Observations on the whale-fishery.

  • 18 Pages
  • 2.90 MB
  • English
Printed by Jacques-Gabriel Clousier , [France
SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 21345.
The Physical Object
Pagination18 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14566896M

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OCLC Number: Notes: Caption title. Included among Jefferson's works in the Papers of Thomas Jefferson, v. 14, Imprint supplied by the Papers of Thomas Jefferson, v.

14, Observations on the Whale Fishery Whale oil enters, as a raw material, into several branches of manufacture, as of Observations on the whale-fishery. book, leather, soap: it is used also in painting, architecture and navigation.

But its great consumption is in lighting houses and cities. For this last purpose however it has a powerful competitor in the vegetable oils.

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Very good. Sixteen pages of text with six full page woodcuts plus two on the inside covers, borders of typographic ornaments. Description: A whale breaches the water and throws a Observations on the whale-fishery.

book with a man in it into the air. Includes whaling ship, boats, flags, oars, ropes, and harpoons. As was the case with most of his published writings and state papers, Observations on the Whale-Fishery was preceded by a long period of preparation and study, evidences of which may be traced in notes of conversations, memoranda, travel journals, and correspondence.

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Librivox Free Audiobook. So you wanna be a rapper. Floppy Weiner Podcast Jeff and J.P. Planète Terre - Saison - AUDIO Detox Your Domicile Life Done Different Kiki's Kitchen. The New-Bedford Standard furnishes the following statistics regarding the whale fishery for the present year: The year has been characterized by a large dimination in the whaling fleet, the.

The whale fishery begins in May, and continues all June and July; but whether the ships have good or bad success. they must come away, and get clear of the ice by the end of August, so that in the month of September, at farthest, they may be expected home; but a ship that meets with a fortu-nate and early fishery in May, may return in June or July.

Jefferson, Thomas, Observations on the whale-fishery. ([France: Printed by Jacques-Gabriel Clousier, ]) (HTML at Evans TCP) Jefferson, Thomas, Old family letters: copied from the originals for Alexander Biddle.

Observations on the Whale-Fishery, 14 November V. Report to the Ministry on the Whale Fishery, 1 December VI. Arrêt Concerning Whale Oil, 7 December To Lafayette, 19 November To Lambert, 19 November To La Luzerne, 19 November To Montmorin, 19 November To Jacques.

Excerpt from A Voyage to Spitzbergen: Containing an Account of That Country, of the Zoology of the North; Of the Shetland Islands; And of the Whale Fishery Ing the observations I made both in andas I have engrossed into the Narration whatever I : John Laing.

From the Minutes of the Board of Visitors, University of Virginia, - Observations on the Whale - Fishery Opinion on the Constitutionality of a National Bank Opinion on the French Treaties.


SCORESBY, William Jr. Journal of a Voyage to the Northern Whale-Fishery; Including Researches and Discoveries on the Eastern Coast of West Greenland.

lished in and Voyage to the Northern Whale-Fishery published in 1 The first work is a compilation of records and observations, including information presented or published between and ; the second publication is ajournai of his 1 voyage.

In these two books we find expressed a. Observations and Deductions on the Anomaly. Explanation of the Plates books, plate, pictures, paint Title: An Account of the Arctic Regions: With a History and Description of the Northern Whale-fishery, Volume 2 Volume 2 of An Account of the Arctic Regions, William Scoresby An Account of the Arctic Regions: With a History and.

Whale Fishery Catch Book, Southern Harvester, 4. January The archive is very rich in ice observations for the Southern Ocean, including documents not previously seen, such as dockets.


Books shelved as whaling: Moby-Dick or, the Whale by Herman Melville, In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex by Nathaniel Philbrick. Reflexions sur l'esclavage, Jefferson's translation of part of, by Condorcet, Renaud, letter from, Rights, Declaration of, drawn by Lafayette and Dr.

Richard Gem, Rittenhouse, David, letter from, 51 Rose, Duncan, letter from, Rotch, Francis, answers to Lafayette's inquiries on whale fishery, See Whale fishery.

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It is also referenced in Thomas Jefferson's book Observations on the Whale-Fishery, which he wrote as Minister to France following the conclusion of the Revolutionary War inand which describes in detail the success of "Nantuckois" in the service of Britain's whaling industry during the decades after the war.

Observations on the Whale-Fishery by Thomas Jefferson Pacific Northwest Historic Shipping Database Information on o ships and boats of all kinds, from the Tacoma Public Library.

Seven Log-books Concerning the Arctic Voyages of Captain William Scoresby, Senior, of Whitby, England: Issued in Facsimile by the Explorers Club of New York, with Reproductions in Color of Portraits in Oils of Captain William Scoresby, Senior, and of Captain William Scoresby, Junior.

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Toothed Whales (suborder Odontoceti) Sperm Whale (Physeter macrocephalus):* Grows to up to 60 feet long, weighs up to 63 tons; * Follows its food supply through the world’s oceans – is generally found in colder seas in summer and in temperate and tropical waters in winter; * Feeds on small fish, squid, giant squid: * Dives to depths of at least 3, feet — deeper than any other marine.

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Video. An illustration of an audio speaker. Audio. An illustration of a " floppy disk. History of the American whale fishery from its earliest inception to the year [microform] Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This Item. Page - Journal of a Voyage to the Northern Whale Fishery; including researches and discoveries on the Eastern Coast of West Greenland, made in the Summer ofin the ship Baffin, of Liverpool.

Journal of a Voyage to the Northern Whale-Fishery. Edinburgh: printed for "This book is an account of a voyage in which several weeks were spent in whaling and in the exploration of the Scoresby Sound region, in a search for Eskimo settlements and in quest of magnetic and other scientific observations.

Included are descriptions of ice. Sir Clements R. Markham () had succumbed to smoke after accidentally igniting his bedclothes while reading by candlelight; the task of completing this history therefore fell to his friend and fellow geographer F.

H. H. Guillemard (), who published it in In the course of.The book offered here was published just 3 years later as a more scholarly and comprehensive "introduction to scrimshaw." Accordingly, the book's introduction is well worth quoting: "A century ago the American whale fishery, the most extensive and lucrative in world history, was just past its peak.Observations on the Whale-Fishery, in which he described the unsettling growth (from an American perspective) of whaling book that initiated the genre of American sea fiction in The novel's most memorable character, Long Tom Coffin, is a.