Voyages in Search of the North-West Passage
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Voyages in Search of the North-West Passage

By Richard Hakluyt
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  • Voyages in Search of the North-West Passage, by Richard Hakluyt
  • VOYAGES in search of the North-West Passage.
    • INTRODUCTION.
    • A DISCOURSE WRITTEN BY SIR HUMPHREY GILBERT, KNIGHT.
      • CHAPTER I. TO PROVE BY AUTHORITY A PASSAGE TO BE ON THE NORTH SIDE OF AMERICA, TO GO TO CATHAY AND THE EAST INDIES.
      • CHAPTER II.
      • CHAPTER III. TO PROVE BY EXPERIENCE OF SUNDRY MEN’S TRAVELS THE OPENING OF SOME PART OF THIS NORTH-WEST PASSAGE, WHEREBY GOOD HOPE REMAINETH OF THE REST.
      • CHAPTER IV. TO PROVE BY CIRCUMSTANCE THAT THE NORTH-WEST PASSAGE HATH BEEN SAILED THROUGHOUT.
      • CHAPTER V. TO PROVE THAT THESE INDIANS, AFORENAMED, CAME NOT BY THE SOUTH-EAST, SOUTH-WEST, NOR FROM ANY OTHER PART OF AFRICA OR AMERICA.
      • CHAPTER VI. TO PROVE THAT THOSE INDIANS CAME NOT BY THE NORTH-EAST, AND THAT THERE IS NO THROUGH NAVIGABLE PASSAGE THAT WAY.
      • CHAPTER VII. TO PROVE THAT THE INDIANS AFORENAMED CAME ONLY BY THE NORTH-WEST, WHICH INDUCETH A CERTAINTY OF OUR PASSAGE BY EXPERIENCE.
      • CHAPTER VIII. CERTAIN REASONS ALLEGED FOR THE PROVING OF A PASSAGE BY THE NORTH-EAST BEFORE THE QUEEN’S MAJESTY, AND CERTAIN LORDS OF THE COUNCIL, BY MASTER ANTHONY JENKINSON, WITH MY SEVERAL ANSWERS THEN USED TO THE SAME.
      • CHAPTER IX. HOW THAT THE PASSAGE BY THE NORTH-WEST IS MORE COMMODIOUS FOR OUR TRAFFIC THAN THE OTHER BY THE EAST, IF THERE WERE ANY SUCH.
      • CHAPTER X. WHAT COMMODITIES WOULD ENSUE, THIS PASSAGE ONCE DISCOVERED.
    • CHAPTER I. TO PROVE BY AUTHORITY A PASSAGE TO BE ON THE NORTH SIDE OF AMERICA, TO GO TO CATHAY AND THE EAST INDIES.
    • CHAPTER II.
    • CHAPTER III. TO PROVE BY EXPERIENCE OF SUNDRY MEN’S TRAVELS THE OPENING OF SOME PART OF THIS NORTH-WEST PASSAGE, WHEREBY GOOD HOPE REMAINETH OF THE REST.
    • CHAPTER IV. TO PROVE BY CIRCUMSTANCE THAT THE NORTH-WEST PASSAGE HATH BEEN SAILED THROUGHOUT.
    • CHAPTER V. TO PROVE THAT THESE INDIANS, AFORENAMED, CAME NOT BY THE SOUTH-EAST, SOUTH-WEST, NOR FROM ANY OTHER PART OF AFRICA OR AMERICA.
    • CHAPTER VI. TO PROVE THAT THOSE INDIANS CAME NOT BY THE NORTH-EAST, AND THAT THERE IS NO THROUGH NAVIGABLE PASSAGE THAT WAY.
    • CHAPTER VII. TO PROVE THAT THE INDIANS AFORENAMED CAME ONLY BY THE NORTH-WEST, WHICH INDUCETH A CERTAINTY OF OUR PASSAGE BY EXPERIENCE.
    • CHAPTER VIII. CERTAIN REASONS ALLEGED FOR THE PROVING OF A PASSAGE BY THE NORTH-EAST BEFORE THE QUEEN’S MAJESTY, AND CERTAIN LORDS OF THE COUNCIL, BY MASTER ANTHONY JENKINSON, WITH MY SEVERAL ANSWERS THEN USED TO THE SAME.
    • CHAPTER IX. HOW THAT THE PASSAGE BY THE NORTH-WEST IS MORE COMMODIOUS FOR OUR TRAFFIC THAN THE OTHER BY THE EAST, IF THERE WERE ANY SUCH.
    • CHAPTER X. WHAT COMMODITIES WOULD ENSUE, THIS PASSAGE ONCE DISCOVERED.
    • CERTAIN OTHER REASONS OR ARGUMENTS TO PROVE A PASSAGE BY THE NORTH-WEST.
    • THE FIRST VOYAGE OF MASTER MARTIN FROBISHER
    • THE SECOND VOYAGE OF MASTER MARTIN FROBISHER,
    • THE THIRD AND LAST VOYAGE INTO META INCOGNITA,
    • THE REPORT OF THOMAS WIARS,
    • THE FIRST VOYAGE OF MASTER JOHN DAVIS,
    • THE SECOND VOYAGE ATTEMPTED BY MASTER JOHN DAVIS,
    • THE THIRD VOYAGE NORTH-WESTWARD, MADE BY JOHN DAVIS,
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