The Resource An account of the countries adjoining to Hudson's Bay, in the north-west part of America: : containing a description of their lakes and rivers, the nature of the soil and climates, and their methods of commerce, &c. shewing the benefit to be made by settling colonies, and opening a trade in these parts; whereby the French will be deprived in a great measure of their traffick in furs, and the communication between Canada and Mississippi be cut off. With an abstract of Captain Middleton's journal, and observations upon his behaviour during his voyage, and since his return ... The whole intended to shew the great probability of a north-west passage, so long desired; and which (if discovered) would be of the highest advantage to these kingdoms., By Arthur Dobbs, Esq;

An account of the countries adjoining to Hudson's Bay, in the north-west part of America: : containing a description of their lakes and rivers, the nature of the soil and climates, and their methods of commerce, &c. shewing the benefit to be made by settling colonies, and opening a trade in these parts; whereby the French will be deprived in a great measure of their traffick in furs, and the communication between Canada and Mississippi be cut off. With an abstract of Captain Middleton's journal, and observations upon his behaviour during his voyage, and since his return ... The whole intended to shew the great probability of a north-west passage, so long desired; and which (if discovered) would be of the highest advantage to these kingdoms., By Arthur Dobbs, Esq;

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An account of the countries adjoining to Hudson's Bay, in the north-west part of America: : containing a description of their lakes and rivers, the nature of the soil and climates, and their methods of commerce, &c. shewing the benefit to be made by settling colonies, and opening a trade in these parts; whereby the French will be deprived in a great measure of their traffick in furs, and the communication between Canada and Mississippi be cut off. With an abstract of Captain Middleton's journal, and observations upon his behaviour during his voyage, and since his return ... The whole intended to shew the great probability of a north-west passage, so long desired; and which (if discovered) would be of the highest advantage to these kingdoms.
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An account of the countries adjoining to Hudson's Bay, in the north-west part of America:
Title remainder
containing a description of their lakes and rivers, the nature of the soil and climates, and their methods of commerce, &c. shewing the benefit to be made by settling colonies, and opening a trade in these parts; whereby the French will be deprived in a great measure of their traffick in furs, and the communication between Canada and Mississippi be cut off. With an abstract of Captain Middleton's journal, and observations upon his behaviour during his voyage, and since his return ... The whole intended to shew the great probability of a north-west passage, so long desired; and which (if discovered) would be of the highest advantage to these kingdoms.
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By Arthur Dobbs, Esq;
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Language
  • engiku
  • eng
Cataloging source
NhD
Citation location within source
  • 5798
  • 4697
  • 8053
  • 744/80
  • T90486
  • III:766
Citation source
  • Hanson
  • Kress Lib.
  • Goldsmiths' Lib. cat.
  • Alden, J.E. European Americana
  • ESTC
  • Brown, J.C. Cat., 1493-1800
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1689-1765
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Dobbs, Arthur
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  • maps
  • plates
Index
no index present
LC call number
F1060.7
LC item number
.D63
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • 17th cent
  • d. 1770
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Fuentes, Bartolomé de
  • Middleton, Christopher
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  • Hudson's Bay Company
  • Fur trade
  • Indians of North America
  • Eskimo languages
  • Indian linguistics
  • Northwest Passage
  • Northwest, Canadian
  • Great Lakes (North America)
  • Northwest Coast of North America
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An account of the countries adjoining to Hudson's Bay, in the north-west part of America: : containing a description of their lakes and rivers, the nature of the soil and climates, and their methods of commerce, &c. shewing the benefit to be made by settling colonies, and opening a trade in these parts; whereby the French will be deprived in a great measure of their traffick in furs, and the communication between Canada and Mississippi be cut off. With an abstract of Captain Middleton's journal, and observations upon his behaviour during his voyage, and since his return ... The whole intended to shew the great probability of a north-west passage, so long desired; and which (if discovered) would be of the highest advantage to these kingdoms., By Arthur Dobbs, Esq;
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  • Remainder of title: To which are added I. A letter from Bartholomew de Fonte, vice-admiral of Peru and Mexico, giving an account of his voyage from Lima in Peru, to prevent, or seize upon any ships that should attempt to find a north-west passage to the South sea. II. An abstract of all the discoveries which have been publish'd of the islands and countries in and adjoining to the great western ocean between America, India, and China, &c. pointing out the advantages that may be made, if a short passage should be found thro' Hudson's Streight to that ocean. III. The Hudson's Bay Company's charter. IV. The standard of trade in those parts of America; with an account of the exports and profits made annually by the Hudson's bay company. V. Vocabularies of the languages of several Indian nations adjoining to Hudson's bay
  • "Vocabulary of English and Eskima words": p. 203-205
  • "A short vocabulary of the language spoke among the Northern Indians inhabiting the north-west part of Hudson's Bay, as it was taken at different times from the mouths of Nabiana and Zazana, two Indians, who were on board His Majesty's ship the Furnace, in the year 1742, by Edward Thompson, surgeon of the said ship": p. 206-211
  • Signatures: [A]2 B-2D 2E2 (2E2 verso blank)
  • Errata: p. 211
  • Engraved head and tail pieces; intitials
Extent
1 online resource ([2], ii, 211, [1] pages, [1] folded leaf of plates
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online
Other physical details
map)
Specific material designation
remote
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(OCoLC)728420234
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An account of the countries adjoining to Hudson's Bay, in the north-west part of America: : containing a description of their lakes and rivers, the nature of the soil and climates, and their methods of commerce, &c. shewing the benefit to be made by settling colonies, and opening a trade in these parts; whereby the French will be deprived in a great measure of their traffick in furs, and the communication between Canada and Mississippi be cut off. With an abstract of Captain Middleton's journal, and observations upon his behaviour during his voyage, and since his return ... The whole intended to shew the great probability of a north-west passage, so long desired; and which (if discovered) would be of the highest advantage to these kingdoms., By Arthur Dobbs, Esq;
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Publication
Note
  • Remainder of title: To which are added I. A letter from Bartholomew de Fonte, vice-admiral of Peru and Mexico, giving an account of his voyage from Lima in Peru, to prevent, or seize upon any ships that should attempt to find a north-west passage to the South sea. II. An abstract of all the discoveries which have been publish'd of the islands and countries in and adjoining to the great western ocean between America, India, and China, &c. pointing out the advantages that may be made, if a short passage should be found thro' Hudson's Streight to that ocean. III. The Hudson's Bay Company's charter. IV. The standard of trade in those parts of America; with an account of the exports and profits made annually by the Hudson's bay company. V. Vocabularies of the languages of several Indian nations adjoining to Hudson's bay
  • "Vocabulary of English and Eskima words": p. 203-205
  • "A short vocabulary of the language spoke among the Northern Indians inhabiting the north-west part of Hudson's Bay, as it was taken at different times from the mouths of Nabiana and Zazana, two Indians, who were on board His Majesty's ship the Furnace, in the year 1742, by Edward Thompson, surgeon of the said ship": p. 206-211
  • Signatures: [A]2 B-2D 2E2 (2E2 verso blank)
  • Errata: p. 211
  • Engraved head and tail pieces; intitials
Extent
1 online resource ([2], ii, 211, [1] pages, [1] folded leaf of plates
Form of item
online
Other physical details
map)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)728420234

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