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Log entries for January, 1775-01-01 - 1775-01-31

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/58: 145v-153

Scope and Contents

Daily log entries, covering the voyage from Tierra del Fuego to South Georgia Island, and towards the South Sandwich Islands. Three maps are included. An entry for 3 January describes Staten Land [Staten Island] of which he says ‘It did not appear to me by far so frightful as it seems to have done to the relator of Lord Anson’s voyage’. He observes that it abounded with ducks and geese, and with sea fowl such as penguins and seagulls ‘of which most of our people eat (sic) and thought very good: I must confess I did not much relish them’ [RGO 14/58: 146]. The entries also mention seeing many penguins, whales and porpoises. On 30 January, they saw land at Thule [RGO 14/58: 152v].


  • Creation: 1775-01-01 - 1775-01-31


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12 folio(s) (12 ff.) : Paper

Language of Materials


Original geographic information

Estados, Isla de los [subject]

Original geographic information

South Georgia [subject]

Original geographic information

Tierra del Fuego [subject]

Finding aid date

2012-05-10 15:50:12+00:00

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