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As seen from the Heights of Staten Island. New York city appears in the centre; East River, Governors Island and city of Brooklyn on the right;
Hudron River, Bedloos Island and Jersey City on the left. Numerous craft are floating on the water, among which in the near distance, is

Ocean Stromer and at anchor; a Mun of War,

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GENERAL AND LOCAL HISTORIES AND DESCRIPTIONS OF EACH OF THE STATES, TERRI-
TORIES, CITIES, AND TOWNS OF THE UNION ; ALSO, BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES OF
DISTINGUISHED PERSONS, TOGETHER WITH A LARGE AND VARIED COL-
LECTION OF INTERESTING AND VALUABLE INFORMATION FOR ALL
CLASSES, RELATING TO EVERY PART OF OUR COUNTRY

FROM THE ATLANTIC TO THE PACIFIC.

ILLUSTRATED BY SIX HUNDRED ENGRAVINGS;
PRESENTING VIEWS OF ALL THE CITIES AND PRINCIPAL TOWNS-PUBLIC BUILDINGS-
BIRTHPLACES AND SEATS OF EMINENT AMERICANS- PUBLIC MONUMENTS AND
THOSE OF THE ILLUSTRIOUS DEAD-BATTLE-FIELDS-HISTORICAL LO-
CALITIES--RELICS OF ANTIQUITY-NATURAL CURIOSITIES, ETC.,
ALMOST WHOLLY FROM DRAWINGS TAKEN ON THE SPOT
BY THE AUTHORS, THE ENTIRE WORK BEING ON

THEIR PART THE RESULT OF OVER

16,000 MILES OF TRAVEL AND FOUR YEARS OF LABOR.

BY JOHN WARNER BARBER,
Author of Historical Collections of Connecticut and Massachusetts, etc.

AND
HENRY HOWE,
Author of Hist. Coll. of Virginia, Ohio, and the Great West.

v O L U M E

NEW YORK:
PUBLISHED BY GEORGE F. TUTTLE AND HENRY M'CAULEY,

NO. 147 FULTON-STREET; ALSO BY
HENRY HOWE, NO. 111 MAIN-STREET, CINCINNATI.
SOLD EXCLUSIVELY BY SUBSCRIPTION.

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Entered, according to act of Congress, in the year 1861,

BY HENRY HOWE,
In the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the United States for the Southern Dis.

trict of Ohio.

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