Context

Context of A true and impartial journal of a voyage to the South-seas, and round the globe, in His Majesty's ship the Centurion, under the command of Commodore George Anson. : Wherein all the material incidents during the said voyage, from its commencement in the year 1740 to its conclusion in 1744, are fully and faithfully related, having been committed to paper at the time they happen'd. Together with some historical accounts of Chili, Peru, Mexico, and the empire of China, exact descriptions of such places of note as were touch'd at, and variety of occasional remarks. : To which is added, a large and general table of longitudes and latitudes, ascertain'd from accurate observations, or (where those are wanting) from the best printed books and manuscripts taken from the Spaniards in this expedition : also the variations of the compass throughout the voyage, and the soundings and depth of water along the different coasts : and lastly, several curious observations on a comet seen in the South-seas on the coast of Mexico.
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