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Marquises, Îles

Subject Source: Local sources

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Journal of the voyage of the Daedalus, 5 Dec. 1791 - 8 May 1792

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Mm.06.48: 136-195
Scope and Contents A copy of journal entries written by Gooch while travelling on the Daedalus ship from Rio de Janeiro. In addition to accounts of daily life on the ship, the journal includes descriptions of Rio de Janeiro and his impressions of its people, customs and dress, with comments on the slave trade, crime and punishment, and the country’s natural resources [Mm.6.48: 139v-160v]. It also includes descriptions of the Falkland Islands and of a sea-lion hunt there [Mm.6.48: 161v-176r]; an...
Dates: 5 Dec. 1791 - 8 May 1792
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