An Account of the Pelew Islands, Situated in the Western Part of the Pacific Ocean: Composed from the Journals and Communications of Captain Henry Wilson and Some of His Officers Who, in August 1783, Were There Shipwrecked in the Antelope, a Packet Belonging to the Honourable East India Company

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Account of the journey of the Antelope which was shipwrecked off the coast of the Palau Islands; the experiences of the crew on the Palau Islands; and their return to England with Prince Lee Boo, one of King Abba Thulle's sons; and of the death of Lee Boo from smallpox.
 

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Сторінка 284 - ... any houfe or place where the King was fuppofed to be, they humiliated themfelves in the fame manner, till they had got beyond his probable prefence, when they refumed their ufual mode of walking. On all occafions the behaviour of Abba...
Сторінка 350 - Coorooraa, who departed this life on the 27th of December 1784, aged 20 years: this stone is inscribed by the Honourable United East India Company as a testimony of esteem for the humane and kind treatment afforded by his father to the crew...
Сторінка 338 - ... his brother, to follow him by a coach, which was to fet off in the evening. As foon as he reached town, he was conveyed to the Captain's...
Сторінка 93 - I have given in his own words, fufficiently ftewed that' he viewed mankind with the eye of a Dutchman, only calculating what was to be got from them.
Сторінка 335 - ... knots now having greatly multiplied, he was obliged to repeat them over every day, to refresh his memory, and often to recur to Captain Wilson or others when he had forgot what any particular knot referred to. The officers in the...
Сторінка 343 - ... -He was fond of riding in a coach beyond any other conveyance, becaufe, he faid, people could be carried where they wanted to go, and at the fame time fit and converfe together.
Сторінка 21 - ... them to his officers, and unfortunate companions. They were eight in number, two of whom, it was afterwards known, were brothers to the Rupack, or King, of...
Сторінка 343 - ... noticed it to him ; he instantly resorted to a spoon ; but, sensible that he had discovered a little unpoliteness, his countenance was in a moment suffused with a blush that visibly forced itself through his dark complexion.
Сторінка 351 - Company as a testimony of esteem for the humane and kind treatment afforded by his father to the crew of their ship, the Antelope, Captain Wilson, which was wrecked off that island in the night of the gth of August 1783.
Сторінка 291 - But the moft fingular tree noticed at PELEW, was one, in fize and in its manner of branching, not unlike our Cherry-tree, but in its leaves refembling the Myrtle. Its peculiarity was, that it had no bark, having only an outward coat of about the thicknefs of a card, darker than the infide, though equally clofe in texture ; the colour of the interior part...

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