CollectionGeorge III Calendar
Record TypeCorrespondence
TitleLetter from Captain James Cook to [?Admiralty]
Date1 August 1772
WriterCook, James, Captain
DescriptionCaptain Cook reports how pleased he is with the performance of his ship, especially in comparison with that of Adventure. He recounts meeting a Mr Burnett, who was expecting Mr Banks to arrive in Madeira on Resolution. His behavoiur and actions proved to everyone that he was actually a woman.
Place Of WritingResolution [ship] at Madeira
Extent1 document (4 pages)
Physical DescriptionLoose manuscript paper; mounted
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PublicationsPublished in J. Fortescue (ed.) "Correspondence of King George III 1760-1783" Vol. 2 (London, 1927-1928), no. 1103
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