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Author Smith, James, judge advocate.

Title Some considerations on the consequences of the French settling colonies on the Mississippi, with respect to the trade and safety of the English plantations in America and the West-Indies / From a gentleman of America, to his friend in London.

Published London : Printed for J. Roberts near the Oxford-Arms in Warwick-Lane, 1720.


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 2 unnumbered leaves, 60 pages : folded map. ; 26 cm.
Series Early encounters in North America.
Early encounters in North America.
Notes Map has title, "A new map of Louisiana and the River Mississippi."
The authorship of this pamphlet has been attributed by Justin Winsor in his Narrative and critical history (vol. v, p. 76, 80) to Richard Berresford, and in his later book, The Mississippi Basin (p. 141 note) to Dr. James Smith. Internal evidence, however, would discriedit either as the author.--cf. Introd. to 1928 reprint ed., p. 8.
The identification of the author is contained in Brown University. John Carter Brown Library. Report, 1935-1936, p. 13-15.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Alexandria, VA : Alexander Street Press, 2003. (Early encounters in North America). Available via World Wide Web.
Other author Historical and Philosophical Society of Ohio.
Subject Law, John, 1671-1729.
France -- Colonies -- America.
Great Britain -- Colonies -- America.
Mississippi River Valley -- History -- To 1803.