BC Historical Books

BC Historical Books

BC Historical Books

The journal of Captain James Colnett aboard the Argonaut from April 26, 1789 to Nov. 3, 1791 Colnett, James, 1755?-1806


"(Half-title: The publications of the Champlain Society, 26). Limited edition for members and subscribing libraries only. Journal of Colnett's second trading voyage to the northwest coast, edited from the original in the Public Record Office. The appendices contain the terms of the licence and other records relating to the Prince of Wales, Princess Royal and Argonaut and a translation of Martinez's diary from July 2 to 14, 1789, presenting a parallel version of Colnett's account of the Nootka Incident."-- Strathern, G. M., & Edwards, M. H. (1970). Navigations, traffiques & discoveries, 1774-1848: A guide to publications relating to the area now British Columbia. Victoria, BC: University of Victoria, p. 58-59.

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