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most able navigators in Europe, Your Majesty has, not with a view to the acquisition of treafure, or the extent of dominion, but the improvement of commerce and the increase and diffusion of knowledge, undertaken what had so long been neglected; and under Your Majesty's auspices, in little more than seven years, discoveries have been made far greater than those of all the navigators in the world collectively, from the expedition of Columbus to the present time.
To have been appointed to record them, and permitted to inscribe the Narrative to Your Majesty, is an honour, the sense of which will always be retained with the warmest graticude, by
and most obliged
BromĻEY, Kent, ist May, 1773
Subject and Servant,
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The Run from King George's Ipands to the Islands of
Saypan, Tinian, and Aiguigan; with an Account of
CAPTAIN WALLIS'S VOYAGE:
The Passage to the coast of Patagonia, with some Account of the Natives.
CH A P. II.
The Pasage through the Streight of Magellan, with some
farther Account of the Patagonians, and a Description of the Coast on each side, and its Inhabitants. 128
A particular Account of the Places in which we anchored during our Pasage through the Streight, and of the Shoals and Rocks that lie near them.
The Passage from the Streight. of Magellan, to King
George the Third's Ipand, called Otaheite, in the South Sea, with an Account of the Discovery of several other Ipands, and a Description of their Inhabitants.
An account of the Discovery of King George the Third's
Ipand, or Otaheite, and of several incidents which happened both on board the Ship, and on Sbore, 173
The Sick sent on Shore, and a regular Trade established
with the Natives. Some Account of their Character and Manners, of their Visits on board the ship, and a Variety of Incidents that happened during this Intercourse.
An Account of an Expedition to discover the inland Part
of the Country, and our other Transactions, till we quitted the land to cantinue our Voyage. 205
A more particular Account of the Inhabitants of Otabrite,
and of their domestic Life, Manners, and Arts.
• Pasage from Qtaheite to-Tinian; with some Account of feveral other Islands
. that were discovered in the South Seas.
Some Account of the present State of the Ifand of Tinian,
and our Employment there; with what happened in the Run from thence to Batavia.
Transactions at Batavia, and an Account of the Pasage from thence to the Cape of Good Hope.
An Account of our Transactions at the Cape of Good Hope,
and of the Return of the Dolphin to England. 238
CAPTAIN CARTERET'S VOYAGE.
C HA P.
The Run from Plymouth to Madeira, and from thence through the Streight of Magellan. 249
CH A P.