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GENERAL

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.

4.

BY

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

ILLUSTRATED BY MAPS AND CHARTS.

WOL. XII.

WILLIAM BLACKWOOD, EDINBURGH :
AND T. CADELL, LONDON.
MDCCCXXIV.

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SECT, VIII. The Run from the Western Entrance of the

Strait of Magellan to the Islands of Dis-

appointment, - - -

IX. The Discovery of King George's Islands,

with a Description of them, and an Ac-

count of several Incidents that happened

there, - - - -

X. The Run from King George's Islands to the

Islands of Saypan, Tinian, and Aguigan;

with an Account of several Islands that

were discovered in that Track, . . -

XI. The Arrival of the Dolphin and Tamar a

Tinian, a Description of the present

Condition of that Island, and an Ac-

count of the Transactions there, .

XII. The Run from Tinian to Pulo Timoan,

with some Account of that Island, its

Inhabitants and Productions, and thence

to Batavia, • - - •

XIII. Transactions at Batavia, and Departure

from that Place, - - -

XIV. The Passage from Batavia to the Cape of

Good Hope, and from thence to Eng-

land, - - - - -

CHAP. II. An Account of Captain Wallis's Voyage in 1766,

- 7, and 8, in his Majesty's ship the Dolphin,

Sect. I. The Passage to the Coast of Patagonia, with

some Account of the Natives,

II. The Passage through the Strait of Ma-

gellan, with some further Account of

the Patagonians, and a Description of

the Coast on each Side, and its Inha-

bitants, - - - - -

III. A particular Account of the Places in which

we anchored during our Passage through

the Strait, and of the Shoals and Rocks

that lie near them, - - -

IV. The Passage from the Strait of Magellan,

to King George the Third's Island, call-

ed Otaheite, in the South Sea, with an

Account of the Discovery of several

other Islands, and a Description of their

Inhabitants, - - • -

V. An Account of the Discovery of King

George the Third’s Island, or Otaheite,

and of several Incidents which happen-

ed both on board the Ship and on Shore,

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