Sentence Examples with the word Carver

In 1766 the region was visited by the Connecticut traveller Jonathan Carver (1732-1780).

In 1778 Jonathan Carver published in London Travels throughout the Interior Parts of North America, in which, following the example of the Spaniards, he asserted that there was a great river on the western coast, although, so far as is known, no white man had then ever seen such a stream.

Among the artists of early times it is often difficult to distinguish between the carver of wood and the caster of bronze.

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Whether his declaration was based on stories told by the Indians of the interior, or upon reports of Spanish sailors, or had no basis at all, is not known; its chief importance lies in the fact that Carver called this undiscovered stream the Oregon, and that 1 Some early writers assert that Drake even reached the lat.