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" Hull were, originally in 1598, the first in England who fitted out ships for the whale fishery, but that trade had declined until the year 1765, when it was almost wholly monopolized by the Dutch, and was at that period reduced to such a languid condition... "
History, Directory & Gazeteer, of the County of York: With Select Lists of ... - Page 248
by Edward Baines - 1823
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The beauties of England and Wales: or, Delineations ..., Volume 23

John Britton, Edward Wedlake Brayley, James Norris Brewer, Joseph Nightingale, Frederic Shoberl, John Hodgson, John Bigland, Francis Charles Laird, John Evans, Thomas Rees - Architecture - 1812
...Hull, only ten or twelve from London, and very few from any other parts of the kingdom. At that period, the active and enterprising spirit of Mr. Standidge, a merchant of Hull, revived a branch of commerce which has since been prosecuted with extraordinary success. In 1766, he...
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Yorkshire; or, Original delineations ... of that county

John Bigland - 1815
...Hull, only ten or twelve from London, and very few from any other parts of the kingdom. At that period, the active and enterprising spirit of Mr. Standidge, a merchant of Hull, revived a branch of commerce which has since been prosecuted with extraordinary success. In 1766, he...
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A new and completed history of the county of York, Volume 3

Thomas Allen - Yorkshire (England)
...declined until the year 1765, when it was almost wholly monopolized by the Dutch, BOOK iv. and was at that period reduced to such a languid condition...and send out to the Greenland seas a ship on his own account—an adventure which was thought extremely hazardous, and of which individual speculation did...
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The Autobiography of an Artisan

Christopher Thomson - Artisans - 1847 - 408 pages
...and was afterwards entirely monopolized by the Dutch. In about 1766, " the active and enterprizing spirit of Mr. Standidge, a merchant of Hull, induced...send out to the Greenland seas, a ship on his own account—an adventure which was thought extremely hazardous, and of which individual speculation did...
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