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[Volume 1] An account of a voyage for the discovery of a north-west passage by Hudson's streights, to the western and southern ocean of America : performed in the year 1746 and 1747, in the ship California, Capt. Francis Smith, commander


Date: 1748




No real author is known. Charles Swaine was clerk of the California, according to a license issued by Samuel Ogle, governor of Maryland, dated Nov. 3, 1750, and a letter from Benjamin Franklin to Cadwallader Coldan, dated Feb. 28, 1753. cf. Notes and queries, London, Nov. 6, 1943, p. 284-285. Theodorus Swaine Drage also has been named the clerk of the Califonia. cf. Barrow, Sir John, bart. A chronological history of voyages... London, 1818, p. 257

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Publisher: London : Printed and sold by Mr. Jolliffe



Pages: 276

ISBN-10: N/A

Date Added: 2019-06-02

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