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These are to certify the Principal officers and Commissioners of His Majesty's Navy that the Articles of war and abstract of the Act of Parliament for the encouragement of seamen etc were read on board His Majestys Sloop Discovery between the ist of April 1791 and the date hereof as prescribed by the said Act.
Dated on board His Majestys said Sloop at sea the
(Signed) Geo. Vancouver, Capt.
J. Whidbey, Master
MUSTER TABLE OF HIS MAJESTY'S SHIP THE CHATHAM
ARMED TENDER BETWEEN THE 1ST DAY OF MAY
COMPLEMENT 45 MEN
PLACE AND COUNTY
Wm. Robt. Broughton Lieut. & Commander
2nd Lieut. James Johnstone Master Wm. Wager
O'R Mt'r David Dorman
A. B. Adam Brown
A. B. Charles Maskill
A. B. afterwards
Q’nd M'r Mate
Gunner Wm. Walker 2nd, Surgeon John Rycraft
A. B. Thos. Heddington Mid. Chas. Guthrie
Bo. Mte. Thos. Miller
Q’ M’tr Wm. House
Boats'n Wm. Howard
Gun'r Mate John Rogers
Q'r M'tr Mate James Beckett
PLACE AND COUNTY
James Webster Bo. M'te
A. B. John Best
Cook James Bray
Carp'r William Nicholl
'91 then A. B.
These are to certify the Principal Officers and Commissioners of His Majesty's Navy that the Articles of War and the Abstract of the Act of Parliament were read to the Ship’s Company agreeable to the general printed instructions.
(Signed) W. R. Broughton, Lieut. & Commander
J. Johnstone, Master
William House, Boatswain Marines borne as part of the Complement p Admiralty Order:
Sergt John Fellbrook; privates John Rose, Peter Farris, James Landon, John Langley, Wm. Clark, Richard Stephens, Arthur Botting, John Reyners, Josh Potten.
(Signed) W. R. Broughton, Lieut. & Comm’d
J. Johnstone, Master
Admirals, degrees and grades of, 3. Broughton, William Robert, 13, 52;
biography of, 264.
Burial-place of Vancouver, 20.
Burrard, Sir Harry, biography of, 188.
Bute, John Stuart, Third Earl of,
biography of, 223.
Bute's Canal named, 223.
Caamano, Lieutenant Jacinto, 38.
Call's Channel named, 261.
Calvert's Islands, 283.
Camelford, Lord, remarkable record of,
Canal de Haro, 2.
Cape Disappointment, 62.
Cavalho, of Macao, 27.
Chatham, armed tender, 12.
Chatham, muster table, 339.
Chatham, Second Earl of, biography of,
Chinook Jargon, birthplace of, 44.
Colnett, Captain, 26.
Columbia River, discovery of, 35; Van-
couver denies its existence, 84.
Commerce at Nootka, 329.
Cook, Captain James, 9, 23, 24.
Cook Inlet examined, 13.
Coolidge, Captain R. D., 35.
Cypress Island named, 177.
Dædalus, storeship, 290.
Vancouver, 21, 69, 81.
Deception Passage named, 178.
Hardwicke, Third Earl of, biography of,
Harwood, Edward, 214.
Harwood's Island named, 214.
Haswell, Robert, 34.
war, 3; sloop on the rocks, 276. Hood's Canal named, 109.
Howe, Admiral Earl, 2; biography of, 193.
Howe's Sound named, 193.
Indians, observations of, 4, 85, 124, 131,
139, 147, 162, 186, 198, 221, 233, 257.
Ingraham, Captain Joseph, 35, 320.
Iron and copper among Indians, 38.
Jervis, Admiral Sir John, biography of,
Jervis's Canal named, 202.
Jesup Expedition, 4.
Jewitt's Journal read at Nootka one
Johnstone, James, biography of, 237.
Johnstone's Straits named, 237.
Juan de Fuca, Straits of, 26.
Kendrick, Captain John, 33.
“King George-man," 46.
Knight, Sir John, biography of, 262.
Knight's Channel named, 262.
Loughborough, First Baron, biography
McGee, Captain James, 35.
Maquinna, Chief of Nootka India ns, 28,
41, 233, 236, 249, 252, 258, 303, 314.
Marrowstone Point named, 99.
Marshall, William, biography of, 213.
Menzies, Archibald, 70; biography of,
295; promoted to surgeon's place,
Monroe Doctrine, beginning of, 10. Point Grey named, 185.
Point Marshall named, 213.
Point Mary named, 219.
Point Menzies named, 295.
Point Mudge named, 226.
Point Partridge named, 173.
Point Philip named, 270.
Point Sarah named, 219.
Poles at New Dungeness, 85.
Port Cox, 28.
Port Discovery, 3; named, 89.
Quadra and Vancouver, 304. Portlock, Nathaniel, 26.
Port Neville named, 252.
Port Orchard named, 135.
Port Susan named, 169.
Port Townshend named, 95.
Potlatch, meaning of, 44.
Promotion of officers, 330.
Prophecy of future greatness of the
Protection Island, 89.
Puget, Peter, 2, 70; biography of, 148.
Quadra and Vancouver Island, 51;
partnership name conferred, 317.
Quimper, Ensign Manuel, 36.
Rainier, Rear-Admiral, biography of, 99.
Restoration Point named, 156.
Rivers, First Baron, biography of, 292.
Rivers's Channel named, 292.
Roberts, Captain Henry, 10, 11; biog-
raphy of, 182.
Rosario Strait, 2, 38.
Royal Academy of History at Madrid
aids in working up life of Quadra, 55.
Safety Cove, 295.
St. Patrick's Bay, 26.
Salter, Captain John, massacre of his
crew at Nootka, 40.