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Title Vancouver's letters relating to the voyage of the Discovery and Chatham, 1790-1795, including preparation for the voyage, rules of engagement and Vancouver's opinions on South American culture during an overland trip through Chile to St Iago [Santiago]
Section Section I: Cultural Contacts, 1492-1969
Date 1790-1795
Document Type Manuscript, Correspondence
Library British Library
Reference Add Mss 17552
Region Europe, Australasia, North America, South America
Names George Vancouver, W. R. Broughton, Archibald Menzies (f23)
Places England, Deptford, Van Diemen's land (f8), Tasmania, Australia, New Holland (f8), South Africa, Cape of Good Hope (f9), Alaska, Prince William Sound (f15), Hontagu Island, Kergellans Land, Latin America, Chile (f23), St Iago, Santiago (ff23, 35), Casa Blanco
Topics letters, orders, exploration, the Chatham, the Discovery, supplying ship (f1), supplying crew (ff1v, 12), intentions for the voyage (f8), instructions to act peaceably towards natives (ff6, 13v), rendezvous instructions, crime and punishment (f17), diplomacy with islanders (f17v), rules of engagement with islanders (f17), trade (f13), bartering values, indigenous peoples, South American Indians (f25), indigenous, housing (ff25, 27, 36), religion (f25), employment, wages, labour costs (f31), opinions on use of land, agriculture and culture (ff31, 35, 36)
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