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Hearne, Samuel (1745–1792), explorer and fur trader

W. J. Mills

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/12826

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Hearne, Samuel (1745–1792), explorer and fur trader, was born 'close to London bridge' (Speck, Samuel Hearne), the only son of Samuel Hearne (1707/8–1748) and Diana Hearne, and younger brother to Sarah. His father was managing engineer of the London Bridge waterworks...

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Subjects: World History ; Maps and Map-making ; History of the Americas ; Manufacturing ; History of Manufacturing and Construction

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