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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, M. D. Vol. I.

London: Printed for R. and J. Dodsley, in Pall-Mall, 1760.
Note
Autograph at head of title, v. 1, in black ink, crossed over, but legible: Jacob Morton / 1785; the same on p. 1 (leaf B recto), v. 2; on t.p. of v. 2 autograph signature only. Library also has v. 2 of the 1749-1752 Boston edition.
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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, M. D. Vol. I. Library Average
Circulation records from 1793-1799 are lost.
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Borrower Name Volume Date Out Date In Fine Transcribed
Title
Rep. Ledger
Frederick RhinelanderVolume 12/15/17902/24/1790Douglas' Summary
Garrett B. AbeelVolume 111/26/179111/29/1791Douglas Summary
Garrett B. AbeelVolume 211/29/179111/30/1791"
Garrett AbeelVolume 21/7/17921/10/1792Douglass Summary
John AbramsVolume 19/25/18009/27/1800Douglass
John AbramsVolume 29/27/18009/29/1800"
John AbramsVolume 39/29/180010/2/1800"
John AbramsVolume 410/2/180010/6/1800"
David MosesVolume 210/6/180010/10/1800Douglass
David MosesVolume 110/6/180010/10/1800Douglass
Henry RogersVolume 27/25/18017/27/1801Douglass
Henry RogersVolume 17/25/18017/27/1801Douglass
Henry RogersVolume 37/25/18017/27/1801Douglass
Henry RogersVolume 47/25/18017/27/1801Douglass
Benjamin S. JudahVolume 27/29/18018/3/1801Douglass
Benjamin S. JudahVolume 17/29/18018/3/1801Douglass
Benjamin S. JudahVolume 37/29/18018/3/1801Douglass
Benjamin S. JudahVolume 47/29/18018/3/1801Douglass
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