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A missionary voyage to the Southern Pacific Ocean, 1796-1798 / introduction : Irmgard Moschner
Bib ID 328067
Format BookBook [text, volume]
Description Graz, Austria : Akademische Druck- und Verlagsanstalt, 1966 
xix, 6 l., c, 420 pages : folded charts, folded maps, folded plates ; 23 cm 
Series

Fruhe Reisen und Seefahrten in Originalberichten ; Bd. 5.

Summary

Mostly Tahiti, for London Missionary Society; nonAboriginal material.

Notes

A reprint of a 1799 ed. with a facsimile of original t.p.: reading: A missionary voyage to the southern Pacific Ocean, performed in the years 1796, 1797, 1798, in the ship Duff, commanded by Captain James Wilson. Compiled from journals of the officers and missionaries ... London, Printed by S. Gosnell, for T. Chapman, 1799.

The body of the journal is the composition of William Wilson, from Captain James Wilson's papers, his own, and the missionaries' reports. The voyage was sponsored by the London Missionary Society.

Bibliography: p. [xvii]-xix (1st group).

Subjects Duff (Ship)  |  Missions -- Oceania -- Early works to 1800.  |  Missions -- Polynesia -- Early works to 1800.  |  Missions -- French Polynesia -- Tahiti (Island) -- Early works to 1800.  |  Religions - Christianity - Missions - London Missionary Society.  |  Tahiti (French Polynesia : Island) -- Description and travel -- Early works to 1800.  |  Marquesas islands (French Polynesia) -- Description and travel -- Early works to 1800.  |  Oceania -- Description and travel -- Early works to 1800.  |  Australian
Other authors/contributors Wilson, William, comp  |  Wilson, James, 1759 or 60-1814, joint comp  |  Moschner, Irmgard, writer of the introduction  |  London Missionary Society

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