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An account of the European settlements in America

London : Printed for R. and J. Dodsley ..., 1760.; 340 images, 334 with full-text search

Document Record

Creator
Burke, Edmund, 1729?-1797.
Burke, William, 1730-1798.
Title
CIHM/ICMH microfiche series ; no. 48532
An account of the European settlements in America : in six parts : I. A short history of the discovery of that part of the world. II. The manners and customs of the original inhabitants. III. Of the Spanish settlements. IV. Of the Portuguese. V. Of the French, Dutch, and Danish. VI. Of the English ..
Published
London : Printed for R. and J. Dodsley ..., 1760.
Identifier
48532
oocihm.48532
FC 02 0203 no. 48532
Subject
France -- Colonies -- America.
Great Britain -- Colonies -- America.
Denmark -- Colonies -- America.
Netherlands -- Colonies -- America.
France -- Colonies -- Amérique.
Grande-Bretagne -- Colonies -- Amérique.
Danemark -- Colonies -- Amérique.
Pays-Bas -- Colonies -- Amérique.
Notes
Part of a CIHM set. For individual microfiches in this set see CIHM microfiche nos. 48530-48532.
"Each Part contains An accurate Description of the Settlements in it, their Extent, Climate, Productions, Trade, Genius and Disposition of their Inhabitants: the Interests of the several Powers of Europe with respect to those Settlements; and their Political and Commercial Views with regard to each other."
Volume I contains parts I to IV; Volume II, parts V and VI and the Contents to the whole.
Probably the joint work of Edmund and William Burke, but usually attributed to the former, who called himself merely the revisor of his kinsman's work.--Cf. Dict. nat. biog.; Sabin, Bibl. Amer.
"Vol. II."
The third edition, with improvements.
4 microfiches (172 fr.) : map.
Collection
Monographs
Language
English
URL
https://www.canadiana.ca/view/oocihm.48532