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A Summary, Historical and Political
Of the First Planting, Progressive Improvements, and Present State of the British Settlements in North America by William Douglass, M.D. in two volumes (1760)


I. Some general Account of ancient and modern Colonies, the granting and settling .of the British Continent and West-India Island Colonies, with some transient Remarks concerning the adjoining French and Spanish Settlements, and other Remarks of various Natures. II. The Hudson's-Bay Company's Lodges, Fur and Skin Trade. III. Newfoundland Harbours and Cod-Fishery. IV. The Province of L'Acadie or Nova Scotia; with the Vicissitudes of the Property and Jurisdiction thereof, and its present State. V. The Several Grants of Sagadahock, Province of Main, Massachusetts-Bay, and New-Plymouth, united by a new Charter in the present Province of Massachusetts-Bay, commonly called New-England. I. The History of the Provinces and Colonies of New-Hampshire, Rhode-Island, Connecticut, New-York, New-Jerseys, Pensylvania, Maryland, and Virginia; their several original Settlements and gradual lmprovements; their Boundaries, Produce and Manufactures, Trade and Navigation, Laws and Government. II. Their Natural History, Religious Sectaries, Paper Currencies, and other Miscellanies. III. Several Medical Digressions, with a curious Dissertation on the Treatment of the Small Pox, and Inoculation.

Volume 1  |  Volume 2

Note: Due to the age of this publication the letter s is written as the letter f.

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