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AMERICA,
ITS REALITIES AND RESOURCES :

Coxipnising

IMPO R T A NT DE TA I L S
Cox N Ected with the

PRESENT SOCIAL, POLITICAL, AGRICULTURAL, COMMERCIAL,
AND FINANCIAL STATE OF THE COUNTRY,

Its

LAWS AND CUSTOMS,

together with

A REVIEW OF THE POLICY OF THE UNITED STATES THAT LED TO
THE WAR OF 1812, AND PEACE OF 1814–THE “RIGHT OF SEARCH,”

THE TEXAS AND OREGON QUESTIONs,

ETC. ETC.

BY

FRANCIS WYSE, ESQ.

“Amicus Plato, amicus Socrates, sed magis amica veritas."

WOL. I.

c. LONDON :
T. C. NEWBY, 72, MORTIMER STREET,

CA v EN DISH SQUARE.

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witn a people, who are ever apprehensive of a discovery of their individual and national character, with the imperfections, and many eccentricities by which they are distinguished. To supply the void that thus exists—to present the British public with some correct data on which to ground its opinions, and to furnish the emigrant of all grades, and professions, with every useful instruction to assist and guide him in his hazardous undertaking, are the objects which the author contemplates in the present work. The real character of the Americans of the United States— their habits,

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