Bullitt collection on 18th Century Explorers 1773-1798

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Bullitt collection on 18th Century Explorers, 1773-1798

Bullitt collection on 18th Century Explorers 1773-1798

Bullitt Collection on 18th century Explorers documents the voyages of explorers and fur traders into the Pacific Northwest, Antarctica, and the South Pacific. The collection is comprised of books which contain maps, drawings and detailed narratives of the expeditions embarked upon by John Byron, Philip Carteret, Samuel Wallis, James Cook, John Meares, Nathaniel Portlock, George Dixon, and George Vancouver.

3.25 linear feet

eng,

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Vancouver, George, 1757-1798

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British naval officer and explorer. From the description of George Vancouver papers, 1793-1794. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981522 ...

Dixon, George, -1800?

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Meares, John, d1756? -1809.

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Wallis, Samuel, 1728-1795

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Epithet: Captain; RN; of Add MS 38681 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000751.0x000227 Epithet: Captain; RN; of Add MS 47106 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000751.0x000228 ...

Cook, James, 1728-1779

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James Cook (b. November 7, 1728, Marton, Great Britan-d. February 14, 1779, Hawaii) was a British explorer, navigator, cartographer, and captain in the Royal Navy. He became an apprentice to some shipowners in Whitby. In 1759 he became master of his own ship, the Northumberland. The following winter, while laid up in Halifax, he studied mathematics and attained a sound knowledge of astronomical navigation. Cook went on to become an eminent circumnavigator. He made many geographical discoveries, ...

Byron, John, 1723-1786

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Admiral. From the description of Autograph letter signed : to James Sykes., 1783 Sept. 17. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270133742 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Newman, 1750 Feb. 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270133566 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Pirbright, 1775 Dec. 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270133628 John Byron, British naval officer. His frequent bad luck in terms of weather conditions earned him the...

Carteret, Philip, -1796

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Epithet: Captain; RN British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000986.0x0003a9 Epithet: son of George, 1st Baron Carteret British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000986.0x0003aa Epithet: of St Ouen Title: 2nd Baronet British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_1...

Carteret, Philip, dd. 1796.

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Dixon, George, dd. 1800?

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Portlock, Nathaniel, 1748?-1817

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Wallis, Samuel, d1728-1795.

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w69x2x6j (person)

Hawkesworth, John, d1715? -1773.

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Meares, John, 1756?-1809

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Bullitt, Dorothy Stimson, 1892-1989

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Dorothy Stimson Bullitt was a Seattle broadcasting executive and civic leader, 1892-1989. She grew up in Seattle and in 1918 married attorney A. Scott Bullitt. After her husband's death, Dorothy Bullitt managed Stimson family real estate interests and in 1946 acquired a Seattle radio station, which she expanded into a regional radio and television network, the KING Broadcasting Company. Mrs. Bullitt and later her son, Stimson Bullitt, Ancil Payne, and Dorothy Bullitt's daughter, Priscilla "Patsy...

Portlock, Nathaniel, d1748? -1817.

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Byron, John, d1723-1786.

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