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August 01, 1771

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Aug. 1, 1771 

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

An inside page has an: "Authentic Account of OTAHITEE, or George's Island; together with some of the particulars of the three years Voyage lately made by Mr. Banks, and Dr. Solander, in the Years 1768, 1769 and 1770".
This was the island of Tahiti, with the article having much detail about what these botanists discovered & documented. The article takes 2 1/2 columns.
Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 inches, very nice, clean condition.

Category: The 1600's and 1700's