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17 October, 1769


On 17 October, 1769, James Cook wrote “This night saw 2 Large fires up in the inland Country, a sure sign that it must be inhabited”.

Joseph Banks wrote “Foul wind, ship turning to windward off Hawks bay. A seal was seen floating on the water asleep. At night calm”.

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