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Title: An historical account of all the voyages round the world : performed by English navigators ; including those lately undertaken by order of His present Majesty ; the whole faithfully extracted from the journals of the voyagers ; Drake, undertaken in 1577-80 ; Cavendish, 1586-88 ; Cowley, 1683-86 ; Dampier, 1689-96 ; Cooke, 1708-11 ; Rogers, 1708-11 ; Clipperton and Shelvocke, 1719-22 ; Anson, undertaken in 1740-44 ; Byron, 1764-66 ; Wallis, 1766-68 ; Carteret, 1766-69 ; and Cook, 1768-71 ; together with that of Sydney Parkinson … and the voyage of Mons. Bougainville … to which is added, an appendix ; containing the journal of a voyage to the North pole, by the Hon. Commodore Phipps, and Captain Lutwidge
Year: 1773 (1770s)
Authors: Henry, David, 1710-1792
Subjects: Voyages around the world
Publisher: London : F. Newbery
Contributing Library: University of Pittsburgh Library System
Digitizing Sponsor: Lyrasis Members and Sloan Foundation
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after receivedorders to fail for England as foon as pofTible; itbeing determined to navigate the other fhipsthrough the Streight. On the 25th they pafTed the French fhip,which was in a fmall cove, and near her a largequantity of wood, which the Commodore hadno doubt was intended for their new fettlement.On Mr. Byrons return to England this appearedto be the fa6l-, and thdt the lliip was commandedby Monf Bougainville, and called the Eagle. The reft of the account of their paflage throthe Streight of IVJagellan, confifts chiefly of thenames ot places, and defcriptions of foundings,bearings and dillances, which could not fail ofproving unintelligible, if not difguiling, to thegenerality of readers Whatever is really worththe notice of thofe who read either for inftruc-tion or entertainment, Ihall be faithfully recitedin the following pages. The mountains on both fides of the Streight arecovered with fnow from the top to the bottom; are /eatlxor e Txctorx C O U.T I N E iV^^. . IspiTuif cf
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iigarj.v/j PA LAN ^ j L-ll blMll – tjtBILIIIIIMHHIIll- – Lwim IIIILlI jj a 1i> iP ;it limy ■-Timi-.L.. /, y//f / / j 22 Commodore BYRON*s VOYAGE On the 19th they again failed; and as theFrench vefTel fleered after them, Mr. Byrontjiought they came from Falklands Iflands,where there was then a French fettlement, totake in wood, or that they were on a furvey ofthe Streight of Magellan, in which they werenow failing On the 20th they reached PortFamine, when the Dolphin and Tamar havingtaken as much provifion out of the ftore-ftiip asthey could find room for, the Mafter receivedorders to fail for England as foon as pofTible j itbeing determined to navigate the other lliipsthrough the Streight. On the 25th they pafTed the French fhip,•which was in a fmall cove, and near her a largequantity of wood, which the Commodore hadno doubt was intended for their new fettlement.On Mr. Byrons return to England this appearedto be the fadl; and that the Ihip was commandedby Monf Bougainville, and
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