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Niue

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Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

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Log entries for June, 1774-06-03 - 1774-06-30

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/58: 105-111
Scope and Contents The log entries cover the journey from Tahiti to Tonga via Howe’s Island [Lord Howe Island], Palmerston Island, and Savage Island [Niue]. They consist of a single summarised log for 23 May-3 June, followed by daily entries. In the entry for 4 June, Wales records hearing from an islander who arrived by canoe from Huaheine that the Adventure was anchored there along with Mr Banks’ ship, and that he had boarded and they had made him drunk (RGO 14/58: 105v). On 14 June Wales notes that the...
Dates: 1774-06-03 - 1774-06-30
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Map of Savage Island, 1774-06

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/58: 109a
Scope and Contents

Discovered by Captain Cook in the Resolution on Tuesday June 21, 1774. Bearings clear of the island are plotted, and the latitude and east and west longitude from Greenwich are indicated in the border. Signed by William Wales.

Dates: 1774-06
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).

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