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Travel Literature: Eighteenth Century
Map from William Bartram's Travels Through North and South Carolina . . .
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Please note that items in bold are described in the Library's online catalog and you will need to review the catalog to obtain the call number of each item. Other items are described in guides in Special Collections and Archives.

I. Books and Published Materials

  • Narrative of the Deportation to Cayenne, of Barthelemy, Pichegru, Willot, Marbois, LaRue, Ramel,, Jean-Pierre Ramel, 1799
  • The Bloody Buoy, Thrown Out as a Warning to the Political Pilots of All Nations, or, A Faithful Relation of a Multitude of Acts of Horrid Barbarity Such as the Eye Never Witnessed, the Tongue Expressed or the Imagination Conceived until the Commencement of the French Revolution: to Which is Added, an Instructive Essay Tracing these Dreadful Effects to their Real Causes, William Cobbett, 1798
  • A Residence in France, during the Years 1792, 1793, 1794, and 1795: Described in a Series of Letter, Charlotte Biggs, 1798
  • An Authentic Account of an Embassy from the King of Great Britain to the Emperor of China, Sir George Leonard Staunton, 1797
  • Geography Made Easy: Being an Abridgement of the American Geography, Jedidiah Morse, 1796
  • Letters Containing a Sketch of the Politics of France, Helen Maria Williams, 1796
  • The History, Civil and Commercial, of the British Colonies in the West Indies: in Two Volumes, Bryan Edwards, 1794
  • Travels through North and South Carolina, Georgia, East and West Florida, the Cherokee Country, William Bartram, 1793
  • New Travels in the United States of America, J.-P Brissot de Warville, 1792
  • Travels during the Years 1787, 1788, and 1789, Arthur Young, 1792
  • A Tour through the Island of Great Britain, Daniel Defoe, 1779
  • A Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland, Samuel Johnson, 1775
  • A Sentimental Journey through Greece: in a Series of Letters, Written from Constantinople, M. Guys, 1773
  • Observations on the Diseases of the Army, Sir John Pringle, 1761
  • A Journal, or the Historical Account, of the Life, Travels, and Christian Experiences, of that Faithful Servant of Jesus Christ, Thomas Chalkley, Thomas Chalkley, 1749
  • Men and times of the Revolution; or, Memoirs of Elkanah Watson, including journals of travels in Europe and America, from 1777 to 1842, with his correspondence with public men and reminiscences and incidents of the Revolution, edited by his son, Winslow C. Watson, 1856
  • The African American Odyssey of John Kizell, Kevin G. Lowther, 2011
II. Reference and Other Materials in the Main Library
  • American Travel Writers, 1776-1864, James Schramer and Donald Ross, 1997
  • French Travellers in the United States, 1765-1932, Frank Monaghan, 1961
III. Online Resources at Furman
IV. Web Sites