Context of An abridgement of the American gazetteer : exhibiting in alphabetical order, a compendious account of the states, provinces, counties, cities, towns, villages, rivers, bays, harbours, gulfs, sounds, capes, mountains, forts, Indian ttibes [sic], & new discoveries, on the American continent, and its appendant islands, particularly the West-Indies : describing the extent, boundaries, population, government, productions, commerce, manufactures, curiosities, &c. of the several countries, and of their important civil divisions and the longitude and latitude, the bearings and distances, from noted places, of the cities, towns, and villages : to which is annexed an accurate table of all the post-offices in the United States