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" A local manuscript records the fact, that 'in the year 1497, the 24th of June, on St John's Day, was Newfoundland found by Bristol men, in a ship called the Matthew. "
Names and Their Histories: A Handbook of Historical Geography and ... - Page 204
by Isaac Taylor - 1898 - 400 pages
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A Memoir of Sebastian Cabot: With a Review of the History of Maritime ...

Richard Biddle - America - 1831 - 333 pages
...passage from an ancient Bristol manuscript in his possession : — " In the year 1497, the 24th June, on St. John's day, was Newfoundland found by Bristol men, in a ship called The Matthew." __ / The question, how far Cabot, on quitting the north, proceeded along the coast of the Continent,...
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A Memoir of Sebastian Cabot: With a Review of the History of Maritime Discovery

Richard Biddle - America - 1831 - 327 pages
...passage from an ancient Bristol manuscript in his possession : — "In the year 1497, the 24th June, on St John's day, was Newfoundland found by Bristol men, in a ship called The Matthew." The question how far Cabot, on quitting the north, proceeded along the coast of the Continent, has...
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A Memoir of Sebastian Cabot

Richard Biddle - America - 1831 - 327 pages
...passage from an ancient Bristol manuscript in his possession : — " In the year 1497, the 24th June, on St John's day, was Newfoundland found by Bristol men, in a ship called TTie Matthew." The question how far Cabot, on quitting- the north, proceeded along the coast of the...
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A Memoir of Sebastian Cabot: With a Review of the History of Maritime Discovery

Richard Biddle - America - 1832 - 333 pages
...passage from an ancient Bristol manuscript in his possession : — " In the year 1497, the 24th June, on St. John's day, was Newfoundland found by Bristol men, in a ship called The Matthew." The question, how far Cabot, on quitting the north, proceeded along the coast of the Continent, has...
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Tait's Edinburgh magazine

William Tait - 1832
...Sebastian ; and we learn from an ancient Bristol manuscript, that, " In the year 1497, the 24th June, on St. John's day, was Newfoundland found by Bristol men, in a ship called the Mathew." Having reached latitude 67 and a-half, Cabot bent his course southward, coasting along the...
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Notes & Queries

William White - Questions and answers - 1897
...' (Bristol, 1789, 4to. p. 172) contains this statement : — " In the year 1497, the 24th of June, on St. John's day, was Newfoundland found by Bristol men, in a •hip called the Matthew : as it is in a manuscript in my possession." With one or two exceptions,...
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The Gallery of Geography: A Pictorial and Descriptive Tour of the ..., Volume 1

Thomas Milner - Geography - 1872
...from our own shores. A local manuscript records the fact, that 'in the year 1497, the 24th of June, on St John's Day, was Newfoundland found by Bristol men, in a ship called the Matthew.' Sebastian Cabot visited the same region in the following spring, and explored a considerable extent...
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The gallery of geography, a tour of the world. 6 divisions, Volume 1

Thomas Milner - 1882
...from our own shores. A local manuscript records the fact, that 'in the year 1497, the 2-lth of June, on St John's Day, was Newfoundland found by Bristol men, in a ship called the Matthew.' Sebastian Cabot visited the same region in the following spring, and explored a considerable extent...
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The English in America: Virginia, Maryland, and the Carolinas

John Andrew Doyle - Maryland - 1882 - 556 pages
...Bristol MS. by Mr. Barrett in his history of Bristol which states : ' In the year 1497, the 24th of June, on St. John's day, was Newfoundland found by Bristol men in a ship called the Matthew.' There are also various original but not strictly contemporary authorities. Those worthy of attention...
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Newfoundland: the Oldest British Colony: Its History, Its Present Condition ...

Joseph Hatton, Moses Harvey - Newfoundland - 1883 - 489 pages
...time, chronicles the discovery in the following curt terms : " In the year 1497, the 24th of June, on St. John's Day, was Newfoundland found by Bristol men, in a ship called The Matkew." The ancient historian does not even mention Cabot. Such is fame among contemporaries ! A new...
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