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Title Account of the Russian Discoveries Between Asia and America: to Which Are Added, the Conquest of Siberia, and the History of the Transactions and Commerce Between Russia and China
Reference 904.C839 1787
Library California Historical Society
Date 1787
Publisher Printed by J Nichols, for T Cadell
Place of Publication London
Author / Creator Coxe, William
Document Type Printed Book
Theme(s) Exploration and Discovery; Trade and Commerce; Transport and Communication
Keywords discovery, geography, history, commerce, Russians, voyage, study, expedition, empress, longitude, latitude, economy, sea otter, fur trade, vessel, wreck, ship, seafaring, indigenous peoples, massacre, attack, cossacks, hostility, fox, skins, settlement, export, language, Jew, Bucharan, Tartar, disease, death
Countries Russia; China; USA; Mongolia
Places Siberia; St Petersburg; Kamchatka; Aleutian Islands; Unalaska; Alaska; Volga River; Kyakhta; Altanbulag; Oryol; Lena River; Kodiak Archipelago
Ports Sitka, Alaska; Okhotsk, Russia
Ships Boris, Glebb, St Vlodimir, Gabriel, Peter and Paul, St Andrean, St Nicholas, Natalia, Zacharias, Elizabeth, Trinity, St Paul
People Captain Cook; Catherine the Great; Vitus Bering; Aleksei Chirikov; Peter Kuzmich Krenitzin; Mikhail Levashev; Stepan Glotov; Ivan Korovin; Andreyan Tolstykh; Captain Clerke
Additional Information Supplement: a comparative view of the Russian discoveries with those made by Captains Cook and Clerke and a sketch of what remains to be ascertained by future navigators.

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