Daily Activities 1768-1771

 
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21 October, 1769

On 21 October, 1769, there was a brisk trade in cloth
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20 October, 1769

On 20 October, 1769, Endeavour was in Anaura Bay
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19 October, 1769

On 19 October, 1769, Endeavour sailed past Gable End Foreland
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18 October, 1769

On 18 October, 1769, five people came aboard Endeavour
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17 October, 1769

On 17 October, 1769, fires were seen inland from Endeavour
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16 October, 1769

On 16 October, 1769, James Cook turned Endeavour north
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14 October, 1769

On 14 October, 1769, Endeavour was sailing south along the east coast of the North Island of New Ze...
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13 October, 1769

On 13 October, 1769, James Cook continued his search for a watering place
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12 October, 1769

On 12 October, 1769, Endeavour sailed south passing Cape Table and Portland
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11 October, 1769

On 11 October, 1769, Endeavour left Poverty Bay sailing south
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10 October, 1769

On 10 October, 1769, three boys who had stayed overnight in Endeavour, were put ashore
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9 October, 1769

On 9 October, 1769, several people were killed in Poverty Bay
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8 October, 1769

On 8 October, 1769, Endeavour men landed on New Zealand for the first time
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7 October, 1769

On 7 October, 1769, Endeavour sailed towards land, that was hoped would be the Great Southern Conti...
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6 October, 1769

On 6 October, 1769, land was seen from Endeavour, which turned out to be New Zealand
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5 October, 1769

On 5 October, 1769, distant land seen from Endeavour turned out to be clouds
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4 October, 1769

On 4 October, 1769, a shoal of porpoises were seen from Endeavour
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3 October, 1769

On 3 October, 1769, Joseph Banks described the scene in the Great Cabin of Endeavour
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2 October, 1769

On 2 October, 1769, it was so calm that Joseph Banks went out in a boat
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1 October, 1769

On 1 October, 1769, Cook and Banks wrote about birds, seals and seaweed
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