The hermit was purportedly discovered by Capt. James Buckland and Mr. John Fielding, who in 1785 "agreed to travel into the western parts of this vast country, to explore the regions which belong to these United States, which are yet unknown to us." ONLINE VERSION AVAILABLE TO AUTHORIZED PSU USERS.
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Microopaque. [New York : Readex Microprint, 1955-1983. 23 x 15 cm. (Early American imprints. First series ; no. 44864).
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