A Chronological History Of North-eastern Voyages Of Discovery; And Of The Early Eastern Navigations…

Paperback | October 12, 2012

byJames Burney

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1819 edition. Excerpt: ...in vessels of----' porcelain. From this house they went to 1739. 'another, where the like entertainment, and dressed rice, was set before them. Kasimerow the coast of t jn retum made presents to his hosts, and to 'those who had taken care of his casks, of glass necklaces and other things. They afterwards 'walked about the town. Every thing appeared neat and well ordered. There were many shops in which cloths of cotton were principally sold; none were observed of silk, but there was not time for much examination. They saw 'every where, horses, cattle, and poultry; and 'the country round was cultivated with grain 'and pease.'? 'When Kasimerow returned to the water side, 'two Japanese with sabres in their hands were 'standing near his boat. One of them had two sabres. This appeared to him suspicious, and he hastened back to the ship/ No molestation or interference in any matter appears to have been offered by the Japanese officers, as these men with sabres doubtless were. More than a 'hundred boats, many of them with not less 'than fifteen men, followed to take a closer view of the ship. In one of the Japanese boats was 'a man of distinction, who made his people throw the end of a line into the Russian boat to tow him to the ship. He was dressed in habits of fine silk, and the respect shewn to him by his attendants, made the Russians conjee 4 ture ture he was the governor of the place. He Chap. made Lieutenant Walton a present of a vase _ "v" filled with wine, which the Lieutenant carried 1739. to Ochotzk. The wine was of a deep brown waUonon colour, of good strength, and of agreeable 'he cosut of flavour, although a little acid. It probably suffered by being kept longer than customary, and by the heat of the weather. The...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1819 edition. Excerpt: ...in vessels of----' porcelain. From this house they went to 1739. 'another, where the like entertainment, and dr...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:74 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.15 inPublished:October 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217906559

ISBN - 13:9780217906555

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