of Virginia

Thomas Jefferson - Tobacco - 1832 - 280 pages
...the river. This Wind-gap is about a mile broad, and the stones in it such as seem to have been washed for ages by water running over them. Should this have been the case, there must have been a large lake behind that mountain, and by some uncommon swell in the waters,...
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The Writings of Thomas Jefferson: Inaugural addresses and messages. Replies ...

Thomas Jefferson - United States - 1854
...the river. This Wind-gap is about a mile broad, and the stones in it such as seem to have been washed for ages by water running over them. Should this have been the case, there must have been a large lake behind that mountain, and by some uncommon swell in the waters,...
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RAMBLES IN THE PATH OF THE STEAM-HORSE. AN OFF_HAND OLLA PODRIDA

ELE BOWEN - 1855
...mile broad — (situated in Lehigh county,) and the stones in it are such as seem to have been washed for ages by water running over them. Should this have been the case, there must have been a large lake behind that mountain, and by some uncommon swell in the waters,...
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A Selection of Some of the Most Interesting Narratives, Or the ..., Volume 1

Archibald Loudon - Indian captivities - 1811
...the river. The Wind-gap is about a mile broad, and the stones in it such as seem to have been washed for ages by water running over them. -Should this have been the case, there must have been a large lake behind that mountain, and by some uncommon swell in the waters,...
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The Writings of Thomas Jefferson: 1781-1784

Thomas Jefferson - Presidents - 1894
...river. This \Vind-gap is about a mile broad, and the stones in it such as seem to have been washed for ages by water running over them. Should this have been the case, there must have been a large lake behind that mountain, and by some uncommon swell in the waters,...
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