National Library of Australia

You must be logged in to Tag Records
Journals, 1777-1779 [manuscript]
Bib ID 2245884
Format ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Home, Alexander, Captain
 
Related Online
Resources
Access Conditions Available for reference. Not for loan. 
Description 1777-1779 
1 v. (29 fol., 61 p.) 
Summary

MS "Journal of the account of Otaheite and our transactions there" (Sept. 1777-Jan. 1778), (28 ff.), also a page containing a chart of Trarabon. MS "Journal of the account of the death of Capt. James Cook on Owhyee in the Sandwich Islands, January 1779" and "Description of the country of Kamtschatka from April 1779". The journal ends abruptly (61 p. quarto). Also an extract from sales catalogue printed ca. 1925.

Biography/History

Captain in the Royal Navy.

Notes

Manuscript reference no. : NLA MS 690.

Also available on microfilm.

Cited In

Guide to collections of manuscripts relating to Australia ; A985.

Subjects Home, Alexander, - Captain - Diaries.  |  Cook, James, - 1728-1779 - Assassination.  |  Voyages around the world.  |  Ship captains - Great Britain - Diaries.  |  Tahiti - Description and travel.
Time Coverage 1777-1779 
Occupation Ship captains.

Online

In the Library

Request this item to view in the Library's reading rooms using your library card. To learn more about how to request items watch this short online video Help Video.

Details Collect From
MS 690 Pictures & Manuscripts Reading Room

Order a copy

- Copyright or permission restrictions may apply. We will contact you if necessary.

Help Video To learn more about Copies Direct watch this short online video Help Video.
close Can I borrow items from the Library?

You need Flash player 8+ and JavaScript enabled to view this video embedded.

You can view this on the NLA website.

close What can I get online?

You need Flash player 8+ and JavaScript enabled to view this video embedded.

You can view this on the NLA website.

close Can I get copies of items from the Library?

You need Flash player 8+ and JavaScript enabled to view this video embedded.

You can view this on the NLA website.

Members of Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander and Maori communities are advised that this catalogue contains names and images of deceased people. All users of the catalogue should also be aware that certain words, terms or descriptions may be culturally sensitive and may be considered inappropriate today, but may have reflected the author's/creator's attitude or that of the period in which they were written.