The Three Voyages of Martin Frobisher, in Search of a Passage to Cathaia and India by the North-West, A.D. 1576-8; Reprinted from the First Ed. of Hakluyt's Voyages, with Selections from Manuscript Documents in the British Museum and

The Three Voyages of Martin Frobisher, in Search of a Passage to Cathaia and India by the North-West, A.D. 1576-8; Reprinted from the First Ed. of Hakluyt's Voyages, with Selections from Manuscript Documents in the British Museum and

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1867 edition. Excerpt: ...comand, Burchard Eranrych. To his honorable and singuler good frend Sir Fraunces. Walsing e, Seecret e to the heigh. Colonial, 79. Domestic Eliz., cxxii, No. 9. JANUARIE 19TH, 1577. FROM HI. MICHAELL LOOKE, WHAT CHARGES SB WILL, M WINTAK AND THE REST VPPON THEIR MEETYNGE HAVE THOUGHT PRESENTLY TO BE REQUISITE FOR THE FYNYNG OF THE EWRE AND OTHER THINGES TO BE FURTHER DONE IN THAT BEHALF. Right Honorable, accordinge to the commission of Her Malies Privie Councell directed to Sr Wm-Wyntar, Mr. Randolph, Mr. Dyar, Mr. Mr. Yonge, Mr. Furbusher, and my sellf we all (except Mr. Randolph) have syttogethers theise ij days past, and have consydered thervppon as the tyme would suffer, and have had before us all the chyef workmasters for the erectinge of the howsse and furnaces at the mylls at Dartford, for the meltyng of the ewr brought by Mr. Furbusher, and as nere as we can esteme the charges therof wylbe thus: --For bryk, stone, tyles, lome, lyme sand, lathes, naylles, and workmanship therof, for all the myllehows and iij furnaces, wth makinge the groundwork..... lilW For tymber, and all other stuffe and the carpentars workmanship therof; for the howsse of 84 foote long and 36 foote wyde, and for the myll wheles, and the stampinge mylls, and the iij paier bellowes for the furnaces, wherof ij for melting, and i for drivinge or fynynge, and for all other engynes belonging therto........ &240 Sum hereof Zi400 For charges of a man to go to Germania, for ij chief workmasters of meltinge and fyndynge mynes, and another man into Yorkshier, for stuffe to melt the ewr.... li40 For to provyde wood and coles, and other thinnes extraordinarie by estymation....... For wagys paid to the maryners and men come home wth the shyps, above the estimation made of...show more

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  • Paperback | 140 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 8mm | 263g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236878388
  • 9781236878380