Endeavour journal, 15 November 1768 (Series 03.081)
|Notes:||Page header reads: 'Rio de Janeiro'|
|Author:||Banks, Joseph, Sir, 1743-1820|
|Date:||15 November 1768|
|Series title:||Series 03: The Endeavour journal of Joseph Banks, 25 August 1768 - 12 July 1771|
|Transcript:||15. This morn the Captn went again ashore and told the viceroy that it was nescessary to give the ship a heel, in which case it would be almost impossible for the gentlemen who were passengers to stay on board her; the viceroy as I suppose misunderstood him, and supposing that he wanted to have the ship hove down said that if the ship was reported by one of his carpenters ( who should be sent on board) to want such repairs he would give her all nescessaries for so doing; in that case the Gentlemen should have a house ashore, but gave him to understand
that a centinel would be put at the door with orders not to let us stir out or any one come in on any pretence whatever.