Narrative and Critical History of America, Volume 8

Justin Winsor
Houghton, Mifflin, 1889

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Página 5 - London; have, at their own great cost and charges, undertaken an expedition for Hudson's Bay, in the north-west part of America, for the discovery of a new passage into the South Sea, and for the finding some trade for furs, minerals and other considerable commodities, and by such, their undertaking, have already made such discoveries as do encourage them to proceed further in pursuance of their said design, by means whereof there may probably arise very great advantage to us and our kingdom...
Página 251 - LIVES AND VOYAGES OF DRAKE, CAVENDISH, AND DAMPIER; Including "an Introductory View of the Earlier Discoveries in the South Sea, and the History of the Bucaniers.
Página 416 - Epistles Domestic, Confidential and Official from General Washington, written about the Commencement of the American Contest, when he entered on the Command of the Army of the United States.
Página 428 - In winter he threw whole handfuls into the fire. As we were on terms of perfect intimacy, . I have joked him, perhaps rudely, upon his anxious caution. His answer was, "Whatever becomes of me, my friends shall never suffer by my negligence.
Página 266 - An Account of a Conversation concerning a Right Regulation of Governments for the common good of Mankind.
Página 144 - Soldiers! You are amply provided for war. You are superior in number to the enemy. Your personal strength and activity are greater. Your weapons are longer. The? regular soldiers of the enemy are generally old men, whose best years have been spent in the sickly climate of the West Indies. They will not be able to stand before you. when you charge with the bayonet.
Página 78 - A Narrative of Occurrences in the Indian Countries of North America, since the Connexion of the Right Hon. the Earl of Selkirk with the Hudson's Bay Company...
Página 111 - Reasons to show that there is a great probability of a navigable passage to the Western American Ocean through Hudson's Streights and Chesterfield Inlet.
Página 433 - His late Majesty's Province of Massachusetts Bay in North America ; With an Account of His Administration when he was Member and Speaker of the House of Representatives, and His Government of the Colony during the difficult period that preceded the War of Independence. Compiled from the Original Documents still remaining in the possession of his Descendants. By PETER ORLANDO HUTCHINSON, one of his great-grandsons.