A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels — Volume 12 eBook

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X. Transactions off Macassar, and the Passage thence to Bonthain

XI.  Transactions at Bonthain, while the vessel was waiting for a Wind to carry her to Batavia, with some Account of the Place, the Town of Macassar, and the adjacent Country.

XII.  Passage from Bonthain Bay, in the Island of Celebes, to Batavia.  Transactions there, and the Voyage round the Cape of Good Hope to England.

A Table of the Variation of the Compass as observed on board of the Swallow.

Chap.  IV.  An Account of Lieutenant Cook’s Voyage, in 1768, 1769, and 1770, in his Majesty’s Bark the Endeavour.

Sect.  I. The Passage from Plymouth to Madeira, with some Account of that Island.

II.  The Passage from Madeira to Rio de Janeiro, with some Account of the Country, and the Incidents that happened there.

Sect.  III.  The Passage from Rio de Janeiro to the Entrance of the Strait of Le Maire, with a Description of some of the Inhabitants of Terra del Fuego.

IV.  An Account of what happened in ascending a Mountain to search for Plants.

V. The Passage through the Strait of Le Maire, and a farther Description of the Inhabitants of Terra del Fuego, and its Productions.

VI.  A general Description of the south-east part of Terra del Fuego, and the Strait of Le Maire; with some Remarks on Lord Anson’s Account of them, and Directions for the Passage Westward, round this Part of America, into the South Seas.

VII.  The Sequel of the Passage from Cape Horn to the newly discovered Islands in the South Seas, with a Description of their Figure, and Appearance; some Account of the Inhabitants, and several Incidents that happened during the Course, and at the Ship’s Arrival among them.

VIII.  The Arrival of the Endeavour at Otaheite, called by Captain Wallis, King George the iii.’s Island.  Rules established for Traffic with the Natives, and an Account of several Incidents which happened in a Visit to Tootahah and Toubourai Tamaide, two Chiefs.

IX.  A Place fixed upon for an Observatory and Fort:  an Excursion into the Woods, and its Consequences.  The Fort erected; a Visit from several Chiefs on Board and at the Fort, with some Account of the Music of the Natives, and the Manner in which they dispose of their Dead.

X. An Excursion to the Eastward, an Account of several Incidents that happened both on Board and on Shore, and of the first Interview with Oberea, the Person, who, when the Dolphin was here, was supposed to be Queen of the Island, with a Description of the Fort.

Sect.  XI.  The Observatory set up; the Quadrant stolen, and Consequences of the Theft:  A Visit to Tootahah:  Description of a Wrestling match:  European Seeds sown:  Names given to our People by the Indians.

XII.  Some Ladies visit the fort with very uncommon Ceremonies:  The Indians attend Divine Service, and in the Evening exhibit a most extraordinary Spectacle:  Toubourai Tamaide falls into Temptation.

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