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The Fur Trade in New England, 1620-1676

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ISBN 9780674183490

Publication Date: 01/01/1931

150 pages


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  • Introduction
  • I. The Fur Trade of Plymouth Colony
  • II. Maine and Narragansett
    • 1. Fur Traders on the Maine Coast
    • 2. Traders of the Narragansett Country
  • III. The Fur Trade on the Connecticut River
    • 1. From 1623 to 1652
    • 2. From 1652 to 1676
  • IV. The Fur Trade of the Merrimac Valley
  • V. The Fur Trade in the Foreign Relations of New England
    • 1. New England and the Dutch
    • 2. New England and the French
  • VI. The Organization and Regulation of the Fur Trade
    • 1. Organization
    • 2. Regulation
  • VII. Conclusions
    • 1. The Advance of the Fur-Trading Frontier
    • 2. The Decline of the Fur Trade
  • Notes
  • Bibliography

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