Their Scenery, Legends, and History;
With sketches in prose and verse, by
Cooper, Irving, Bryant, Cole and Others
Dutch Dominie of the Catskills,
And Author of "Foreign Travel and Life at Sea."
Rev. Charles Rockwell
Transcribed by Arlene Goodwin
"This prospect vast—what is it?
Viewed aright, ‘tis Nature’s system of Divinity,
‘Tis elder Scripture, writ by God’s own hand;
Scripture authentic,--uncorrupt by Man"
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Chapter II - Early History continued—Geography and Geology of the Mountains
Chapter III - Ulster County
Chapter IV - Incidents of Revolutionary History
Chapter V - Narrative and Adventures of Revolutionary Prisoners
Chapter VI - Sufferings and Escapes of Prisoners - Ravages of Tories and Indians
Chapter VII - The Osterhout Narrative - Schoharie County
Chapter VIII - Early Hunters and their Adventures
Chapter IX - Wild Animals
Chapter X - Legend - Biographical Sketches
Chapter XI - The Catskill Mountains, by Irving
Chapter XII - Mountain Scenery—
Chapter XIII - Sketches, by Willis Gaylord Clark, N. P. Willis, Park Benjamin, Harriet Martineau, Mrs. Ellet, Dr. Murdock, Baynard Taylor, and Rev. Dr. Cuyler
Chapter XIV - Thomas Cole, the Artist
Chapter XV - The Cauterskill Falls, by Cole, "The Dutch Dominie of the Catskills"
Chapter XVI - Autumn and Winter Scenery—Summer Resorts
XVII - "The Cauterskill Falls," by Bryant—Directions for
Visiting the Scenes of the Mountains - Conclusion