Page:Journal of the Royal Geographical Society of London, Volume 1 (2nd edition).djvu/229

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period of its first establ?hment to the time of Captain visit, varied ? follows :-- M? rem? ? isted ?fWhi? (murines) . 9 0 The ?cst settier, u, ?Colourea (O?hei?e?0?. 1? 15. 12?7 ? t?e? were Mlle? ? qu?r.? ....... ? 0 rels between the wblteS?Coloure ? ' ' '. ? 6 0 and blacks ............ ? by accident .... Whi? ............ I 8 Di? a natural death . ' ............. 1 14 ?1 went ?e o? ?tle?, there?, ? on ?e is?nd? ? ? away. by the Bl?som were ...................... [ 1 5 The ch?dren of the wMte se?ers (the men of colour? 10 hav?g left none) .......................... ? Their gr?dc?en .......................... SS Recent settlers ................. �............ ? 0 Ch?d of one of them ......................... I 0 'Pr t ?p left On the 2?d of ?ecem?r ?e Blossom reached Oeno Bland, in latitude ?o 0?' S., and longitude i?0 �. This 21?d a co? [ormafion?inciosing a !ag?n wi? a small ?!and in cents, deep wa?r all ?ound, ?d a heavy surf. It is uni?a- bi?d, and w? n? Oeno Island afar a wh?e shy, w?se m?ter suppled ?at it had not befo? ?n s?n; bu? the dis- covery belongs to Captain Henderson, of ?e He?u?s. Crescem Isl?d, whi? they reach? on ?e ?7? of the same ?nth, ? in latitude ?3o g?, or g?o 17' S. by ano?r oblation, ?d in longitude 134 � W. It is an oblong, thee m?es and a half in lange, one and a half in width; and ?ns? of a o( co? about a hundred ?rds or less in wide, being ?e sea on one side and a !a?n on the o?er. I? general height is ?o feet above the wa?r. The soil, whe? Mgh?t, reaches j? six ?et above the sea,?nd ?e tops of ?e ?ees are twenty fee? higher. A?ut ?rty natives we? s?n on this small s?t: ?ey were and well made,?atto?d, wi? thick black hair and ?ds. Three ?uare stone hu?, about s? f?t high, and sheds, ?me o?en on one s?e only, ?d o?e? on ?th, we? s?n; b? no cultivation could ? ?s?med, nor ?y ?uit-?ees, wh]? cou? have. fuJished subsisSue. On ?e 2? of Decemir ?ey ?ach? ?e Gambler Isl?ds, Th? ?up was d?covered by ?e ?ip Du?, on a m?ion?y vo?ge, m 17?7, and ?m? by Mr. Wil?n, h? comader.. Dig,tiz?d by Google