Journal of Charles Wilson and John Jefferson. On board the Royal Admiral, 1801

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Scope and Content

Journal beginning in Port Jackson, New South Wales, describing the voyage on the ship the Royal Admiral to Matavai, (Tahiti) via New Zealand, and the reception of the missionaries there. Covers the period 13 March to 28 July 1801. There are also letters to the society from John Elder, 6 May 1801 and Charles Wilson, 16 June 1801. The file also contains two typescript copies of the journal.

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CWM South Seas Journals FBN 34

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