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HISTORY AND COLLECTION

VOYAGES AND TRAVELS,

ARRANGED IN SYSTEMATIC ORDER :

FORMING A COMPLETE HISTORY OF THE ORIGIN AND PROGRESS
OF NAVIGATION, DISCOVERY, AND COMMERCE,

BY SEA AND LAND,
FROM THE EARLIEST AGES TO THE PRESENT TIME.

BY
ROBERT KERR, F. R. S. & F.A.S. EDIN.

ILLUSTRATED BY MAPS AND CHARTS.

VOL. XVI.

EDINBURGH:
Printed by James Ballantyne and Company,
FOR WILLIAM BLACKWOOD, SOUTH BRIDGE-STREET,
AND JOHN BALLANTYNE AND CO. HIGH-STREET, EDINBURGH ;
J. MURRAY, ALBEMARLE-STREET ; R. BALDWIN, AND GALE
AND FENNER, PATERNOSTER-ROW, LONDON ;

AND J. CUMMING, DUBLIN.

1815.

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of a dead Chief. Another human Sacri.

fice. Riding on Horseback. Otoo's At-

tention to supply Provisions, and prevent

Thefts. Animals given to him. Etary,

and the Deputies of a Chief, have Au.

diences. A mock Fight of two War Ca-
noes. Naval Strength of these Islands.

Manner of conducting a War, .

Sect. IV. The Day of Sailing fixed. Peace made with

Eimeo. Debates about it, and Otoo's

Conduct blamed. A Solemnity at the

Morai on the Occasion, described by Mr

King. Observations upon it. Instance

of Otoo's Art. Omai's War-Canoe, and

Remarks upon his Behaviour. Otoo's Pre-

sent, and Message to the King of Great

Britain. Reflections on our Manner of

Traffic, and on the good Treatment we

met with at Otaheite. Account of the

Expedition of the Spaniards. Their Fic-

tions to depreciate the English. Wishes

expressed that no Settlement may be

made. Omai's Jealousy of another Tra.

veller, . . . . . .

V. Arrival at Eimeo. Two Harbours there,

and an Account of them. Visit from Ma-

heine, Chief of the Island. His Person

described. A Goat stolen, and sent back

with the Thief. Another Goat stolen, and

secreted. Measures taken on the Occa-

sion. Expedition cross the Island, Houses

and Canoes burnt. The Goat delivered

up, and Peace restored. Some Account

of the Island, &c. . . . . 62

VI. Arrival at Huaheine. Council of the Chiefs.

Omai's Offerings, and Speech to the Chiefs.

His Establishment in this Island agreed to.

A House built, and Garden planted for

him. Singularity of his Situation. Mea-

sures taken to insure his Safety. Damage

done by Cock-roaches on board the Ships.

A Thief detected and punished. Fire-

works exhibited. Animals left with Omai.

His Family. Weapons. Inscription on

his House. His Behaviour on the Ships

leaving the Island. Summary View of his

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