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18 July, 1771


On 18 July, 1771, according to Endeavour’s log, “AM found we drove [i.e. the ship moved about], let go the small bower [anchor], at Slack water moor’d with two Bowers”.

This entry is the last one in Endeavour’s log.  Add MS 8959.  Held at the British Library, London.

It had commenced on 17 May, 1768, with the entry “Moderate and fair weather.  At 11 AM hoisted the Pendant upon Capt. Cooks taking the command”.

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