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Dobbs, Arthur 1689-1765

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Works: 156 works in 537 publications in 1 language and 5,359 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  Diaries  Sermons  History  Biography 
Roles: Editor, Honoree
Classifications: HB151, 330
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An account of the countries adjoining to Hudson's Bay in the north-west part of America by Arthur Dobbs ( Book )
49 editions published between 1744 and 2005 in English and held by 388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Reprint of 1744 edition. Dobbs urged the riches of Hudson Bay and the probability of a Northwest Passage in his opposition to the Hudson's Bay Company's monopoly of trade there
An essay on the trade and improvement of Ireland by Arthur Dobbs ( )
20 editions published between 1729 and 1860 in English and held by 319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Considerations on two papers lately published the first called Seasonable remarks, &c., and the other, An essay on trade in general and on that of Ireland in particular by Arthur Dobbs ( )
13 editions published between 1728 and 1729 in English and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Kelsey papers by Henry Kelsey ( Book )
9 editions published between 1929 and 1994 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Remarks upon Capt. Middleton's defence wherein his conduct during his late voyage for discovering a passage from Hudson's-Bay to the South-Sea is impartially examin'd ... whereby it will appear, with the highest probability, that there is such a passage as he went in search of. With an appendix of original papers by Arthur Dobbs ( Book )
36 editions published between 1744 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Dobbs ... promoted Middleton's voyage of 1741-42 to substantiate his own theory of the location of a Northwest passage from Hudson's Bay. Disappointed in the expedition, he challenged Middleton's report and here replies to his defense."--Bibl. of Canadiana
A Collection of tracts concerning the present state of Ireland with respect to its riches, revenue, trade, and manufactures ( )
6 editions published between 1729 and 2010 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An account of the countries adjoining to Hudson's Bay, in the north-west part of America Containing a description of their lakes and rivers, the nature of the soil and climates, and their methods of commerce, &c. shewing the benefit to be made by settling colonies, and opening a trade in these parts; whereby the French will be deprived in a great measure of their traffick in furs, and the communication between Canada and Mississippi be cut off. With an abstract of Captain Middleton's journal, and observations upon his behaviour during his voyage, and since his return. To which are added, I.A letter from Bartholomew de Fonte, vice-admiral of Peru and Mexico; giving an account of his voyage from Lima in Peru, to prevent, or seize upon any ships that should attempt to find a north-west passage to the South Sea. II. An abstract of all the discoveries which have been publish'd of the islands and countries in and adjoining to the Great Western Ocean, between America, India, and China, &c. pointing out the advantages that may be made, if a short passage should be found thro' Hudson's streight to that ocean. III. The Hudson's Bay Company's charter. IV. The standard of trade in those parts of America; with an account of the exports and profits made annually by the Hudson's Bay Company. V. Vocabularies of the languages of several Indian nations adjoining to Hudson's Bay. The whole intended to shew the great probability of a north-west passage, so long desired; and which (if discovered) would be of the highest advantage to these kingdoms. By Arthur Dobbs, Esq by Arthur Dobbs ( )
3 editions published in 1744 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An essay on the expediency of a union betwixt Britain & Ireland by Arthur Dobbs ( )
4 editions published in 1752 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A thanksgiving sermon Preach'd October the 9th, 1746. for the happy suppression of the late unnatural rebellion by Arthur Dobbs ( )
11 editions published between 1746 and 2010 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
To His Excellency Arthur Dobbs, Esq ; captain-general, governor and commander in chief, in and over the province of North Carolina. The humble address of the Assembly by North Carolina ( )
7 editions published in 1759 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
To His Excellency Arthur Dobbs, Esq ; captain-general, governor and commander in chief, over the province of North-Carolina. The humble address of the Council by North Carolina ( )
7 editions published in 1759 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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