Found 2 collections related to America -- Early works to 1800

Stengel, Frederick
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2315
.06 linear feet (1 volume)
Translation of the 37th book of Gonzolo Fernandez de Oviedo's Natural and General History of the Indies. Translated by Frederick Stengel for H. C. Murphy, ca. 1870(?). The work relates to the voyage of Lucas Vasquez de Ayllon to Chicora... more
Hakluyt, Richard, 1552?-1616
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1282
.19 linear feet (2 volumes)
This is the only extended original prose work in English of Richard Hakluyt, the younger (1522-1616) and is an elaborate prospectus for English colonization of North America written in the sixteenth century. It was a confidential and important... more