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15 November 1769

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The Range from Tolaga to Mercury Bay


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The Range from Tolaga to Mercury Bay (continued)

Before we left the bay, we cut upon one of the trees near the watering-place the ship’s name, and that of the Commander, with the date of the year and month when we were there; and, after displaying the English colours, I took a formal possession of it in the name of his Britannic Majesty King George the Third.

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© Derived from Vols. II-III of the London 1773 edition: National Library of Australia call no. FERG 7243, page 348, 2004
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