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On 24 June, 1769, James Cook wrote “Nothing remarkable”.

Joseph Banks wrote “Tubourai [Tepau] and Tamio returnd from Eparre bringing with them several presents, among the rest a large peice of thick cloth which they desird that I would carry home to my Sister Opia, and for which they would take no kind of return. They are often very inquisitive about our families and remember any thing that is told them very well”.

Banks’s sister’s name was Sophia.

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