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, by Arthur Dobbs

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, by Arthur Dobbs

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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
Title
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
Statement of responsibility
by Arthur Dobbs
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
MWU
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1689-1765
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Dobbs, Arthur
Dewey number
910/.9163/27
Illustrations
maps
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  • d. 1770
  • 17th cent
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  • Middleton, Christopher
  • Fuentes, Bartolomé de
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  • Middleton, Christopher
  • Hudson's Bay Company
  • Indians of North America
  • Fur trade
  • Northwest Passage
  • Arctic regions
  • Northwest Coast of North America
  • Northwest, Canadian
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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, by Arthur Dobbs
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "The whole intended to show the great probability of a North-west passage, so long desired; and which (if discovered) whould be of the highest advantage to these kingdoms." - t.p
  • "Errata" on page 211
Contents
With: An abstract of Captain Middleton's Journal, and Observations upon his behaviour during his voyage, and since his return ; To which is added: I. A letter from Bartholomew de Fonte, Vice-Admiral of Peru and Mexico: giving an account of his voyage from Lima to 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 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 Hudson's Bay
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
ii, 211 p.
Note
Dafoe Archives/Special Collections copy lacks original folded map.
Other physical details
fold. map
System control number
  • (CaMWU)u868323-01umb_inst
  • (Sirsi) AEI-9109
  • (OCoLC)166613446
Label
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, by Arthur Dobbs
Publication
Note
  • "The whole intended to show the great probability of a North-west passage, so long desired; and which (if discovered) whould be of the highest advantage to these kingdoms." - t.p
  • "Errata" on page 211
Contents
With: An abstract of Captain Middleton's Journal, and Observations upon his behaviour during his voyage, and since his return ; To which is added: I. A letter from Bartholomew de Fonte, Vice-Admiral of Peru and Mexico: giving an account of his voyage from Lima to 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 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 Hudson's Bay
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
ii, 211 p.
Note
Dafoe Archives/Special Collections copy lacks original folded map.
Other physical details
fold. map
System control number
  • (CaMWU)u868323-01umb_inst
  • (Sirsi) AEI-9109
  • (OCoLC)166613446

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