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Dow, George Francis 1868-1936

Overview
Works: 148 works in 429 publications in 1 language and 7,827 library holdings
Genres: History  Pictorial works  Sources  Bibliography  Genealogy  Periodicals  Records and briefs  Vital statistics  Biography 
Roles: Author, Editor, Composer
Classifications: F67, 380.1440966
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Every day life in the Massachusetts Bay Colony by George Francis Dow( Book )

33 editions published between 1935 and 2012 in English and held by 1,432 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This work is a comprehensive, reliable account of 17th-century life in one of country's earliest settlements. It contiains contemporary records, over 100 historically valuable pictures, and describes early dwellings, furnishings, medicinal aids, wardrobes, trade, crimes, punishment, much more
Slave ships and slaving by George Francis Dow( Book )

48 editions published between 1927 and 2013 in English and held by 1,255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a collection of commentaries by ships' doctors and captains, as well as written testimonies for a parliamentary committee investigating the slave trade. Accounts, varying from sympathetic to indifferent, relate horrifying events and conditions--the holding pens or "factories," living conditions aboard ships, mutinies and their suppression, and more. 54 period engravings and other illustrations accompany the grim record
The arts & crafts in New England, 1704-1775 by George Francis Dow( Book )

25 editions published between 1927 and 1967 in English and held by 716 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The pirates of the New England coast, 1630-1730 by George Francis Dow( Book )

15 editions published between 1923 and 2012 in English and held by 426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Meticulously researched study based on authentic documents recounts lurid exploits, punishments of such hardened maritime brigands as William Kidd, Charles Harris, Thomas Tew, John Phillips, other marauders
Whale ships and whaling : a pictorial history of whaling during three centuries : with an account of the whale fishery in colonial New England by George Francis Dow( Book )

17 editions published between 1925 and 1985 in English and held by 319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Increase Mather; a bibliography of his works by Thomas James Holmes( Book )

3 editions published between 1931 and 2003 in English and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sailing ships of New England : by George Francis Dow( Book )

9 editions published in 1928 in English and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sailing ships of New England, 1607-1907 by John Robinson( Book )

15 editions published between 1922 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gathered from museums and private collections, the hundreds of images here are a reminder of a time when sailing was central to the life and growth of New England. Including paintings and photographs of vessels built, owned, or commanded by New England men, these illustrations will fascinate anyone who imagines harbors filled with tall ships. Some of the pieces reproduced were completed in the ports of Marseilles, Genoa, Leghorn, Trieste, Smyrna, and Hong Kong; also included is the oldest known painting of a New England vessel, the ship Bethe, of Boston, painted in 1748. An extensive introduction discusses a wide range of vessels, and there are sailors' histories, adventure stories, and tales of maritime disaster. With more than 300 illustrations, this book will appeal to both historians and casual lovers of nautical life
Domestic life in New England in the seventeenth century; a discourse by George Francis Dow( Book )

1 edition published in 1972 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Whale ships and whaling : a pictorial history by George Francis Dow( Book )

8 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Records and files of the Quarterly Courts of Essex County, Massachusetts by Massachusetts( )

in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

These courts were held at Salem 1636-1641, and at Salem and Ipswich 1641-1692. The records of sessions at Ipswich are wanting before 1646
The probate records of Essex County, Massachusetts by Massachusetts( Book )

8 editions published between 1978 and 1990 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sailing ships of New England by John Robinson( Book )

9 editions published between 1922 and 1924 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vital records of Middleton, Massachusetts, to the end of the year 1849 by Middleton (Mass.)( Book )

6 editions published between 1904 and 1995 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Historical collections of the Topsfield Historical Society by Topsfield Historical Society( )

in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vol. 6 includes "The Celebration of the two hundred and fiftieth anniversary of the incorporation of the town of Topsfield, Massachusetts, August 16-17, 1900."
Records and files of the Quarterly Courts of Essex County, Massachusetts by Massachusetts( Book )

in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two centuries of travel in Essex County, Massachusetts, a collection of narratives and observations made by travelers, 1605-1799 by George Francis Dow( Book )

5 editions published between 1921 and 1990 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The diary and letters of Benjamin Pickman (1740-1819) of Salem, Massachusetts by Benjamin Pickman( Book )

7 editions published between 1928 and 1995 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nathaniel Pickman (ca. 1615-1685) and his three sons emigrated from Bristol, England, and settled at Salem, Massachusetts, where he a grant of land in 1639. He married 2) a widow, Tabitha Dike. They had seven children. His son, Benjamin Pickman (ca. 1645-1708), married Elizabeth Hardy (1650-1727) in 1667. They had ten children, 1668-1688, born at Salem. Most descendants listed of his sons, Benjamin Pickman (b. 1671) and Joshua Pickman (b. 1681), lived in Massachusetts
 
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Every day life in the Massachusetts Bay Colony
Alternative Names
George Francis Dow American historian

Languages
English (258)

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Slave ships and slavingThe pirates of the New England coast, 1630-1730The sailing ships of New England, 1607-1907