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A voyage of discovery to the north Pacific Ocean, and round the world

in which the coast of North-West America has been carefully examined and accurately surveyed : undertaken by His Majesty's command, principally with a view to ascertain the existence of any navigable communication between the North Pacific and North Atlantic Oceans; and performed in the years 1790, 1791, 1792, 1793, 1794, and 1795, in the Discovery sloop of war, and armed tender Chatham, under the command of Captain George Vancouver

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A voyage of discovery to the north Pacific Ocean, and round the world

in which the coast of North-West America has been carefully examined and accurately surveyed : undertaken by His Majesty's command, principally with a view to ascertain the existence of any navigable communication between the North Pacific and North Atlantic Oceans; and performed in the years 1790, 1791, 1792, 1793, 1794, and 1795, in the Discovery sloop of war, and armed tender Chatham, under the command of Captain George Vancouver

This edition was published in by Printed for G.G. and J. Robinson ... and J. Edwards ... in London.


Table of Contents

BOOK THE THIRD Transactions at two Spanish Settlements in New Albion; examination of Columbia river; occurrences on board the Daedalus; second visit to the Sandwich islands.
CHAPTER I Visited by a priest and a Spanish sergeant — The commandant visits the ship — Account of the missions of St. Francisco and Sta. Clara — Arrival of the Chatham — Departure from St. Francisco — Meet the Daedalus at Monterrey 1
CHAPTER II Transactions at Monterrey — Description of the mission of St. Carlos — Departure of the Daedalus for port Jackson — Situation and description of Monterrey bay — Account of the Presidio — Generous conduct of Sen' Quadra — Astronomical and nautical observations 31
CHAPTER III Lieutenant Broughions account of Columbia river 52
CHAPTER IV Mr Whidbey's account of Grays harbour—Transactions of the Daedalus at the Marquesas, and at some newly-discovered islands— Murder of Lieutenant Hergest at Woahoo—Arrival of the Daedalus at Nootka 79
CHAPTER V Departure of Lieutenant Broughton for England — Progress towards the Sandwich isIands—Fruitless search for the islands of Los Majos — Arrive at Owhyhe — Visited by the chiefs— Anchor in Karakakooa bay- Land the cattle - Regulations adopted— Account of two English seamen residing on the island — Capture of the schooner Fair American— Character of some of the leading chiefs 99
CHAPTER VI Transactions at Karakakooa bay Visit from the widow of Terreeoboo—An Indian sham-fight — Proposals for a general peace among the Indians — Quit Owhyhee — Astronomical observations 146
CHAPTER VII Arrive off Mowee— Particulars relative to the murder of Lieutenant Hergest, Mr Gooch, and others — Conversation respecting a peace with Owhyhee—Reasons for sending the Chatham to Nootka — the peace acceded to by the chiefs — Information acquired by an excursion of the boats — Departure from Mowee 172
CHAPTER VIII Proceed to Whyteete bay— An Indian's account of the murder at Woahoo— Three of the murderers brought on board— Their trial and execution- Proceed to Attowai— Settle two female natives, found at Nootka— Quit the Sandwich islands 201
BOOK THE FOURTH Second visit to the north; survey of the American coast from Fitzhugh's Sound to cape Decision; and from Monterrey to the southern extent of our intended investigation
CHAPTER I Passage towards the coast of America — Anchor in Trinidad bay—Description of the bay, it's inhabitants, &c. &c. — Arrival at Nootka—Quit Nootka, and proceed to the northward — Join the Chatham in Fitzhugh's sound 235
CHAPTER II Anchor in Restoration Cove — Account of two boat expeditions — Astronomical and nautical observations — Proceed to the northward — Visited by many of the natives— Their character — Account of the boats excursion— Seaman poisoned by muscles 260
CHAPTER III The vessels proceed— Pass through Milbank's sound, and along the continental shore — Arrive in a smaII cove — Two boat parties dispatched on the survey — One returns — Account of their discoveries — The vessels again proceed — Tedious navigation — The other boat party returns — Their report 288
CHAPTER IV Mr Whidbey again dispatched with two boats — Anchor near the isle de Gil— Account of Mr Whidbey's excursion—Quit Fisherman's cove— Pass between Banks's island and Pitt's archipelago into the ocean — Enter Chatham's sound— Meet three English vessels— Arrive in Observatory inlet —Anchor in Salmon bay— Boats again dispatched on the survey 307
CHAPTER V An extensive boat excursion — Party attacked by the natives — Astronomical and nautical observations 334
CHAPTER VI Quit Observatory inlet — Proceed to the north-west — Description of Port Stewart — Visited by the natives — Account of two boat excursions 378
CHAPTER VII Leave port Stewart, and proceed to the north-westward — Visited by the natives — Arrive in port Protection — Account of boat excursions — Proceed to the southward—Description of port Protection — Departure thence — Passage along the western side of Queen Charlotte's islands to Nootka — Quit Nootka 405
CHAPTER VIII Passage to the southward — The Chatham sent to port Bodega — Arrival of the Discovery at port Francisco— Chatham arrives there— Account of her proceedings — Proceed to Monterrey — Joined by the Daedalus—Conduct of the governor— Proceed to the southward — Anchor at Sta. Barbara— Visit Buena Ventura— Proceed along the coast to the southward — Arrive at St. Diego — Astronomical and nautical observations 431
CHAPTER IX Proceed to the southward—Description of the coast — Some account of port Bodega — Brief account of the Spanish settlements in New Albion 477

Edition Notes

"In three volumes. Vol. II".

Part of a CIHM set. For individual microfiches in this set, see CIHM microfiche nos. 41861-41864.

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Filmed from a copy of the original publication held by the Library of the Public Archives of Canada. Ottawa : Canadian Institute for Historical Microreproductions, 1983.

[5], 504 p. : ill., map ; 31 cm.

Series
CIHM/ICMH Microfiche series = CIHM/ICMH collection de microfiches -- no. 41863

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910.0979

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OL24771498M
Internet Archive
cihm_41863
ISBN 10
0665418639
OCLC/WorldCat
317944165

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