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2 May, 1771

 

On 2 May, 1771, James Cook wrote “in the AM recieved some few Officers stores from the Portland”.

 

Joseph Banks wrote “As the fleet was to sail immediately and our ship to accompany it, it became necessary to make as much of a short time as possible, so this whole day was employd in riding about the Island, in the course of which we made very nearly the Compleat Circuit of it visiting all the most remarkable places that we had been told of”.

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