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Title A Missionary Voyage to the Southern Pacific Ocean: performed in the years 1796, 1797, 1798 in the Ship Duff, commanded by Captain James Wilson. Compiled from journals of the officers and the missionaries and illustrated with maps, charts, and views
Section Section IV: Religion & Empire
Date 1799
Document Type Printed Book, Missionary Papers
Place of Publication London
Publisher T. Chapman
Library British Library
Reference 454.f.23
Region South America, East Asia
Names Captain James Wilson, Captain James Cook, King Pomare I
Places Britain, England, Portsmouth (pp14, 18), Latin America, Brazil, Rio Janeiro (pp30-39), St Jago (pp20), South Pacific, Oceania, Marquesas Islands (pp lxxiii, 128-148), Feejee Islands, Fiji (pp234, 287), Tonga, Tongataboo, Tongatapu (ppxlvi-lxxiii, 96-113, 227, 273-281, 282, 286), French Polynesia, Society Islands (p92), Leeward Islands, Huaheine (pxxxviii), Ulietea, Reiadea (pxxxix), Bolabola, Bora Bora (pxli), Windward Islands, Otaheite, Tahiti (ppvii-xxxvi, 39-82, 149-, 179-226, 185), Eimeo, Moorea (ppxxxvii, 83-91), Tethuroa, Tetiaroa (pxxxvi), Asia, China (p286-311)
Topics missionary papers, Missionary Society, missionary work, observations and descriptions of indigenous people, historical account of Otaheite, Tahiti (ppvii-xxxvi), appointment of missionaries (pp1, 5-6), ship's crew (pp6-7, 10), life at sea, sea voyage (pp18-56, 286-310, 313-316), mutiny, HMS Bounty (p51), letter of instructions (ppxc-c), population survey, census (pp187-188, 196, 202, 215), homosexuality (pp200-201), government (p320), property (p320), society (p320), population (p336), religion (pp344, 348), customs (p352), infanticide (pp156-157), cookery (p372), nature (pp381-388), canoes (p397), health and disease (p403), comparison of the islands (p406)