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Richard Rolt

A new and accurate history of South-America: Containing A particular Account of some Accidents leading to the Discovery of the New World; of the Discovery made by Columbus, and other Adventurers; of the several Attempts made to find out a North-East and North-West Passage; and what Parts of America are subject to the different European Powers. With a full description of the Spanish Provinces of Chili, Paraguay, Peru, and Terra Firma. Of Guiana; particularly of Surinam belonging to the Dutch, and of Cayenne belonging to the French; of Brazil, subject to the Crown of Portugal; of that Part of Paraguay possessed by the Jesuits, where they have established a New Monarchy; and of the various Nations of Indians throughout this extensive Territory: As also of all the most remarkable Islands adjacent to its Coasts. Including the Geographical, Natural, Political, and Commercial History of every Province...

London: Printed for T. Gardner, at Cowley’s Head, facing St. Clement’s Church in the Strand; and sold by all the booksellers in Great-Britain and Ireland., 1756.
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A new and accurate history of South-America: Containing A particular Account of some Accidents leading to the Discovery of the New World; of the Discovery made by Columbus, and other Adventurers; of the several Attempts made to find out a North-East and North-West Passage; and what Parts of America are subject to the different European Powers. With a full description of the Spanish Provinces of Chili, Paraguay, Peru, and Terra Firma. Of Guiana; particularly of Surinam belonging to the Dutch, and of Cayenne belonging to the French; of Brazil, subject to the Crown of Portugal; of that Part of Paraguay possessed by the Jesuits, where they have established a New Monarchy; and of the various Nations of Indians throughout this extensive Territory: As also of all the most remarkable Islands adjacent to its Coasts. Including the Geographical, Natural, Political, and Commercial History of every Province... Library Average
Circulation records from 1793-1799 are lost.
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Daniel Phoenix12/27/17992/18/1800Roults S. America
Maria Livingston5/17/18005/22/1800Rolt's South America
Nicholas Delaplaine5/17/18005/22/1800Rolts S. America
James Hunt5/23/18006/18/180010dRolt S America
Hannah Drake2/27/18023/6/1802Rolts S. America
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