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Dobbs, Arthur 1689-1765

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Works: 149 works in 544 publications in 1 language and 6,109 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  Diaries  Sermons  Biography  History 
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 )
54 editions published between 1744 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 474 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, Esq by Arthur Dobbs ( )
19 editions published between 1729 and 1860 in English and held by 363 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 ; ... With an appendix of original papers, and a map of the in-land and sea-coast of North-America in and about Hudson's-Bay. By Arthur Dobbs, Esq by Arthur Dobbs ( )
43 editions published between 1744 and 1982 in English and Undetermined and held by 298 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
The Kelsey papers by Henry Kelsey ( Book )
9 editions published between 1929 and 1994 in English and held by 179 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 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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 164 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 146 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 ( )
9 editions published between 1746 and 2005 in English and held by 140 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 ( )
8 editions published in 1759 in English and held by 110 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 ( )
8 editions published in 1759 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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