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" The fur of these animals, as mentioned in the Russian accounts, is certainly softer and finer than that of any others we know of; and therefore the discovery of this part of the continent of North America, where so valuable an article of commerce may... "
History of the northwest coast. 1884-86 - Page 348
by Hubert Howe Bancroft - 1884
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A New, Authentic Collection of Captain Cook's Voyages Round the World ...

Voyages around the world - 1790 - 628 pages
...preceeding reflections on the dtfcovery of this river. Captain Cook adds, that' there is not the leaf! doubt that a very beneficial fur trade might be carried on with the inhabitants of this vail coafl ; but that unliTs a northern paflage fhould be found practicable^ it...
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Historical Account of the Most Celebrated Voyages, Travels, and Discoveries ...

Discoveries in geography - 1796
...and therefore the difcovery of this part of the continent of North America, where fo valuable Q 2 an an article of commerce may be met with, cannot be a matter of indifference *. Birds, in genera), are not only rare as to the different fpecies, but very fcarce as to numbers...
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Historical Account of the Most Celebrated Voyages, Travels, and Discoveries ...

William Fordyce Mavor - Voyages and travels - 1796
...we know of ; and therefore the difcovary of this part of the •ontinent of North America, where fo valuable an article of commerce may be met 'with, cannot be a matter of indilference *. Birds, in general, are not only rare as to the different fpecies, but very fcarce as...
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A General History of Voyages and Travels to the End of the 18th ..., Volume 16

Robert Kerr - 1815
...know of; and, therefore, the disco veyof . . hi* 8 CHAP. iv. sECT, n. Cook, Clerke, and Gore. th is part of the continent of North America, where so valuable...be met with, cannot be a matter of indifference.' * Birds, in general, are not only rare as to the different species, but very scarce as to numbers;...
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A general history and collection of voyages and travels, arranged in ...

General history - 1814
...and, therefore, the disco vey of CHAP. iv. SECT. ii. Cook, Clerke, and Gore. 89.7 this part of ihe continent of North America, where so valuable an article...be met with, cannot be a matter of indifference.' Birds, in general, are not only rare as to the different species, but very scarce as to numbers ; and...
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The World Displayed, Or, A Collection of Voyages and Travels, Volume 10

Voyages and travels - 1815
...animal is softer and tiner than that of any other known. " On which account," says captain Cook, " the discovery of this part of the continent of North...be met with, cannot be a matter of indifference." They also offered a sort of clothing, made of the bark of a tree, or some plant like hemp; weapons,...
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A general history and collection of voyages and travels, arranged ..., Volume 16

Robert Kerr - Travel - 1824
...accounts, is certainly softer and finer than that of any others we know of; and, therefore, the disco veyof this part of the continent of North America, where...an article of commerce may be met with, cannot be » matter of indifference." Birds, in general, are not only rare as to the different species, but very...
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The Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffussion of Useful ..., Volume 17

1840
...fur of these animals, as mentioned in the Russian accounts, is certainly softer and finer than that of any others we know of; and therefore the discovery...be met with, cannot be a matter of indifference.' Habits, Food, Reproduction, #c. — The sea-otter haunts sea-washed rocks, lives mostly in tho water,...
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The Penny Cyclopędia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge

1840
...fur of these animals, as mentioned in the Russian accounts, is certainly softer and finer than that of any others we know of; and therefore the discovery...be met with, cannot be a matter of indifference.' Habits, Food, Reproduction, <fc.—The sea-otter haunts sea-washed rocks, lives mostly in the water,...
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The penny cyclopędia [ed. by G. Long].

Society for the diffusion of useful knowledge - 1840
...fur of these animals, as mentioned in the Russian accounts, is certainly softer and finer than that of any others we know of; and therefore the discovery...be met with, cannot be a matter of indifference.' Habits, Food, Reproduction, ffe. — The sea-otter haunts sea-washed rocks, lives mostly in the water,...
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