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The Quest and Occupation of Tahiti by Emissaries of Spain during the Years 1772-1776
Told in Despatches and other Contemporary Documents. Volume III



ISBN 9781409414100
Published July 28, 2010 by Routledge
344 Pages

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Book Description

Continued from Second Series 32 and 36. Instructions, minutes, despatches, and other documents from Spanish and English archives, relating to exploration of the East Indies, translated into English and compiled, with notes and an introduction. With the memorial submitted by Rodríguez to the viceroy of Peru, 1788. This is a new print-on-demand hardback edition of the volume first published in 1919.

Table of Contents

Contents: Bibliographic reference list; Some account of Máximo Rodríguez and his diary, and the Mystic Bowl of Marae Taputapuatea; The diary of Máximo Rodríguez; A despatch (no 92) from the Viceroy of Peru to the Secretay of State for the Indies, submitting a memorial from Don Máximo Rodríguez, and a copy of his diary for the King; The memorial; A draft and a note relating (i) to the delivery at Cádiz of the Mystic Bowl and (ii) the issue of a sub-lieutenant's commission to Don Máximo Rodríguez in recognition of his past services and merit; Editorial note; Postscript; Supplementary papers; Glossary; Descriptive index.

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