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Capt. Cook explores the South Pacific...

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July 30, 1771

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 30, 1771 

* HMS Endeavour - Royal Navy
* Captain James Cook
* 1st voyage of South Pacific

An inside page has an: "Extract of a Letter from a Gentleman on Board the Endeavour...", which includes in part: "We sailed in August, 1768 and after touching at several places, arrived at St. George's Land...great care was taken to cultivate a friendly correspondence with the natives..." with more, taking over a full column.
Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 inches, nice condition.

Category: The 1600's and 1700's