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Endeavour journal, 3 May 1771 (Series 03.889)

Notes: Page header reads: 'St Helena'
Author: Banks, Joseph, Sir, 1743-1820
Date: 3 May 1771
Series title: Series 03: The Endeavour journal of Joseph Banks, 25 August 1768 - 12 July 1771
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Transcript: 3. Spent this day in Botanizing on the Ridge where the Cabbage trees grow, visiting Cuckolds point and Dianas peak, the Highest land in the Island as settled by the Observations of Mr Maskelyne, who was sent out to this Island by the Royal Society for the Purpose of Observing the transit of Venus in the Year [1761].