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James Roberts - 'A Journal of His Majesty's Bark Endeavour Round the World, Lieut. James Cook, Commander, 27th May 1768', 27 May - 14 May 1770, with annotations 1771

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Safe 1/65

Record identifier

Yr8RJmNn

James Roberts - 'A Journal of His Majesty's Bark Endeavour Round the World, Lieut. James Cook, Commander, 27th May 1768', 27 May - 14 May 1770, with annotations 1771

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James Roberts - 'A Journal of His Majesty's Bark Endeavour Round the World, Lieut. James Cook, Commander, 27th May 1768', 27 May - 14 May 1770, with annotations 1771

Full title

James Roberts - 'A Journal of His Majesty's Bark Endeavour Round the World, Lieut. James Cook, Commander, 27th May 1768', 27 May - 14 May 1770, with annotations 1771

Date

27 May 1768 - 14 May 1770; 1771

Call Numbers

Safe 1/65

Record Identifier

Yr8RJmNn
Physical Description

Contents

0.04 metres of textual material (1 volume) - manuscript

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SCOPE AND CONTENTS

Contents

One volume in original vellum binding. The first four pages comprise a list of the officers and ship's company. The list shows the name and 'quality' (rank or occupation) of each person, with remarks on promotions, dates of death, etc, to Aug. 1771. The log records weather, position of the ship and events on board. A comparison of this log with oth...

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Full title

James Roberts - 'A Journal of His Majesty's Bark Endeavour Round the World, Lieut. James Cook, Commander, 27th May 1768', 27 May - 14 May 1770, with annotations 1771

AUTHORS, ARTISTS AND CONTRIBUTORS

NOTES

General note

Item 612 in 'Bibliography of Captain James Cook' edited by M.K. Beddie, 2nd ed., 1970.
Preservation microfilm copy (CY 157) made September 1973.

Digital order no:Album ID : 823749

Xerox copy made from microfilm.
CY 157, frames 362-492 (Safe 1/65).

CONTEXTUAL INFORMATION

Source

Acquired from Museum Book Store in 1936

Administrative / Biographical history

James Roberts was a servant to Sir Joseph Banks on the Endeavour voyage. He came from Mareham le Fen in Lincolnshire and was 16 when he joined the voyage. He later lived in Banks' house in Soho Square. He died in 1826 aged 74.

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Call Numbers

Safe 1/65

Record Identifier

Yr8RJmNn

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Reference code

447217

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