Translation of title: "Concord of the geography of different eras." This book was written by Noël Antoine Pluche and edited by Pierre Thullier, attempting to provide a comprehensive guide to geography. Published in 1764 and containing illustrations and folded maps.
Translation of title: "New voyage around the world." Written by William Dampier in five volumes with illustrations and maps, documenting various travels around the world of buccaneers to areas including Panama and Latin America. This is the fourth edition, published in 1723.
Translation of title: "Voyage to Cayenne, in the two Americas, and in the land of the cannibals... containing the general picture of the deported, the life and the causes of the author's exile: some particular notions... on religion, trade and the mores of savages, blacks, Creoles, and Quakers."
Full title: Voyage à Cayenne, dans les deux Amériques, et chez les anthropophages... contenant le tableau général des déportés, la vie et les causes de l'exil de l'auteur: des notions particulières... sur la religion, le commerce et les mœurs des sauvages, des noirs, des créoles et des quakers
Translation of title: "Voyage to the Indies and to China: made by the order of the king, from 1774 until 1781. In which one handles the mores, religion, science and the arts of the Indians, the Chinese, the Pegouins and the Madegasses; followed by observations on the Cape of Good Hope..."
Full title: Voyage aux Indes Orientales et a [sic] la Chine: fait par ordre du roi, depuis 1774 jusqu'en 1781. Dans lequel on traite des mœurs, de la religion, des sciences & des arts des Indiens, des Chinois, des Pégouins & des Madégasses; suivi d'observations sur le cap de Bonne-Espérance. les isles de France & de Bourbon, les Maldives, Ceylan, Malacca, les Philippines & les Moluques & de recherches sur l'histoire naturelle de ces pays
Translation of title: "Voyage in upper Pennsylvania and in New York State: by an adoptive member of the Oneida nation." This book was written by J. Hector St. John de Crèvecoeur and contains accounts of travels throughout Pennsylvania and New York State as a part of the Oneida Indian tribe. It is comprised of three volumes and contains maps, plans, and tables.
Translation of title: "Voyage in the Northern countries: in which can be seen the mores, the lifestyle, and superstitions of Norwegians, Lappons, Kiloppes, Borandiens, Siberians, Samojedes, Zembliens, and Islanders: enriched with several figures."
Full title: Voyage des pais septentrionaux: dans lequel se voit les mœurs, maniere de vivre, & superstitions des Norweguiens, Lappons, Kiloppes, Borandiens, Syberiens, Samojedes, Zembliens, & Islandois: enrichi de plusieurs figures.
Undertaken by order of the French king. Containing the geographical description and natural history of that country, particularly Canada. Together with an account of the customs, characters, religion, manners and traditions of the original inhabitants. In a series of letters to the Duchess of Lesdiguières
By Pierre-François-Xavier de Charlevoix
Translation of title: "Summary of the American Revolution against the English: from the beginning of the year 1774 until the January 1, 1778." Written by Pierre Ulric Dubuisson in 1779, this work summarizes much of the history of the American Revolution, as well as France's involvement in it.
The earlier of the two documents (1774) discusses the French involvement in the American Revolution, including discussion of revenue, munitioning for troops, flour wars, buttons, and other goods. The later (1794) is an agreement to provide cabins for English troops.
Translation of title: "History of the American Revolution: in relation to South Carolina; by M. David Ramsay... Translated from English. Illustrated with maps and drawings, divided into five volumes; the fifth is about growth and contains observations on the trade of the United States of America. By Jean Lord Sheffield; translated from English by Mirabeau."
Full title: Histoire de la révolution d'Amérique: par rapport à la Caroline Meridionale; par M. David Ramsay... Traduite de l'anglais. Ornée de cartes et de plans, divisée en cinq volumes; le cinquième est d'augumentation [sic] & contient des observations sur le commerce des Etats-Unis d'Amerique [sic]. Par Jean Lord Sheffield; traduites de l'anglais par Mirabeau
Marie-Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert du Motier de Lafayette was a French military officer and a general during the Revolutionary War. These letters from the 635 collection relate mainly to Lafayette's career as a French military officer.