By Glyndwr Williams
Within the 300 years considering that his dying, Cook's popularity has been a lot mentioned, opinion starting from Britain's social gathering of his fulfillment to extra subjective tests of the long term implications of his voyages in these nations of the Pacific which he visited. The 13 essays during this publication, grouped in 4 sections, proceed the controversy. 'The Years in England' disguise Cook's Whitby history and the half performed by way of the Royal Society within the Pacific ventures of the interval; 'The Pacific Voyages' investigates the conflict among the Endeavour's staff and Aborigines at the banks of the Endeavour River; the method wherein prepare dinner and his crews turned 'Polynesianised'; Cook's stopover at to the Hawaiian Islands; and his stopover at to Nootka Sound on his ultimate voyage. 'Captain cook dinner and his Contemporaries' perspectives different eu explorers within the Pacific, and concludes with an research of Russian attitudes in the direction of cook dinner. 'The Legacy of Captain prepare dinner' compares Cook's dying on Hawaii and the later killing of a missionary on Eromanga; examines fluctuations in Cook's acceptance; and describes existence on board the reproduction of the Endeavour.
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67 HUA. 1755). 68 HUA. 1766. 69 HUA. 1722/3. 64 32 COOK AND THE NORTH YORKSHIRE QUAKERS Cook took an equally strong line on immoderate behaviour, particularly the excesses of drunkenness on board ship. In August 1764, while he was acting as the ‘King’s Surveyor’ at Newfoundland and Master of the schooner Grenville, some of his crew took advantage of his indisposition after an accident, and in their drunken state planned a mutiny. It came to nothing. 70 Another case of drunkenness was recorded on the Endeavour in April 1770.
Geoffrey Graham, Captain James Cook, ‘Servant and friend’ of Captain John Walker (Whitby, 1986), unpaginated. 5 Ibid. 6 For details, see Collingridge, Captain Cook, p. 28. The house is now the home of the Captain Cook Memorial Museum (hereafter CCMM). 7 Printed in EV, pp. 505–9, RAV, pp. 689, 696–9, 960. 8 For details see Graham, Captain James Cook. 9 Whitby Literary and Philosophical Society (hereafter WLPS). C126. Cook to Walker, 17 August 1771. Printed in EV, pp. 505–6. 10 CCMM. 1. Cook to Captain William Hammond, 1 August 1772.
36 EV, p. 347 and n. 4. 18 COOK’S NURSERY lists of food bought – cabbages, carrots and potatoes, as well as oatmeal and biscuits, to supplement the meat, fresh and salted. To drink there was beer, a certain amount of spirits, and on coastal trips, milk for the boys. Fresh fish was bought at sea, soft bread whenever a port was visited. The cook was paid extra, as a petty officer, in the wages bills. The cabin was provided with tea – for the officers. As a mate Cook would have reached the ‘tea’ grade, and the right to sit and drink it in the cabin.
Captain Cook: Explorations and Reassessments (Regions and Regionalism in History) by Glyndwr Williams