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Documents relating to Captain James Cook including various drafts


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Description Five documents including drafts of sections of the 'Narrative' of the second voyage, 1772-1775, of Captain James Cook in Cook's hand: draft of the historical introduction; draft of the account of the stay at St Helena on the return; draft summary of log, 24 November 1772 to March 1775; letter from James Smith to Captain Thomas Huskisson, 12 February 1836, on the origin of the above papers; draft proclamation to the chiefs of Zumerun, 1801.
Date made 1772-01-01 - 1775-12-31

Finding Reference REC/20
Catalogue section Manuscript volumes acquired singly by the Museum
Credit On loan to the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, from a private lender
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