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Journal of a voyage, made by order of the Royal Society, to Churchill River

William Wales

Journal of a voyage, made by order of the Royal Society, to Churchill River

on the North-West coast of Hudson"s Bay; of thirteen months residence in that country, and of the voyage back to to England, in the years 1768 and 1769. Read March 8 and 15, 1770.

by William Wales

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Published in [London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Churchill (Hudson Bay),
  • Northwest Territories -- Description and travel,
  • Northwest Territories -- History -- Sources

  • The Physical Object
    Pagination100-136 p.
    Number of Pages136
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16758910M

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Journal of a Voyage, Made by Order of the Royal Society, to Churchill River, on the North-West Coast of Hudson's Bay; Of Thirteen Months Residence in That Country; and of the Voyage Back to England; In the Years and By William Wales.

Wales, W Philosophical Transactions (). – Journal of a VoyageMade by Order of the Royal Society, to Churchill River, on the North-West Coast of Hudson's Bay; Of Thirteen Months Residence in That Country; and of the Voyage Back to England; In the Years and By William Wales [] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Pages 43 It is the reproduction of the old book published long. Journal of a Voyage, Made by Order of the Royal Society, to Churchill River, on the North-West Coast of Hudson's Bay; Of Thirteen Months Residence in That Country; and of the Voyage Back to England; In the Years and By William Wales; Extracts of William Wales's Journal kept on his voyage aboard HMS Resolution.

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