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A Voyage to the South Sea

For the Purpose of Conveying the Bread-Fruit Tree to the West Indies, Including an Account of the Mutiny On Board the Ship

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Author: William Bligh
Published: 1792
Language: English
Wordcount: 80,603 / 232 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 54.7
LoC Category: D
Audiobook: librivox.org
Downloads: 811
Added to site: 2005.03.20
mnybks.net#: 10058
Origin: gutenberg.org
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also been furnished for that purpose; taking care however, if the rice plants above-mentioned cannot be procured at Java, to touch at Prince's Island for them, where they are regularly cultivated.

From Prince's Island, or the Island of Java, you are to proceed round the Cape of Good Hope to the West Indies (calling on your way thither at any places which may be thought necessary) and deposit one half of such of the above-mentioned trees and plants as may be then alive at his majesty's botanical garden at St. Vincent, for the benefit of the Windward Islands, and then go on to Jamaica: and, having delivered the remainder to Mr. East, or such person or persons as may be authorised by the governor and council of that island to receive them, refreshed your people, and received on board such provisions and stores as may be necessary for the voyage, make the best of your way back to England; repairing to Spithead, and sending to our secretary an account of your arrival and proceedings.

And whereas you will re

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