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HISTORY AND COLLECTION

OF

VOYAGES AND TRAVELS,

ARRANGED IN SYSTEMATIC ORDER:

FORMING A COMPLETE HISTORY OF THE ORIGIN AND PROGRESS
OF NAVIGATION, DISCOVERY, AND COMMERCE,
BY SEA AND LAND,
FROM THE EARLIEST AGES TO THE PRESENT TIME.

BY

ROBERT KERR, F. R. S. & F. A. S. EDIN.

ILXUSTRATD BY MAPS AND CHARTS.

VOL. XIII.
EDINBURGH:

Printed by James Ballantyne and Company,

FOR WILLLIAM BACKWOOD, SOUTH BRIDGE-STREET,

AND JOHN BALLANTYNE AND CO. HIGH-STREET, EDINBURGH;

J. MURRAY, ALBEMARLE-STREET; R. BALDWIN, AND GALE,

CURTIS, AND FENNER, PATERNOSTER-ROW, LONDON 5

AND J. CUMMING, DUBLIN.

1815.

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Sect. XXII. A Description of Poverty Bay, and the

Face of the adjacent Country. The

Range from thence to Cape Turn-

again, and back to Tolaga, with some

Account of the People and the Coun-

try, and several Incidents that hap-

pened on that Part of the Coast, 112

XXIII. The Range from Tolaga to Mercury

Bay, with an Account of many Inci-

dents that happened both on board

and ashore: A Description of several

Views exhibited by the Country, and

of the Hippahs, or fortified Villages
of the Inhabitants, . . . 131

XXIV. The Range from Mercury Bay to the

Bay of Islands: An Expedition up

the River Thames: Some Account

, of the Indians who inhabit its Banks,

and the fine Timber that grows there:

Several Interviews with the Natives

on different Parts of the Coast, and a

Skirmish with them upon an Island, 156

XXV. Range from the Bay of Islands round

North Cape to Queen Charlotte's

Island; and a Description of that

Part of the Coast, ... 173

XXVI. Transactions in Queen Charlotte's

Sound; Passage through the Streight

which, divides the two Islands, and

back to Cape Turnagain: Horrid

Custom of the Inhabitants: Remark-

able Melody of Birds: A Visit to

a Hippah, and many other Particu-
lars, ..... 181

XXVII. Range from Cape Turnagain along the

eastern Coast of Poenammoo, round

Cape South, and back to the En-

trance of Cook's Streight, which

completed the Circumnavigation of

the Country; with a Description of

the Coast, and of Admiralty Bay:

The Departure from New Zealand,

and various Particulars, . .- 204?

XXVIII. The Run from New Zealand to Botany

Bay, on the East Coast of New Hol-

land, now called New South Wales;

various Incidents that happened there;

with some Account of the Country

and its Inhabitants, . . . 222

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