Daily Activities 1768-1771

 
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29 September, 1770

On 29 September, 1770, Endeavour turned northwest to round the island of Java
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28 September, 1770

On 28 September, 1770, salting the buffalo proved poor eating
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27 September, 1770

On 27 September, 1770, Joseph Banks saw many birds about Endeavour
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26 September, 1770

On 26 September, 1770, Buffalo meat was eaten on Endeavour
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25 September, 1770

On 25 September, 1770, Joseph Banks felt that today was much like yesterday
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24 September, 1770

On 24 September, 1770, both Cook and Banks wrote of the swell from the south
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23 September, 1770

On 23 September, 1770, Endeavour sailed slowly towards Batavia
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22 September, 1770

On 22 September, 1770, Endeavour was sailing from Savu towards Batavia
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21 September, 1770

On 21 September, 1770, Endeavour sailed from Savu
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20 September, 1770

On 20 September, 1770, traded for buffalo at Savu
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19 September, 1770

On 19 September, 1770, James Cook landed at Savu
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18 September, 1770

On 18 September, 1770, Lieutenant Gore landed at Savu
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17 September, 1770

On 17 September, 1770, Endeavour arrived at Savu
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16 September, 1770

On 16 September, 1770, Joseph Banks observed the Aurora Australis
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15 September, 1770

On 15 September, 1770, Joseph Banks described the changing landscape of Timor
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14 September, 1770

On 14 September, 1770, Joseph Banks wrote about the fish and birds he could see
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13 September, 1770

On 13 September, 1770, Endeavour continued sailing west along the coast of Timor
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11 September, 1770

On 11 September, 1770, Endeavour was nearing Timor
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10 September, 1770

On 10 September, 1770, Endeavour sailed for land seen to the west
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9 September, 1770

On 9 September, 1770, land was seen from Endeavour, or possibly it was clouds
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