This item, held by the State Library of New South Wales, was selected for the Rediscovering Indigenous Languages project
James Cook - A Journal of the proceedings of His Majesty's Bark Endeavour on a voyage round the world, by Lieutenant James Cook, Commander, commencing the 25th of May 1768 - 23 Oct. 1770
Manuscript written in the hand of Richard Orton, the clerk of James Cook. The manuscript is signed in full 'James Cook' and appears to be the copy sent by Cook to the Admiralty from Batavia. In the Fourth Book, Cook added "a small Vocabulary of a few words in the New Holland Language which we...
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