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OF

LOUISVILLE

And its Environs;

INCLUDING, AMONG A GREAT VARIETY OF MISCELLANEOUS MATTER, Å

FLORULA LOUISVILLENSIS;

OR, A CATALOGUE OF

Searly 400 Genera and 600 Species of Plants, that grow in the vicinity of
the Town, exhibiting their Generic, Specific, and

Vulgar English Names.

BY H. M.MURTRIE, M. D. &c.

Me nec tam patiens Lacedæmon,
Nec tam Larissæ percussit, campus opimæ,

Quam domus Albuneæ resonantis,
Et præceps Ohis ac Tiburui lucus et uda,

Mollibus pomaria Rivis. Hor. cur. rii. iil. i.

TO WHICH IS ADDED

AN APPENDIX,
Containing an accurate Account of the Earthquakes crperienced here from
the 16th December, 1811, to the 7th February, 1812, extracted prin-

cipally from the Papers of the late J. Brookes, Esq.

FIRST EDITION.

LOUISVILLE,
PRINTED BY S. PENN, JUN. MAIN-STREET,

22 NIT 1969

UDITERIST ATEX EFTANER.CA,}

Sct. DISTRICT OF KENTUCKY. BE it remembered that on the 4th day of February, in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and nineteen, and in the 430 year of the Independence of the United States : H. M'Murtrie of the said district hath deposited in this office, the title of a Book, the right whereof he claims as author, in the following words and figures, to wit :

" Shetches of Louisville and its Environs, including, among a great variety of “ miscellaneous matter, a Florula Louisvillensis ; or, a Catalogue of nearly “ four hundred Genera, and six hundred species of Plants that grow in the vicinity of the town, exbibiting their generic, specific, and vulgar English names :

BY H. M‘MURTRIE, M. D. &c.
“Me nec tam paliens Lacedæmon,
Nec tain Larissa percussit campus opimæ,

" Quam domus Albuneæ resonantis,
Et præceps Ohio ac Tiburni lucus et uda,

Mollibus pomaria Rivis.-- -Hor. car. ri. lib.i. " To which is added, an Appendix, containing an accurate Account of the “ Earthquakes experienced here from the 16th December, 1811, to the 7th “February, 1812, extracted principally from the papers of the late Jared " Brookes, Esq.”'

In conformity to the Act of Congress of the United States, entitled “ AV Act for the encouragement of learning, by securing the copies of Maps, Charts, and Books to the anthors and proprietors of such copies during the time therein inentioned," and also an Act entitled “An Act supplementary to an Ad! entitled an Act for the encourageinent of learning, by securing the copies of Maps, Charts, and Books to the authors and proprietors of such copies, during the times therein mentioned, and extending the benefits thereof to the arts vir designing, engraving, and etching historical and other prints." [L. S.]

JOHN H. HANNA, Clerk,

District of Kentucki',

839529-128

TO

HIS EXCELLENOY

JAMES MONROE,

PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA,

THIS WORK

IS MOST RESPECTFULLY INSCRIBED,

BY

HIS OBEDIENT SERVANT,

THE AUTHOR.

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