||Page header reads: 'Rio de Janeiro'
||Banks, Joseph, Sir, 1743-1820
||21 November 1768
||Series 03: The Endeavour journal of Joseph Banks, 25 August 1768 - 12 July 1771
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||21. Letters came from the Viceroy to both the Captn and myself, in which he told me very politely that it is not in his power to permit to go ashore; in the captns he raises some doubts of our ship being a Kings ship, so I who could ground my pretensions to going ashore on no other Foundation thought it best to drop them, hoping that by and by when things were more quiet I might have an opportunity of smugling myself ashore.