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Endeavour journal, 5 January 1771 (Series 03.810)

Notes: Page header reads: 'at Princes Island'
Author: Banks, Joseph, Sir, 1743-1820
Date: 5 January 1771
Series title: Series 03: The Endeavour journal of Joseph Banks, 25 August 1768 - 12 July 1771
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Transcript: 5. Ashore today trading; the Indians dropd their demands very slowly but were very civil, towards noon however they came down to the offerd price, so that before night we had bought up a large quantity of Turtle. In the Evening I went to pay my respects to his majesty the king, who I found at his house in the middle of a rice feild cooking his own supper; he receivd me however very politely.