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The trading voyages of Andrew Cheyne, 1841-1844

Cheyne, Andrew

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This is the record o f one man{u2019}s voyages in the Western Pacific in the 1840s, told by himself. At an early age, Andrew Cheyne came from the Shetland Islands to seek his fortune in the Pacific area, and, being a competent and trustworthy young man, was soon engaged in a series of trading voyages for different ship owners. In the four voyages described he searched for sandalwood, beche-de-mer, and other tropical produce at the Isle of Pines, New Caledonia, the Loyalty Islands and the...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Press (1965-Present)
Date published: 1971
Type: Book
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/115108
Access Rights: Open Access

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