Vikings of the Pacific The Adventures of the Explorers who Came from the West, Eastward
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Vikings of the Pacific The Adventures of the Explorers who Came from the West, Eastward

By Agnes C. Laut
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  • The Project Gutenberg eBook, Vikings of the Pacific, by Agnes C. Laut
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      • [Frontispiece: Seal Rookery, Commander Islands.]
    • [Frontispiece: Seal Rookery, Commander Islands.]
  • Vikings of the Pacific
    • THE ADVENTURES OF THE EXPLORERS WHO CAME FROM THE WEST, EASTWARD
      • BERING, THE DANE; THE OUTLAW HUNTERS OF RUSSIA; BENYOWSKY, THE POLISH PIRATE; COOK AND VANCOUVER, THE ENGLISH NAVIGATORS; GRAY OF BOSTON, THE DISCOVERER OF THE COLUMBIA; DRAKE, LEDYARD, AND OTHER SOLDIERS OF FORTUNE ON THE WEST COAST OF AMERICA
        • AUTHOR OF "PATHFINDERS OF THE WEST," ETC.
        • New York THE MACMILLAN COMPANY LONDON: MACMILLAN & CO., LTD. 1905 All rights reserved
      • AUTHOR OF "PATHFINDERS OF THE WEST," ETC.
      • New York THE MACMILLAN COMPANY LONDON: MACMILLAN & CO., LTD. 1905 All rights reserved
      • Foreword
    • BERING, THE DANE; THE OUTLAW HUNTERS OF RUSSIA; BENYOWSKY, THE POLISH PIRATE; COOK AND VANCOUVER, THE ENGLISH NAVIGATORS; GRAY OF BOSTON, THE DISCOVERER OF THE COLUMBIA; DRAKE, LEDYARD, AND OTHER SOLDIERS OF FORTUNE ON THE WEST COAST OF AMERICA
      • AUTHOR OF "PATHFINDERS OF THE WEST," ETC.
      • New York THE MACMILLAN COMPANY LONDON: MACMILLAN & CO., LTD. 1905 All rights reserved
    • AUTHOR OF "PATHFINDERS OF THE WEST," ETC.
    • New York THE MACMILLAN COMPANY LONDON: MACMILLAN & CO., LTD. 1905 All rights reserved
    • Foreword
    • CONTENTS
    • ILLUSTRATIONS
      • PART I
    • PART I
  • Vikings of the Pacific
    • CHAPTER I 1700-1743 VITUS BERING, THE DANE
      • [Illustration: Peter the Great.]
      • [Illustration: Map of Course followed by Bering.]
      • [Illustration: The St. Peter and St. Paul, from a rough sketch by Bering's comrade, Steller, the scientist.]
      • CHAPTER II 1741-1743 CONTINUATION OF BERING, THE DANE
      • [Illustration: Steller's Arch on Bering Island, named after the scientist Steller, of Bering's Expedition.]
      • [Illustration: A Glacier]
      • [Illustration: Sea Cows.]
      • [Illustration: Seals in a Rookery on Bering Island.]
      • CHAPTER III 1741-1760 THE SEA-OTTER HUNTERS
      • CHAPTER IV 1760-1770 THE OUTLAW HUNTERS
      • CHAPTER V 1768-1772 COUNT MAURITIUS BENYOWSKY, THE POLISH PIRATE
      • [Illustration: Mauritius Augustus, Count Benyowsky.]
      • PART II
      • CHAPTER VI 1562-1595 FRANCIS DRAKE IN CALIFORNIA
      • [Illustration: Sir John Hawkins.]
      • [Illustration: Queen Elizabeth knighting Drake.]
      • [Illustration: The Golden Hind.]
      • [Illustration: Francis Drake.]
      • [Illustration: The Crowning of Drake in California.]
      • [Illustration: The Silver Map of the World. Both sides of a medal struck off at the time of Drake's return to England, commemorating his voyage around the world. The faint dotted line shows the course sailed by him in the Golden Hind.]
      • CHAPTER VII 1728-1779 CAPTAIN COOK IN AMERICA
      • [Illustration: Captain James Cook.]
      • [Illustration: The Ice Islands.]
      • [Illustration: The Death of Cook.]
      • CHAPTER VIII 1785-1792 ROBERT GRAY, THE AMERICAN DISCOVERER OF THE COLUMBIA
      • [Illustration: Departure of the Columbia and the Lady Washington. Drawn by George Davidson, a member of the Expedition. Photographed by courtesy of the present owner, Mrs. Abigail Quincy Twombly.]
      • [Illustration: Charles Bulfinch.]
      • [Illustration: Medals commemorating Columbia and Lady Washington cruise.]
      • [Illustration: Building the first American Ship on the Pacific Coast. Photographed by courtesy of Mrs. Abigail Quincy Twombly, a descendant of Gray.]
      • [Illustration: Feather Cloak worn by a son of an Hawaiian Chief, at the celebration in honor of Gray's return. Photographed by courtesy of Mrs. Joy, the present owner.]
      • [Illustration: John Derby, from the portrait by Gilbert Stuart, by courtesy of the owner, Dr. George B. Shattuck.]
      • [Illustration: Map of Gray's two voyages, resulting in the discovery of the Columbia.]
      • [Illustration: A View of the Columbia River.]
