Sentence Examples

  • In 1610 a vessel was despatched with merchandise suitable for traffic with the Indians, the voyage resulted in profit, and a lucrative trade in peltry sprang up. Early in 1614 Adriaen Block explored Long Island Sound and discovered Block Island.
  • An extensive trade is carried on in peltry, silk goods, iron and wooden wares, salt fish, grain, cattle and horses.

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