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Journal of Capt Cook's voyage round the world in HMS RESOLUTION, 1772-1775.

JOD/20

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Description Journal of Capt Cook's voyage round the world in HMS RESOLUTION, (see appendix), 1772-75. Also available as microfilm (SMF/36)
This journal is one of the few manuscripts to include entries in the hand of James Cook. One gives an account of the accuracy of the chronometer made by Kendall (K1). It also includes sympathetic accounts of the ways of life among peoples encountered during the voyage.

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Date made 1772-01-01 - 1775-12-31

Finding Reference JOD/20
Catalogue section Manuscript volumes acquired singly by the Museum
Creator
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Hierarchy
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