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Image from page 324 of “A voyage round the world; but more particularly to the north- west coast of America: performed in 1785, 1786, 1787, and 1788, in the King George and Queen Charlotte, Captains Portlock and Dixon” (1789)

Image from page 324 of “A voyage round the world; but more particularly to the north- west coast of America: performed in 1785, 1786, 1787, and 1788, in the King George and Queen Charlotte, Captains Portlock and Dixon” (1789)

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Image from page 324 of “A voyage round the world; but more particularly to the north- west coast of America: performed in 1785, 1786, 1787, and 1788, in the King George and Queen Charlotte, Captains Portlock and Dixon” (1789)
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Title: A voyage round the world; but more particularly to the north- west coast of America: performed in 1785, 1786, 1787, and 1788, in the King George and Queen Charlotte, Captains Portlock and Dixon
Year: 1789 (1780s)
Authors: Portlock, Nathaniel, 1748?-1817. cn
Subjects: King George (Ship) Queen Charlotte (Ship) Voyages around the world
Publisher: London, Printed for J. Stockdale, and G. Goulding
Contributing Library: University of Pittsburgh Library System
Digitizing Sponsor: Lyrasis Members and Sloan Foundation

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o the North Weft for about two miles, and thencame to what had the appearance of a point of land fromthe fliip, but we found it to be an ifland, fituated at theentrance of an arm of the Sound, which trends awaybetween North and North Eaft. The Indian informed methat their place of abode v/as up that arm, therefore weproceeded on, and foiind it to run in a zigzag dircdlionbetween North and North Eaft, about five miles to thehead of it from the ifland in the entrance, and near fevenmiles from the fhip. This arm appears to be navigablefor at leaft four miles Ip, for velfels of any fize, and thereare a number of fmr.ll iflands covered with trees featteredin various parts of it. We arrived at the Indians habita-tion about noon, and found one fmall temporary houfe,and tlie ruins of two others which had been much larger,and appeared to have been made ufe ot as winter hrbita-tions; the uprights or fupporters were ftill remaining, andfeme boards that were intended for a floor. On the beach was

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NORTH WEST COAST OF AMERICA. 271 was a large beat, and three of a fmaller fize; the large chap. XIK. Sunday 12. boat capable of holding thirty perfons, and the othersabout ten people each. From this circumftance I ex- Auguit.peded to have feen a numerous tribe, and was quite fur-prifed when I found that it confifted only of three men,three women, the fame number of girls, two boys abouttwelve years old, and two infants. One of the womenwas very old, I fliould think not lefs than eighty. I ob-ferved the oldef!: of the men to be very much marked withthe fmall-pox, as was a girl wlio appeared to be aboutfourteen years old. The old man endeavoured to defcribethe exceilive torments he endured whilll: he was afHicledwith the diiorder that had marked his face, and gave nicto underftand that it happened fome years ago. Thisconvinced me that they had had the fmall-pox amongthem at fome diftant period. He told me that the dif-temper carried oiT great numbers of the inhabitant?, andthat he himfe

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Image from page 142 of “A voyage round the world; but more particularly to the north- west coast of America: performed in 1785, 1786, 1787, and 1788, in the King George and Queen Charlotte, Captains Portlock and Dixon” (1789)
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Identifier: voyageroundworld00port
Title: A voyage round the world; but more particularly to the north- west coast of America: performed in 1785, 1786, 1787, and 1788, in the King George and Queen Charlotte, Captains Portlock and Dixon
Year: 1789 (1780s)
Authors: Portlock, Nathaniel, 1748?-1817. cn
Subjects: King George (Ship) Queen Charlotte (Ship) Voyages around the world
Publisher: London, Printed for J. Stockdale, and G. Goulding
Contributing Library: University of Pittsburgh Library System
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e, carry-ing foundings in fourteen, twelve, and eight fatliomwater, over a bottom of fine black fand. Wc landedon tliC Weft fide of the bay, and in walking roundit diicovered two veins of kennel coal, fituated ntar fomehills juft above the beach, about the middle of the bay;and with very little trouble feveral pieces were got out ofthe bank, nearly as large as a mans head. From this baywe rowed acrofs for thc entrance leading into the harbourto the Southward of Pafilige Ifle, and found plenty of wa-ter; but the pailiige much narrower than the Northern one^The beft time to run into this harbour is as near low wateras pofTible. Whatever danger tliere is may then be fceneither from the beds of kelp, or the rocks fhewing them-fclves above water. In the evening we returned on board,and I tried fome of the coal we had difcovered, and foundit to burn clear and well. Wednef. 26. At fix oclock in the morning of the 26t]i, the wea-ther, which for fome time had been very thick, cleared a little^

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WeUntf. 26. NORTH WEST COAST OF AMERICA. 109 little, and we began to unmoor. At eight oclock we ^ ^^.^ ^•weighed and came to fail, with a lip^ht variable breeze. At —-—^nine oclock the wind came to the Northward and Weft- j.iy.ward; and the Queen Charlotte being to the Northwardof us, was enabled to lie out, but I could not accomplifliit. The flood-tide making in, and finding we fet veryfaft towards Paftage Ille, we brought up, and being ex-ceedingly anxious to get into the main river, began warp-ing againft the tide. The Queen Charlotte got clear out,and I made her a fignal 10 anchor, which fhe obeyed. Abouteleven oclock it began to blow very frefh from the NorthNorth Weft, with conftant rain, and we were obligedagain to bring up. At noon the weather grew moderate,and we endeavoured by every means to get out to fea, butfound it a difficult matter to accompliili, owing to the un-certainty of the tide, and the wind continually fiiifting.However, at eight oclock, having worked cut

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