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A voyage to the north west side of America : the journals of James Colnett, 1786-89

Author: James Colnett; Robert Galois
Publisher: Vancouver, BC : UBC Press, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The journal of James Colnett is the last unpublished account of the early maritime fur trade on the Northwest Coast. Between 1786 and 1789, Colnett's expedition traversed the coast from Prince William Sound to the Strait of Juan de Fuca. Its members were the first Europeans to encounter the Tsimshian and the southern Heiltsuk, and the first to land on the southern Queen Charlotte Islands. The journal is reproduced  Read more...
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Colnett, James, 1755?-1806.
Voyage to the north west side of America.
Vancouver, BC : UBC Press, ©2004
(DLC) 2004267146
Named Person: James Colnett; James Colnett; James Colnett; James Colnett
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: James Colnett; Robert Galois
ISBN: 9780774808552 0774808551 9780774851961 0774851961 1283330660 9781283330664
OCLC Number: 75972813
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 441 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents: MapsAbbreviationsAcknowledgments IntroductionJames ColnettAndrew Bracey TaylorOrigins of Colnett's ExpeditionVessels and PersonnelVoyage of the Prince of Wales and the Princess RoyalThe Contact Process: The Northwest Coast and Hawaiian IslandsAftermath and EvaluationThe DocumentsA Note on the EditingA Voyage to the North West Side of America: The Journals Part 1: Departure and 1787 Season[Preparations and Departure from London]Route from England to St. Jago and Transactions thereFrom Cape de Verde to Staten LandFrom Staten Land Round Cape Horn To the EquatorFrom the Equator to NootkaTransactions at NootkaA Description of Nootka and its InhabitantsTransactions from Nootka to Leaving Port BrooksFrom Port Brooks to Charlotte Isles and Transactions thereFrom Port St. James to Anchorage on the Eastern ShoreRemarks from America to Owyhee Part 2: 1788 SeasonRemarks at Owyhee and Other Sandwich IslesRout from Oneehow to AmericaRemarks from Prince William's Sound to Foggy HarbourRemarks from Foggy Harbour to Cape EdgcombeRemarks from Cape Edgcombe to Leaving Charlotte Isles Appendices1 Route of the Princess Royal in 17882 Gitkxaala Contact Narratives3 Place Names on the Northwest Coast: Colnett, Duncan, andJohnstone4 Prince of Wales and Princess Royal Personnel5 List of Illustrations Originally Appearing in Colnett'sJournal NotesBibliographyIndex
Responsibility: edited by Robert Galois.
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