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Voyages in the Southern Hemisphere, Vols. II - IIIVoyaging Accounts
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22 - 23 April 1769

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Place fixed for an Observatory and Fort (continued)

Several of the natives brought us axes, which they had received from on board the Dolphin, to grind and repair; but among others, there was one which became the subject of much speculation, as it appeared to be French: after much enquiry, we learnt that a ship had been here between our arrival and the departure of the Dolphin, which we then conjectured to have been a Spaniard, but now know to have been the Boudeuse, commanded by M. Bougainville.


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