Peter Parley's tales about the islands in the Pacific Ocean

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Goodrich, Samuel G. (Samuel Griswold), 1793-1860
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Philadelphia : Charles Desilver, 1860
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PETER PARLEY’S TALES ABOUT THE ISLANDS IN THE PACIFIC OCEAN 4
DISTRICT OF MASSACHUSETTS, to wit; 6
PREFACE. 6
CONTENTS 7
TALES OF ISLANDS IN THE PACIFIC OCEAN 9
CHAPTER II. Parley sets out on a Voyage to the Pacific Ocean. Description of Rio Janiero. Account of the Patagonians. 14
CHAPTER III. About the Straits of Magellan. Parley meets with storms of wind and snow. Observations upon the North and South Pole. Islands covered with ice and snow. The Pacific Ocean, and the Island of Juan Fernandez. 19
CHAPTER IV Description oj the Island of Juan Fernandez Story of Alexander Selkirk. 23
CHAPTER V. Selkirk’s Story continued. 28
CHAPTER VI. Parley stops at Valparaiso. Goes to the Sandwich islands Description of the Sandwich isles. The inhabitants. About Captain Cook. 36
CHAPTER VII. Multitudes of people come on board the Beaver. Their dress. Appearance. Houses. Amusements. Religion. Temples. Account of the destruction of their Idols. Arrival of the Missionaries. Consequences. 44
CHAPTER VIII. Departure from the Sandwich islands. Arrival at the mouth of Columbia river. Treaty with the Indians. Astoria. The vessel sails, and the Captain trades with more Indians. A storm. About Jenkins and two sailor's. The vessel is driven upon the beach. A whale ashore. The ship is got off, but Jenkins and the two sailors cannot be found. 53
CHAPTER IX. The vessel goes to Nootka. Something about Jewitt. About the Indians. Shooting Walruses. The Marquesas islands. Easter island. 63
CHAPTER X. Pitcairn's island. Story of the Mutineers who settled there. Description of Pitcairn's island, John Adams, and other things. 71
CHAPTER XI. About the Society islands. About Otaheite and the Mis sionaries. The Friendly islands. Navigator's isles Caroline isles. Ladrones. About Polynesia. 76
CHAPTER XII. The ship approaches the Philippine isles. A hurricane. Volcanic eruption. Ship is wrecked on the coast of Luzon. Parley and two sailors only are saved. They are kindly treated by the natives. They travel to Manilla. 83
CHAPTER XIII About the Philippine Isles. Description of the inhabitants Productions. Parley enters a British ship. About James Jenkins. About Borneo, Sumatra, Java, and the Spice Islands. 88
CHAPTER XIV. Parley goes to New Holland. 100
CHAPTER XV. About New Holland 106
CHAPTER XVI. The ship leaves New Holland, and goes to New Zealand Various matters and things, about New Zealand. 116
CHAPTER XVII. The ship leaves New Zealand. More about the people. Massacre of Marion and his companions. Story of John Rutherford. 133
CHAPTER XVIII. Conclusion. Parley returns to America 146

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