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Voyage of the ship Eliza : [under command of] Capt. Rowan, of Boston, [19--?].

Author: William Sturgis
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Twentieth-century copy (or earlier) of William Sturgis's journal, recording details from the time when he served as an assistant to Captain James Rowan on the ship Eliza, which sailed from Boston, Mass. in the summer of 1798 on a fur-trading expedition to the northwest coast of North America and to China. The journal begins on 13 February 1799, while the Eliza was in the Pacific Ocean near Sitka Sound, and ends on  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Diaries
Glossaries, vocabularies, etc
Named Person: William Sturgis; William Sturgis
Document Type: Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: William Sturgis
OCLC Number: 154325000
Notes: Manuscript in ink, on lined paper.
Caption title.
Includes index.
For more information see the published edition of this journal: Sturgis, William. The journal of William Sturgis / edited with an introduction and notes by S.W. Jackman. Victoria, B.C., Canada : Sono Nis Press, 1978.
Description: 1 item (204 leaves) ; 26 cm. in box 27 cm.
Other Titles: Voyage of the Eliza

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Twentieth-century copy (or earlier) of William Sturgis's journal, recording details from the time when he served as an assistant to Captain James Rowan on the ship Eliza, which sailed from Boston, Mass. in the summer of 1798 on a fur-trading expedition to the northwest coast of North America and to China. The journal begins on 13 February 1799, while the Eliza was in the Pacific Ocean near Sitka Sound, and ends on 17 May 1799, en route to St. Francisco. Included with the journal are two appendixes, one a list of latitude and longitude readings for various points along the Pacific Northwest coast, and the other a glossary of English terms and their Caigenee and Sheetkah Indian language equivalents.

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