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Title Francis Fletcher's narrative of the first part of Sir Francis Drake's second voyage (1577-1578)
Section Section I: Cultural Contacts, 1492-1969
Date 1677
Document Type Manuscript, Diary
Library British Library
Reference MSS Sloane 61
Region Europe, Africa, South America
Names Sir Francis Drake, Francis Fletcher
Places England, West Africa, Cape de Verde Islands, Cape Blanck, Latin America, Brasilia, Brazil (f14), Straights of Magellan (ff19, 31, 35)
Topics journal, exploration, liat sea, cartography, natural history, dolphins, fish (ff5, 11-13), penguins (f29v), weather, indigenous peoples, Native Americans, South American Indians (f41v), tools, weapons (f24), dress (f23), indigenous character (ff21, 31), boats (f32), ship wreck (f36), naming of Golden Hind (f36v), Spanish empire, gold and silver (f41v)
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