then reckoned the seat of future empire.
the people and strength of America bearing Southwardly.
emigration to the South.
Kentucky and the vales of Frankland.
her early land system.
George Washington's great commercial project.
two pictures of Virginia: 1789 and 1829.
an example of the decline of the South in material prosperity.
this decline not to be attributed to slavery.
its true causes.
effect of the Louisiana purchase on the ation in America — that of the yeomanry of England.
The Chesapeake was the chosen resort of the trader.
Alexandria, then the principal commercial city of Virginia, was thought to hold the keys to the trade of a continent.
The election of George Washington to the Presidency of the United States interrupted him in a project, by which he hoped to unite the Bay of Chesapeake, by her two great arms, the James and Potomac rivers, with the Ohio, and eventually to drain the commerce of the Lakes int