16 April 1769
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16 April 1769

Sunday 16th This day warpe'd the Ship nearer the Shore and moor'd her in such a Manner as to command all the Shore of the NE part of the Bay, but more particularly the place where we intended to Erect a Fort.  Punished Richd Hutchins Seaman with 12 Lashes for disobaying command.  Several of the Natives came down to ^ ye Shore of the Bay but not one of them came off to the Ship during the whole day- in the evening I went a Shore with only a Boats crew and some of the Gentlemen.   the natives gathered about us to the number of about 30 or 40 and b[r]ought us Cocoa nuts &Ca and seemed as friendly as ever —

Concepts in South Seas Companion: corporal punishment
Cultural Artefacts in South Seas Companion: longboat
Natural Phenomena in South Seas Companion: coconut palm
People in South Seas Companion: Hutchins, Richard
Places in South Seas Companion: Fort Venus

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