Index:Narrative of a Voyage around the World - 1843.djvu
OF THE FIRST VOLUME.
Assume the command of the Sulphur — Escort Consul's family to Chagres, and measure meridian distance by chronometers — Embark the ladies in her Majesty's ship Nimrod,and re-measure distance to Gorgona — Another attempt with the rockets from Caraveli, unsuccessful; Explosion bags from tree on Ato.Ormigero,successful — Measure distance to Panama — Power of Moteros in carrying burdens — Opinion on rocket measurement compared with chronometer — Present state of Panama — Move to Taboga — Leave Taboga — Visit Baia Honda — Magnetic Island (Pueblo Nueva) — Pass Gulf of Nicoya — Papagayo gusts — Arrive at Realejo — Obtain supplies — Port of Realejo — Quit Realejo by the Barra Falsa — Repair to Libertad — Visit San Salvador — Return and hear of fatal accident to coxswain — Surf — Difficulty of getting to ship — Succeed, and quit Libertad — Touch at Manzanilla (Port of Cohma) — Reach San Bias — Visit Tepic — Quit San Bias for Sandwich Islands
Official news of the accession of Queen Victoria — Arrival of Venus — Scurvy — Starling despatched to Panama for letters — Quit San Bias — Arrive at Acapulco — Entering by Boca Chica — Interview with the Governor — Erect observatory — Examine the port — Capacity — Best berth — Watering place — Present state of trade — Merchants deserting the city in consequence of custom-house regulations — Earthquakes from 1732 to present date — Fort San Carlos not affected by them — Period of rainyseason — Distance from Mexico — Imports, exports, and general trade — Population and diseases — Military force — Execution of two murderers — Unsafe at night — Quit Acapulco — Touch at Guatulco, and fix position of Morro Ayuca — Cross Gulf of Tehuantepec — Views of volcanic peaks — Call at Sonsonate and Libertad — Volcano of Isalco active — Anchor at Realejo
Survey of the Gulf of Nicoya — Its capabilities — Examine Bay of Honda — Quibo — Receive despatches at Panama — Future movements — Sail for the Sandwich Islands — Revisit Cocos Island — Examine Clipperton Rock — Anchor at Honolulu — Disposition of the king towards us — Funeral of Kinau, theKing's aunt — The king and suite visit the Sulphur — Missionary influence and operations — The islands less frequented — The Orphan School — Rapid decrease of the population — Exports and productions
in the hydrographic instructions.
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