      • [Illustration: At the Mouth of the Columbia River.]
      • CHAPTER IX 1778-1790 JOHN LEDYARD, THE FORERUNNER OF LEWIS AND CLARK
      • [Illustration: Ledyard in his dugout, from a contemporaneous print.]
      • CHAPTER X 1779-1794 GEORGE VANCOUVER, LAST OF PACIFIC COAST EXPLORERS
      • [Illustration: Captain George Vancouver.]
      • [Illustration: The Columbia in a Squall.]
      • [Illustration: The Discovery on the Rocks.]
      • [Illustration: Indian Settlement at Nootka.]
      • [Illustration: Reindeer Herd in Siberia.]
      • PART III
      • CHAPTER XI 1579-1867 THE RUSSIAN AMERICAN FUR COMPANY
      • [Illustration: Raised Reindeer Sledges.]
      • [Illustration: John Jacob Astor.]
      • [Illustration: Sitka from the Sea.]
      • CHAPTER XII 1747-1818 BARANOF, THE LITTLE CZAR OF THE PACIFIC
      • [Illustration: Alexander Baranof.]
      • INDEX
      • A
      • B
      • C
      • D
      • E
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      • G
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    • [Illustration: Peter the Great.]
    • [Illustration: Map of Course followed by Bering.]
    • [Illustration: The St. Peter and St. Paul, from a rough sketch by Bering's comrade, Steller, the scientist.]
    • CHAPTER II 1741-1743 CONTINUATION OF BERING, THE DANE
    • [Illustration: Steller's Arch on Bering Island, named after the scientist Steller, of Bering's Expedition.]
    • [Illustration: A Glacier]
    • [Illustration: Sea Cows.]
    • [Illustration: Seals in a Rookery on Bering Island.]
    • CHAPTER III 1741-1760 THE SEA-OTTER HUNTERS
    • CHAPTER IV 1760-1770 THE OUTLAW HUNTERS
    • CHAPTER V 1768-1772 COUNT MAURITIUS BENYOWSKY, THE POLISH PIRATE
    • [Illustration: Mauritius Augustus, Count Benyowsky.]
    • PART II
    • CHAPTER VI 1562-1595 FRANCIS DRAKE IN CALIFORNIA
    • [Illustration: Sir John Hawkins.]
    • [Illustration: Queen Elizabeth knighting Drake.]
    • [Illustration: The Golden Hind.]
    • [Illustration: Francis Drake.]
    • [Illustration: The Crowning of Drake in California.]
    • [Illustration: The Silver Map of the World. Both sides of a medal struck off at the time of Drake's return to England, commemorating his voyage around the world. The faint dotted line shows the course sailed by him in the Golden Hind.]
    • CHAPTER VII 1728-1779 CAPTAIN COOK IN AMERICA
    • [Illustration: Captain James Cook.]
    • [Illustration: The Ice Islands.]
    • [Illustration: The Death of Cook.]
    • CHAPTER VIII 1785-1792 ROBERT GRAY, THE AMERICAN DISCOVERER OF THE COLUMBIA
    • [Illustration: Departure of the Columbia and the Lady Washington. Drawn by George Davidson, a member of the Expedition. Photographed by courtesy of the present owner, Mrs. Abigail Quincy Twombly.]
    • [Illustration: Charles Bulfinch.]
    • [Illustration: Medals commemorating Columbia and Lady Washington cruise.]
    • [Illustration: Building the first American Ship on the Pacific Coast. Photographed by courtesy of Mrs. Abigail Quincy Twombly, a descendant of Gray.]
    • [Illustration: Feather Cloak worn by a son of an Hawaiian Chief, at the celebration in honor of Gray's return. Photographed by courtesy of Mrs. Joy, the present owner.]
    • [Illustration: John Derby, from the portrait by Gilbert Stuart, by courtesy of the owner, Dr. George B. Shattuck.]
    • [Illustration: Map of Gray's two voyages, resulting in the discovery of the Columbia.]
    • [Illustration: A View of the Columbia River.]
    • [Illustration: At the Mouth of the Columbia River.]
    • CHAPTER IX 1778-1790 JOHN LEDYARD, THE FORERUNNER OF LEWIS AND CLARK
    • [Illustration: Ledyard in his dugout, from a contemporaneous print.]
    • CHAPTER X 1779-1794 GEORGE VANCOUVER, LAST OF PACIFIC COAST EXPLORERS
    • [Illustration: Captain George Vancouver.]
    • [Illustration: The Columbia in a Squall.]
    • [Illustration: The Discovery on the Rocks.]
    • [Illustration: Indian Settlement at Nootka.]
    • [Illustration: Reindeer Herd in Siberia.]
    • PART III
    • CHAPTER XI 1579-1867 THE RUSSIAN AMERICAN FUR COMPANY
    • [Illustration: Raised Reindeer Sledges.]
    • [Illustration: John Jacob Astor.]
    • [Illustration: Sitka from the Sea.]
    • CHAPTER XII 1747-1818 BARANOF, THE LITTLE CZAR OF THE PACIFIC
    • [Illustration: Alexander Baranof.]
    • INDEX
    • A
    • B
    • C
    • D
    • E
    • F
    • G
    • H
    • I
    • J
    • K
    • L
    • M
    • N
    • O
    • P
    • Q
    • R
    • S
    • T
    • U
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    • W
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