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Identifier: 
MS642f461
Title: 
MISCELLANY, MAINLY CONCERNING PARLIAMENTARY PROCEEDINGS
Description: 
'The voyage of Capt. Cowley, a Papist' (a title added in the hand of Thomas Tenison, Archbishop of Canterbury). A narrative by Ambrose Cowley, or William Ambrosia Cowley, of his circumnavigation of the globe, during which he surveyed the Galapagos Islands, August 1683 - October 1686. The first two pages (441, 443) form a separate narrative by an unknown crew member of the ship Nicholas, also bound for the South Seas, which encountered Cowley's ship en route, June 1683-c. March 1684. Cowley's journal was printed as "Cowley's Voyage Round the Globe" in William Hacke, ed., 'A Collection of Original Voyages ' ( London, 1699).
Date: 
Jun 1683-Oct 1686
Rights: 
LPL