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A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels — Volume 13 by Kerr, Robert, 1755-1813

A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels — Volume 13 by Kerr, Robert, 1755-1813

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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.
ILLUSTRATED BY MAPS AND CHARTS.
VOL. XIII.

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

CONTENTS OF VOLUME XIII.
PART III.
General Voyages and Travels of Discovery, &c.
BOOK I.

An Account of the Voyages undertaken by order of his Majesty, George III, for making Discoveries in the
Southern Hemisphere; and successively performed, by Commodore Byron, Captains Wallis and Carteret, and
Lieutenant Cook.

CHAPTER IV.
VOYAGES AND TRAVELS,
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SECT. XVII.
A particular Description of the Island of Otaheite; its Produce and Inhabitants; their Dress, Habitation, Food,

Domestic Life and Amusements.
SECTION XVIII.
Of the Manufactures, Boats, and Navigation of Otaheite.
SECTION XIX.
Of the Division of Time at Otaheite; Numeration, Computation of Distance, Language, Diseases, Disposal of

the Dead, Religion, War, Weapons, and Government; with some general Observations for the Use of future

Navigators.
SECTION XX.
Description of the several Islands in the Neighbourhood of Otaheite, with various Incidents; a Dramatic

Entertainment; and many Particulars relative to the Customs and Manners of the Inhabitants.
SECTION XXI.
The Passage from Oteroah to New Zealand; Incidents which happened in going ashore there, and while the

Ship lay in Poverty Bay.
SECTION XXII.
A Description of Poverty Bay, and the Face of the adjacent Country. The Range from thence to Cape

Turnagain, and back to Tolaga, with some Account of the People and the Country and several Incidents that

happened on that Part of the Coast.
SECTION XXIII.
The Range from Tolaga to Mercury Bay, with an Account of many Incidents 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.
SECTION 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.
SECTION XXV.
Range from the Bay of Islands round North Cape to Queen Charlotte's Island; and a Description of that Part of

the Coast.
SECTION XXVI.
Voyages and Travels Volume 13
CONTENTS OF VOLUME XIII.
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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: Remarkable Melody of Birds: A Visit to a Hippah,
and many other Particulars.

SECTION XXVII.

Range from Cape Turnagain along the eastern Coast of Poenammoo, round Cape South, and back to the
Entrance 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.

SECTION XXVIII.
The Run from New Zealand to Botany Bay, on the East Coast of New Holland, now called New South Wales;

various Incidents that happened there; with some Account of the Country end its Inhabitants.
SECTION XXIX.
The Range from Botany Bay; with a farther Account of the Country, and its Inhabitants and Productions.
SECTION XXX.
Dangerous Situation of the Ship in her Course from Trinity Bay to Endeavour River.
SECTION XXXI.
Transactions while the Ship was refitting in Endeavour River: A Description of the adjacent Country, its

Inhabitants and Productions.
SECTION XXXII.
Departure from Endeavour River; a particular Description of the Harbour there, in which the Ship was

refitted, the adjacent Country, and several Islands near the Coast; the Range from Endeavour River to the

Northern Extremity of the Country, and the Dangers of that Navigation.
SECTION XXXIII.
Departure from New South Wales; a particular Description of the Country, its Products, and People: A

Specimen of the Language, and some Observations on the Currents and Tides.
SECTION XXXIV.
The Passage from New South Wales to New Guinea, with an Account of what happened upon landing there.
SECTION XXXV.
The Passage from New Guinea to the Island of Semau, and the Transactions there.
SECTION XXXVI.
A particular Description of the Island of Savu, its Produce, and Inhabitants, with a Specimen of their

Language.
Voyages and Travels Volume 13
CONTENTS OF VOLUME XIII.
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