1812 History
The General Gazetteer; or, compendious Geographical Dictionary, in Miniature
Description
Sponsors
1812 History
Department of Canadian Heritage This item is a part of the 1812 History digitization project. This project was made possible with the support of the Department of Canadian Heritage through the Canadian Culture Online Strategy.
Creator
R. Brookes, M.D., Author
Media Type
Text
Item Type
Books
Description
A pocket book originally written by R. Brookes, M.D. The book contains a description of the Empires, Kingdoms, States, Provinces, Cities, Towns, Forts, Seas, Harbours, Rivers, Lakes, Mountains, and Capes, in the known world in 1807. It also includes a description of the government, customs, manners, and religion of inhabitants within these locations. Illustrated maps of the world are also provided. Inside cover reads: "Given by Mrs. J.G. [Currie]"
Publisher
J.G. Bernard, 57, Snow Hill, For T. Wilson & Son, High Ousegate
Place of Publication
York
Date of Publication
1807
Subject(s)
Local identifier
971.226
Language of Item
English
Geographic Coverage
Copyright Statement
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
Recommended Citation
Image courtesy of the Niagara Historical Society & Museum
Terms of Use
Please contact the Niagara Historical Society & Museum for any reproductions of this image.
Contact
Niagara Historical Society Museum
Email:contact@niagarahistorical.museum
Website:
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Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON

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The General Gazetteer; or, compendious Geographical Dictionary, in Miniature


A pocket book originally written by R. Brookes, M.D. The book contains a description of the Empires, Kingdoms, States, Provinces, Cities, Towns, Forts, Seas, Harbours, Rivers, Lakes, Mountains, and Capes, in the known world in 1807. It also includes a description of the government, customs, manners, and religion of inhabitants within these locations. Illustrated maps of the world are also provided. Inside cover reads: "Given by Mrs. J.G. [Currie]"