Journal of the Yukon, 1847-48

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Government printing bureau, 1910 - 125 páginas
Account of authors journey to and establishment of Fort Yukon where he spent the winter. Journal includes detailed observations on the Kutchin Indians and the surrounding area.

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Página 2 - ... as they do here. The king has promised for another time, ten armed ships as he desires, and has given him all the prisoners, except such as are confined for high treason, to go with him as he has requested ; and has granted him money to amuse himself till then. Meanwhile, he is with his Venetian wife and his sons at Bristol. His name is Zuam Talbot, and he is called the Great Admiral, great honour being paid to him, and he goes dressed in silk.
Página 77 - ... Elyot, of Bristol, taking first place. Of their enterprises we have no record, but voyages seem to have been made under these charters. On December 6, 1503, an order of King Henry's to his treasurer recalls that on September 26, 1502, he "gaf and graunted unto our trusty and well-beloved subjectts ffraunceys ffernandus and John Guidisalvus squiers in consideracion of the true service which they have doon unto us to our singler pleasur as capitaignes unto the newe founde lande.
Página 92 - ... e los unos ni los otros non ( fagades ni fagan ende al por alguna manera, so pena de la nuestra merced e de diez mil maravedís para la nuestra Cámara...
Página xxix - ... to sail to all parts, regions and coasts of the eastern, western and northern sea, under our banners, flags and ensigns, with five ships or vessels of...
Página 119 - ... to sail to all parts, countries, and seas of the east, of the west, and of the north...
Página 9 - Venecian, sufficiente auctorite and power, that he by him, his deputie or deputies sufficient, may take at his pleasure vi Englisshe shippes in any porte or portes or other place within this our realme of...
Página 9 - England, or obeisance, so that and if the said shippes be of the bourdeyn of cc tonnes, or under, with their apparail requisite and necessarie for the safe conduct of the said shippes...
Página xxviii - ... ea loca sic inventa navigare presumencium. Volentes et strictissime mandantes omnibus et singulis nostris subditis tarn in terra quam in mare constitutis ut prefato Johanni et eius filiis ac deputatis bonam assistenciam faciant, et...
Página xxviii - Johanni et eius filiis ac deputatis bonam assistenciam faciant, et tam in armandis navibus seu navigiis quam in provisione commeatus et victualium pro sua pecunia emendorum atque aliarum rerum sibi providendarum pro dicta navigacione sumendarum suos omnes favores et auxilia imparciantur.
Página 11 - ... the intruder passed the nest without seeing it. As soon as the eggs are taken, the goose rises out of the water and flies close to the head of the captor, uttering a frightened and pitiful cry. These geese are more numerous in the valley of the Yukon than any other kind, and the numbers that pass northwards there are perhaps equal to that of all the other species together.