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Identifier: CC-OldLibrary-STAN1.25
Date: Undated
Name: Stanbury David
Attributed title: Paradise Lost Document detailing the time spent by the Beagle and her crew in Tahiti. Description of the Island as the Beagle approached its mooring at Matavi Bay. Account of Charles Darwin's impressions of the geography and people of the island and of Captain FitzRoy's visit to Papeete and his unhappy meeting with the eccentric Baron de Thierry. Discussions between Queen Pomare and Captain FitzRoy over compensation for the wrecking of ship's cargo in 1831 by some islanders and her subequent visit to the Beagle before its departure to New Zealand.
Description: Christ's College, Cambridge
Document type: Note


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