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Dow, George Francis 1868-1936

Overview
Works: 143 works in 463 publications in 1 language and 7,949 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 )

44 editions published between 1935 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,576 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 )

47 editions published between 1927 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,381 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 )

27 editions published between 1927 and 1967 in English and held by 725 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

24 editions published between 1922 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 493 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
The pirates of the New England coast, 1630-1730 by George Francis Dow( Book )

17 editions published between 1923 and 2012 in English and held by 448 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 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the story of the Austrian child-bride who, in the "safety" of a royal marriage, was swept up in the political furies of her time and paid with her life for the luxurious excesses associated with her court
The sailing ships of New England : by George Francis Dow( Book )

9 editions published in 1928 in English and held by 288 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

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

9 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 266 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
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 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This comprehensive pictorial survey of whale ships of all periods presents over 200 vintage engravings, drawings, and photographs of barks, brigs, cutters, and other vessels. Images of harpoons, lances, whaling guns, and many other artifacts as well as account of New England's whaling industry are also included. A noted whaling authority provides the well-researched text
Domestic life in New England in the seventeenth century; a discourse by George Francis Dow( Book )

2 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The probate records of Essex County, Massachusetts by Massachusetts( Book )

9 editions published between 1978 and 2004 in English and held by 149 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 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

in English and held by 87 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."
Two centuries of travel in Essex County, Massachusetts, a collection of narratives and observations made by travelers, 1605-1799 by George Francis Dow( Book )

9 editions published between 1921 and 2016 in English and held by 81 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 79 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
History of Topsfield, Massachusetts by George Francis Dow( Book )

6 editions published between 1940 and 1982 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Town records of Topsfield, Massachusetts, 1659-1778 by Topsfield (Mass.)( Book )

in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Every day life in the Massachusetts Bay Colony
Alternative Names
George Francis Dow American historian

George Francis Dow historiador estadounidense

Languages
English (294)

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Slave ships and slavingThe sailing ships of New EnglandThe pirates of the New England coast, 1630-1730