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Endeavour journal, 8 June 1770 (Series 03.653)

Notes: Page header reads: 'Palm Islands'; 'Cape Grafton'
Author: Banks, Joseph, Sir, 1743-1820
Date: 8 June 1770
Series title: Series 03: The Endeavour journal of Joseph Banks, 25 August 1768 - 12 July 1771
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Transcript: 8. Still sailing between the Main and Islands; the former rocky and high lookd rather less barren than usual and by the number of fires seemd to be better peopled. In the morn we passd within ¼ of a mile of a small Islet or rock on which we saw with our glasses about 30 men women and children standing all together and looking attentively at us, the first people we have seen shew any signs of curiosity at the sight of the ship.