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Identifier: CC-OldLibrary-STAN1.26
Date: Undated
Name: Stanbury David
Attributed title: Bay of Islands 56 page account of Beagle at Bay of Islands in New Zealand on 21 December 1935 and an account of the later arrival of the self-styled Soveregn Chief Baron de Thierry to claim his territory. Description of new Zealand and its Maori inhabitants. The impact of missionaries such as the brothers Richard and Joseph Matthews and the troubles and disputes that arose between these and other white settlers. Account of canibalism experienced by Augustus Earle in a Maori village. Description of Charles Darwin's exploration of the local environment and of captain FitzRoy's intervention in squabbles between captains of various whaling ships and the government of the Islands.
Description: Christ's College, Cambridge
Document type: Note


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