Anson's Voyage Round the World The Text Reduced
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Anson's Voyage Round the World The Text Reduced

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  • ANSON'S VOYAGE ROUND THE WORLD.
    • THE TEXT REDUCED.
      • WITH INTRODUCTION, NOTES AND GLOSSARY
        • BY
      • BY
      • H.W. HOUSEHOLD, M.A.
        • FORMERLY ASSISTANT MASTER AT CLIFTON COLLEGE.
      • FORMERLY ASSISTANT MASTER AT CLIFTON COLLEGE.
    • WITH INTRODUCTION, NOTES AND GLOSSARY
      • BY
    • BY
    • H.W. HOUSEHOLD, M.A.
      • FORMERLY ASSISTANT MASTER AT CLIFTON COLLEGE.
    • FORMERLY ASSISTANT MASTER AT CLIFTON COLLEGE.
    • INTRODUCTION.
  • ANSON'S VOYAGE ROUND THE WORLD.
    • CHAPTER 1. PURPOSE OF THE VOYAGE.--COMPOSITION OF THE SQUADRON--MADEIRA.
    • CHAPTER 2. SPANISH PREPARATIONS--FATE OF PIZARRO'S SQUADRON.
    • CHAPTER 3. FROM MADEIRA TO ST. CATHERINE'S--UNHEALTHINESS OF THE SQUADRON.
    • CHAPTER 4. THE COMMODORE'S INSTRUCTIONS--BAD WEATHER--NARROW ESCAPE OF THE PEARL--ST JULIAN.
    • CHAPTER 5. FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS--TIERRA DEL FUEGO--THE STRAITS OF LE MAIRE.
    • CHAPTER 6. HEAVY GALES--A LONG BATTLE WITH WIND AND SEA--THE CENTURION LOSES HER CONSORTS.
    • CHAPTER 7. OUTBREAK OF SCURVY*--DANGER OF SHIPWRECK.
    • CHAPTER 8. JUAN FERNANDEZ--THE TRIAL REJOINS.
    • CHAPTER 9. THE SICK LANDED--ALEXANDER SELKIRK*--SEALS AND SEA-LIONS.
    • CHAPTER 10. REAPPEARANCE OF THE GLOUCESTER--DISTRESS ON BOARD--HER EFFORTS TO ENTER THE BAY.
    • CHAPTER 11. TRACES OF SPANISH CRUISERS--ARRIVAL OF THE ANNA PINK.
    • CHAPTER 12. THE WRECK OF THE WAGER--A MUTINY.
    • CHAPTER 13. THE WRECK OF THE WAGER (CONTINUED)--THE ADVENTURES OF THE CAPTAIN'S PARTY.
    • CHAPTER 14. THE LOSSES FROM SCURVY--STATE AND PROSPECTS OF THE SQUADRON.
    • CHAPTER 15. A PRIZE--SPANISH PREPARATIONS--A NARROW ESCAPE.
    • CHAPTER 16. THE COMMODORE'S PLANS--ANOTHER PRIZE--THE TRIAL DESTROYED..
    • CHAPTER 17. MORE CAPTURES--ALARM OF THE COAST--PAITA.
    • CHAPTER 18. THE ATTACK ON PAITA.
    • CHAPTER 19. THE ATTACK ON PAITA (CONTINUED)--KIND TREATMENT AND RELEASE OF THE PRISONERS--THEIR GRATITUDE.
    • CHAPTER 20. A CLEVER TRICK. WATERING AT QUIBO. CATCHING THE TURTLE.
    • CHAPTER 21. DELAY AND DISAPPOINTMENT--CHASING A HEATH FIRE--ACAPULCO--THE Manila GALLEON--FRESH HOPES.
    • CHAPTER 22. THE Manila* TRADE.
    • CHAPTER 23. WAITING FOR THE GALLEON--DISAPPOINTMENT--CHEQUETAN.
    • CHAPTER 24. THE PRIZES SCUTTLED--NEWS OF THE SQUADRON REACHES ENGLAND--BOUND FOR CHINA.
    • CHAPTER 25. DELAYS AND ACCIDENTS--SCURVY AGAIN--A LEAK--THE GLOUCESTER ABANDONED.
    • CHAPTER 26. THE LADRONES SIGHTED--TINIAN.
    • CHAPTER 27. LANDING THE SICK. CENTURION DRIVEN TO SEA.
    • CHAPTER 28. ANSON CHEERS HIS MEN--PLANS FOR ESCAPE--RETURN OF THE CENTURION.
    • CHAPTER 29. THE CENTURION AGAIN DRIVEN TO SEA--HER RETURN--DEPARTURE FROM TINIAN.
    • CHAPTER 30. CHINESE FISHING FLEETS--ARRIVAL AT MACAO.
    • CHAPTER 31. MACAO--INTERVIEW WITH THE GOVERNOR--A VISIT TO CANTON.
    • CHAPTER 32. A LETTER TO THE VICEROY--A CHINESE MANDARIN--THE CENTURION IS REFITTED AND PUTS TO SEA.
    • CHAPTER 33. WAITING FOR THE Manila GALLEON.
    • CHAPTER 34. THE CAPTURE OF THE GALLEON.
    • CHAPTER 35. SECURING THE PRISONERS--MACAO AGAIN--AMOUNT OF THE TREASURE.
    • CHAPTER 36. THE CANTON RIVER--NEGOTIATING WITH THE CHINESE--PRISONERS RELEASED.
    • CHAPTER 37. CHINESE TRICKERY.
    • CHAPTER 38. PREPARATIONS FOR A VISIT TO CANTON.
    • CHAPTER 39. STORES AND PROVISIONS--A FIRE IN CANTON--SAILORS AS FIREMEN--THE VICEROY'S GRATITUDE.
    • CHAPTER 40. ANSON RECEIVED BY THE VICEROY--CENTURION SETS SAIL--TABLE BAY--SPITHEAD.
    • GLOSSARY
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