Sailing Directions for the coasts of Eastern and Western Patagonia, from Port St. Elena on the East Side of Cape Tres Montes on the West Side; including the Strait of Magalhaens and the sea coast of Terra del Fuego

Hydrographical Office, Admiralty



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Hydrographical Office, Admiralty
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Philip Parker King
Boongaree accompanied King on his first voyage, 21 December 1817; Bundell accompanied King on 26 May 1821 voyage; mentions of both Aboriginal men throughout; intermittent encounters with natives throughout journeys, main references - v.1, p.4; Twofold Bay natives sighted, woman covered with kangaroo skin; p.38+ Native taken on board near Enderby Island, physical description of Aborigines, logs of wood used for transporting families across river; p.88+ Attack by natives at Port Essington, description of canoe used and taken by Capt. King; p.110+ Melville Island, natives timid, exchanges food & water for axes; p.159+ Outer Bay (Tas.) Physical appearance, clothing, small vocab. (parts of body, names of plants, obtained by Mr. Cunningham); p.175. Port Macquarie - sheets of bark used for water transport, types of huts; p.197. Palm Island - huts and canoes examined; p.200+ Goode Is. Fishbooks and lines exchange for baskets and turtle pegs, males had noses pierced, bracelet of plaited hair only ornament worn; Types of ovens used, natives very friendly; p.212. Intercourse with natives at Endeavour River; p.366. Endeavour R. small vocab. collected by Mr. Cunningham; v.2, p.27+ Description of rock carvings & paintings on Clack Island; p.61+ Hanover Bay natives spear Surgeon, natives hostile, description of catamarans, description of weapons and implements, physical appearance; p.120+ Intercourse with natives at Oyster Harbour, firesticks, eating of seal; Full description of weapons, clothing, small vocab., names of natives; p.139. Pt. Essington - open hostilities; Appendix D; comparative table of languages of natives of Caledon Bay (Flinders), Endeavour R. (Capt. Cook & Forster), King George the Third Sound, Port Jackson, Burrah Burrah tribe (Scott), Limestone Creek (Oxley), Port Macquarie (Hunter), Van Diemens Land.
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