The Resource A summary, historical and political, of the first planting, progressive improvements, and present state of the British settlements in North-America : containing I. Some general Account of ancient and modern Colonies, the granting and settling of the British Continent and West-India Island Colonies, with some transient Remarks concerning the adjoining French and Spanish Settlements, and other Remarks of various Natures. II. The Hudson's-Bay Company's Lodges, Fur and Skin Trade. III. Newfoundland Harbours and Cod-Fishery. IV. The Province of L'Acadie or Nova Scotia; with the Vicissitudes of the Property and Jurisdiction thereof, and its present State. V. The several Grants of Sagadahock, Province of Main, Massachusetts-Bay, and New-Plymouth, united by a new Charter in the present Province of Massachusetts-Bay, commonly called New-England, by William Douglass

A summary, historical and political, of the first planting, progressive improvements, and present state of the British settlements in North-America : containing I. Some general Account of ancient and modern Colonies, the granting and settling of the British Continent and West-India Island Colonies, with some transient Remarks concerning the adjoining French and Spanish Settlements, and other Remarks of various Natures. II. The Hudson's-Bay Company's Lodges, Fur and Skin Trade. III. Newfoundland Harbours and Cod-Fishery. IV. The Province of L'Acadie or Nova Scotia; with the Vicissitudes of the Property and Jurisdiction thereof, and its present State. V. The several Grants of Sagadahock, Province of Main, Massachusetts-Bay, and New-Plymouth, united by a new Charter in the present Province of Massachusetts-Bay, commonly called New-England, by William Douglass

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A summary, historical and political, of the first planting, progressive improvements, and present state of the British settlements in North-America : containing I. Some general Account of ancient and modern Colonies, the granting and settling of the British Continent and West-India Island Colonies, with some transient Remarks concerning the adjoining French and Spanish Settlements, and other Remarks of various Natures. II. The Hudson's-Bay Company's Lodges, Fur and Skin Trade. III. Newfoundland Harbours and Cod-Fishery. IV. The Province of L'Acadie or Nova Scotia; with the Vicissitudes of the Property and Jurisdiction thereof, and its present State. V. The several Grants of Sagadahock, Province of Main, Massachusetts-Bay, and New-Plymouth, united by a new Charter in the present Province of Massachusetts-Bay, commonly called New-England
Title
A summary, historical and political, of the first planting, progressive improvements, and present state of the British settlements in North-America
Title remainder
containing I. Some general Account of ancient and modern Colonies, the granting and settling of the British Continent and West-India Island Colonies, with some transient Remarks concerning the adjoining French and Spanish Settlements, and other Remarks of various Natures. II. The Hudson's-Bay Company's Lodges, Fur and Skin Trade. III. Newfoundland Harbours and Cod-Fishery. IV. The Province of L'Acadie or Nova Scotia; with the Vicissitudes of the Property and Jurisdiction thereof, and its present State. V. The several Grants of Sagadahock, Province of Main, Massachusetts-Bay, and New-Plymouth, united by a new Charter in the present Province of Massachusetts-Bay, commonly called New-England
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by William Douglass
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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Cataloging source
NjRocCCS
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ca. 1700-1752
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Douglass, William
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
E188
LC item number
.D75 1760
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
d. 1784
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Kitchin, Thomas
Series statement
HeinOnline world constitutions illustrated
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Smallpox
  • Smallpox
  • United States
  • Canada
  • America
  • Great Britain
  • Great Britain
  • Great Britain
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specialized
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A summary, historical and political, of the first planting, progressive improvements, and present state of the British settlements in North-America : containing I. Some general Account of ancient and modern Colonies, the granting and settling of the British Continent and West-India Island Colonies, with some transient Remarks concerning the adjoining French and Spanish Settlements, and other Remarks of various Natures. II. The Hudson's-Bay Company's Lodges, Fur and Skin Trade. III. Newfoundland Harbours and Cod-Fishery. IV. The Province of L'Acadie or Nova Scotia; with the Vicissitudes of the Property and Jurisdiction thereof, and its present State. V. The several Grants of Sagadahock, Province of Main, Massachusetts-Bay, and New-Plymouth, united by a new Charter in the present Province of Massachusetts-Bay, commonly called New-England, by William Douglass
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  • Originally issued in numbers of 16 p., each with cover-title; v. 1, Jan. 1747-May 1749; v. 2, Apr. 1750-Nov. 1752. Left unfinished at the author's death in October 1752
  • Sub-title of v. 2: Containing I. The history of the provinces and colonies of New-Hampshire, Rhode-Island, Connecticut, New-York ... their several original settlements and gradual improvements; their boundaries; produce and manufactures, trade and navigation, laws and government. II. Their natural history, religious sectaries, paper currencies and other miscellanies. III. Several medical digressions, with a curious dissertation on the treatment of the small-pox, and innoculation
  • "A digression concerning the small-pox": p. 392-414, v. 2
  • The map is signed: Tho. Kitchin sculpt.; caption reads: Published for the Present state of North America &c. and sold by R. & I. Dodsley in Pall-mall 1755
  • Tail-piece at the end of v. 1
  • ©2011 Cassidy Cataloguing Services, Inc
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unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
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online resource
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rdacarrier
Color
black and white
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text
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rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (2 volumes)
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one file format
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online
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unknown
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computer
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rdamedia
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map
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A summary, historical and political, of the first planting, progressive improvements, and present state of the British settlements in North-America : containing I. Some general Account of ancient and modern Colonies, the granting and settling of the British Continent and West-India Island Colonies, with some transient Remarks concerning the adjoining French and Spanish Settlements, and other Remarks of various Natures. II. The Hudson's-Bay Company's Lodges, Fur and Skin Trade. III. Newfoundland Harbours and Cod-Fishery. IV. The Province of L'Acadie or Nova Scotia; with the Vicissitudes of the Property and Jurisdiction thereof, and its present State. V. The several Grants of Sagadahock, Province of Main, Massachusetts-Bay, and New-Plymouth, united by a new Charter in the present Province of Massachusetts-Bay, commonly called New-England, by William Douglass
Publication
Distribution
Note
  • Originally issued in numbers of 16 p., each with cover-title; v. 1, Jan. 1747-May 1749; v. 2, Apr. 1750-Nov. 1752. Left unfinished at the author's death in October 1752
  • Sub-title of v. 2: Containing I. The history of the provinces and colonies of New-Hampshire, Rhode-Island, Connecticut, New-York ... their several original settlements and gradual improvements; their boundaries; produce and manufactures, trade and navigation, laws and government. II. Their natural history, religious sectaries, paper currencies and other miscellanies. III. Several medical digressions, with a curious dissertation on the treatment of the small-pox, and innoculation
  • "A digression concerning the small-pox": p. 392-414, v. 2
  • The map is signed: Tho. Kitchin sculpt.; caption reads: Published for the Present state of North America &c. and sold by R. & I. Dodsley in Pall-mall 1755
  • Tail-piece at the end of v. 1
  • ©2011 Cassidy Cataloguing Services, Inc
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (2 volumes)
File format
one file format
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
map
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Specific material designation
remote

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