Narrative of a voyage to the southern Atlantic Ocean in the years 1828, 29, 30: performed in H. M. Sloop Chanticleer under the command of the late Captain Henry Foster, F.R.S. &c., by order of the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty, Volume 1
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Appointed Surgeon of the Chanticleer Objects of
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