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Easy Lessons in Geography and History: Designed for the Use of the Younger ... - Page 70
by Joseph Allen - 1832 - 116 pages
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A Statistical and Commercial History of the Kingdom of Guatemala, in Spanish ...

Domingo Juarros - Central America - 1823 - 540 pages
...with a part of the crews, on the 14th of August, 1502, to perform mass: on the 17th they landed again, and took possession of the country, in the name of the king and queen of Castile. The admiral continued his researches, and on the 2d of November of the same year,...
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A Political and Civil History of the United States of America ..., Volume 1

Timothy Pitkin - United States - 1828 - 544 pages
...made several voyages along the northern coast, sailed up the river St. Lawrence as far as Montreal, and took possession of the country in the name of the king of France. The discoveries made by these' men in the service of France, laid the foundation of the French...
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An American Biographical and Historical Dictionary: Containing an Account of ...

William Allen - North America - 1832 - 816 pages
...In this voyage he visited the greater part of the coast, which surrounds the gulf of St. Lawrence, and took possession of the country in the name of the king; he discovered a bay, which he called baye des Chaleurs, on account of the sultry weather, which he...
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Tales from American History, Volume 2

Eliza Robbins - America - 1833 - 294 pages
...himself upon an unknown coast. He landed, discovered the soil to be fertile, and the climate agreeable, and took possession of the country in the name of the king of Portugal. This country proved to be Brazil, which is the easternmost country of South America ; and...
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A Gazetteer of Illinois: In Three Parts, Containing a General View of the ...

John Mason Peck - Illinois - 1837 - 352 pages
...after descended the Illinois, and then the Mississippi, where he built one or two forts on its banks, and took possession of the country in the name of the king of France, and in honor of him called it Louisiana. After descending the Mississippi to its mouth, he...
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The Revolutions of Europe: Being an Historical View of the European Nations ...

Christophe Koch - Electronic books - 1839 - 290 pages
...their licet, while on his route to India, was driven, by contrary winds, on the coast of Brazil (1500), and took possession of the country in the name of the King of Portugal. This colony, in the course of time, became highly important, from the rich mines of diamonds...
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The Children's missionary newspaper [sometimes entitled The Children's ...

180 pages
...named Baie DCS Chcdeurs, or the Bay of Heat. After having sailed westerly to Gaspe' Bay, he landed and took possession of the country in the name of the king of France, who had fitted out the two ships which he commanded. Soon after this he returned to France,...
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The Children's missionary newspaper [sometimes entitled The ..., Volume 2

Christian Henry Bateman - 56 pages
...named Baie Dei Chaleurs, or the Hay of Heat. After having sailed westerly to Gaspe' Bay, ho landed and took possession of the country in the name of the king of France, who had fitted out the two ships which he commanded. Soon after this he returned to France,...
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History of Oregon Territory: It Being a Demonstration of the Title of These ...

Thomas Jefferson Farnham - Northwest, Pacific - 1844 - 94 pages
...called it Rio de San Roque. Maurelle explored the coast to 57 north, and surveyed bays, harbors etc., and took possession of the country in the name of the king of Spain. The discoveries of the Spaniards on the northwest coast of America, from the time of Cortez...
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New Brunswick: With Notes for Emigrants : Comprehending the Early History ...

Abraham Gesner - New Brunswick - 1847 - 387 pages
...; but they made no attempt to settle the country. In 1534, Jacques Cartier landed at Bay Chaleurs, and took possession of the country in the name of the King of France. It is probable that he and his people were the first Europeans who landed in that part of Acadia...
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