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The British Empire in America

containing the history of the discovery, settlement, progress and present state of all the British colonies, on the continent and islands of America : in two volumes : being an account of the country, soil, climate, product and trade of them ... : with curious maps of the several places, done from the newest surveys, by Herman Moll, geographer

by Mr. Oldmixon

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Published by Printed for John Nicholson ... Benjamin Tooke ... and Richard Parker and Ralph Smith ... in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesCIHM/ICMH Microfiche series = CIHM/ICMH collection de microfiches -- no. 39599, CIHM/ICMH microfiche series -- no. 39599
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination6 microfiches (250 fr.)
Number of Pages250
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24475050M
ISBN 10066539599X

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The British Empire comprised the dominions, colonies, protectorates, mandates, and other territories ruled or administered by the United Kingdom and its predecessor states. It originated with the overseas possessions and trading posts established by England between the late 16th and early 18th centuries.

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The British Empire in North America. Several small cities that were also seaports linked the colonial economy to the larger British Empire. Indentured Servants. Colonial farmers, planters, and shopkeepers hired servants from Europe who agreed to work for a number of years in.

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Oldmixon (John) J. Brotherton, J. Clarke, - Great Britain. Relief shown pictorially. English and French. In upper right corner: XC.I. Second state, ca Phillips. Maps of America, p. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

Includes 22 local area insets and notes. Relief shown pictorially. Gift; Mrs. Jefferson Patterson; December Phillips. Maps of America, p. Index map to Popple's larger, 20 sheet map of the same name.

Includes 4 inset views, 18 inset maps, ill., and note. Fold-lined. Annotations in pencil in lower margin. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. The decline and fall of the British empire When the Great Exhibition opened inBritain was the greatest imperial power in history.

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