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Title Narrative of the Adventures and Sufferings of Samuel Patterson, Experienced in the Pacific Ocean, and Many Other Parts of the World, With an Account of the Feegee, and Sandwich Islands
Reference VAULT 910.4 P27
Library California Historical Society
Date 1817
Publisher [Palmer]
Place of Publication [Massachusetts]
Author / Creator Patterson, Samuel. Edited by Ezekiel Terry.
Document Type Printed Book, Journal
Theme(s) Trade and Commerce; Race Relations; Social Life; Exploration and Discovery; Politics, War and Diplomacy; The Natural World; Travel and Tourism; Religion, Faith and Philosophy
Keywords voyage, travel, seafaring, sailor, religion, wreck, ship, customs, culture, journey, scurvy, disease, vessel, war, canoe, trade, captivity, indigenous peoples, adventure, economy, climate, geography, storm, mission, death
Countries USA; Fiji; Algeria; France; Cuba; Russia; China; UK; Spain; Papua New Guinea; Chile; Canada
Places Pacific Northwest; Hawaii; California; Wilbraham; Guadeloupe; Caribbean; Kodiak Archipelago; Providence; Africa; Antigua; Rhode Island; Falkland Islands; Queen Charlotte Islands; British Columbia
Ports Algiers, Algeria; Havana, Cuba; Guangzhou, China; Newport, USA; Gibraltar; Istanbul, Turkey; Malaga, Spain; Monaco; Toulon, France; New York, USA; Bristol, USA; Valparaíso, Chile; Sitka, Alaska; Macau, China
Ships George Washington, Morning Star, Three Sisters, Nancy, Lydia, Juno, Vancouver, Authawalpha, Pearl, Mary, Boston, Maryland, Port-au-Prince
People Maquinna; John Jewitt; John Thompson
Additional Information Copyright in Rhode Island. Patterson was a native of North Providence.

"This book is very important for its descriptions of Fiji and Hawaii. It also relates to the coast of Guinea, Havana, Guadeloupe, California, the northwest coast of America, Australia, and Canton. Patterson made three voyages to the northwest coast, visiting the Queen Charlotte Islands and Nootka Sound on Vancouver Island ... [He] visited Hawaii in 1805, and ... Fiji in 1808." Hill Collection of Pacific Voyages, p. 227.

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