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
31st May 1791

(Signed) Geo. Vancouver, Capt.

J. Whidbey, Master
Thos. Keld, Boatswain









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Wm. Robt. Broughton Lieut. & Commander
James Hanson

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
John Messingham A. B.
William Gamble A. B.
John Wilkinson O'r M'tr Mate
Edward Bell

Sandford Martin Carp'r
Wm. Gifford

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

Carp. Mate

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James Webster Bo. M'te
Hawkins Lloyd A. B.
James Robinson A. B.
Thomas Deacon A. B.
David Munro

A. B.
Geo. Rosewell A. B.
Wm. Bennett

A. B. John Best

Cook James Bray

Carp'r William Nicholl

Surgeon Mate
John Sheriff

Master's Mate
James Wood Scott Mid.
John Miller Garnier Mid.
Wm. Le Meswier M’r Mte. to 31 Mar.

'91 then A. B.
Henry Barfleur A. B.
Thomas Young A. B.
James Etchinson A. B.
Edward Williams A. B.
Thomas Townsend Q'r M'r after Sail-

William Willson Q'r M'r Mate
Aug's Boyd Grant Mid.
Edmund Atkinson M'r Mate
James Coote

A. B.

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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
William House, Boatswain


I 20.

Admirals, degrees and grades of, 3. Broughton, William Robert, 13, 52;
Admiralty Inlet named, 166.

biography of, 264.
Adventurer, schooner built at Clayoquot Burial customs of the Indians, 124.
by Americans, 34.

Burial-place of Vancouver, 20.
Agricultural possibilities of the country, Burrard Inlet named, 188.

Burrard, Sir Harry, biography of, 188.
Alaska, discovery of, 22.

Bute, John Stuart, Third Earl of,
Alava, General, 39.

biography of, 223.
Alberni Canal, 26.

Bute's Canal named, 223.
Alberni Document, 36.
Alleviation Island named, 235.

Caamano, Lieutenant Jacinto, 38.
American captains appear on the coast, Call, Sir John, biography of, 261.

Call's Channel named, 261.
Anian, fabled Straits of, I.

Calvert's Islands, 283.
Anvil Island named, 191.

Camelford, Lord, remarkable record of,
Appendix: Muster tables of Discovery 15.
and Chatham, 335.

Canal de Haro, 2.
Arriago, 38.

Cape Disappointment, 62.
Arrival of Vancouver at Nootka, 302. Cape Flattery, 73.
Artists with Vancouver, 47.

Cavalho, of Macao, 27.
Asiatic origin of Indians, 4.

Chatham, armed tender, 12.
“Astoria,” 47.

Chatham, muster table, 339.
Australia, 12.

Chatham, Second Earl of, biography of,

Baker, Joseph, biography of, 82. Cheslakees, Indian Chief, 252, 255, 258,
Barclay, Captain, 26.

Barclay Sound, 26.

China, II.
Barrington, Daines, "Miscellanies,” 4. Chinese laborers at Nootka, 28.
Bellingham Bay named, 209.

Chinook Jargon, birthplace of, 44.
Bellingham, Sir William, biography of, Clayoquot Sound, 28, 71.

Colnett, Captain, 26.
Bering, Vitus, 22.

Columbia River, discovery of, 35; Van-
Biography of Bodega y Quadra, 50.

couver denies its existence, 84.
Biography of Vancouver, 7.

Commerce at Nootka, 329.
Birch Bay named, 210.

Cook, Captain James, 9, 23, 24.
Bodega y Quadra, 4, 23, 50.

Cook Inlet examined, 13.
“Boston-man,” 46.

Coolidge, Captain R. D., 35.
Boston owners of first American ships Cranstoun, Surgeon, discharged, 318.
in the Pacific, 34.

Cypress Island named, 177.
Brabant, Rev. Father A. J., 44.
Brig Venus met, 289.

Dædalus, storeship, 290.
British ships and crews seized by Span- Davidson, Professor George, tribute to
iards at Nootka, 32.

Vancouver, 21, 69, 81.
Broughton's Archipelago named, 264. Deception Bay, 62.


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Deception Passage named, 178.

Hardwicke, Third Earl of, biography of,
Deep Sea Bluff named, 263.

De Fuca, Juan, Strait of, 27, 29, 67. Hardwicke's Island named, 238.
Departure from Noot ka, 334.

Harwood, Edward, 214.
Desolation Sound named, 229.

Harwood's Island named, 214.
Destruction Island, 65.

Haswell, Robert, 34.
Discipline, Vancouver criticised for, 15. Hazel Point named, 105.
Discovery, muster table, 335; sloop of Hood, Lord, 2; biography of, 109.

war, 3; sloop on the rocks, 276. Hood's Canal named, 109.
Dixon, George, 26.


Howe, Admiral Earl, 2; biography of, 193.
Douglas, William, 27.

Howe's Sound named, 193.
Drake, Sir Francis, 22.
Duffin, Robert, testimony at Nootka, 325. Indian children offered for sale, 92. 92
Duncan, Captain, 26.

Indians, observations of, 4, 85, 124, 131,
Duncan Rock, 74.

139, 147, 162, 186, 198, 221, 233, 257.
Dungeness, New, 79.

Ingraham, Captain Joseph, 35, 320.

Iron and copper among Indians, 38.
Early sovereignty, relative claims, 5.
Elisa, Lieutenant Francisco, 36.

Jervis, Admiral Sir John, biography of,
Exploring expedition, complete list of
party, Appendix, 335.

Jervis's Canal named, 202.

Jesup Expedition, 4.
Fidalgo, Lieutenant Salvador, 36. Jewitt, John R., enslaved by Nootka
Fife's Passage named, 266.

Indians, 41.
Fireworks displayed, 318.

Jewitt's Journal read at Nootka one
First picture made of Mount Rainier, hundred years later, 47.

Johnstone, James, biography of, 237.
Fitzhugh Sound, 26, 283.

Johnstone's Straits named, 237.
Flags lowered at Nootka, 39.

Juan de Fuca, Straits of, 26.
Foulweather Bluff named, 102.
Friend Penn, 165.

Kendrick, Captain John, 33.
Fur hunters begin harvest, 25.

“King George-man," 46.

Knight, Sir John, biography of, 262.
Gallians, Dionisio, 38.

Knight's Channel named, 262.
Gardner, Sir Alan, 10, II; biography
of, 169.

Loughborough, First Baron, biography
Geographic names, summary of, 5.
George III, 2; biography of, 167. Loughborough's Channel named, 230.
Georgia, Gulf of, 2.
Gosnell, R. E., 37, 51.

McGee, Captain James, 35.
Gower, Sir Erasmus, biography of, McKey, with Nootka Indians, 26.

Maquinna, Chief of Nootka India ns, 28,
Gray, Captain Robert, 32, 69.

41, 233, 236, 249, 252, 258, 303, 314.
Gray's crew escape massacre, 72.

Marrowstone Point named, 99.
Gray's Harbor, discovery of, 35.

Marshall, William, biography of, 213.
Grenville, Lord, biography of, 64. Meares, John, 26, 27.
Grey, Captain George, biography of, 185. Meeting between American and British
Gulf of Georgia named, 167.

captains, 69.
Guyraldo, 38.

Menzies, Archibald, 70; biography of,

295; promoted to surgeon's place,
Hanna, James, 25.


of, 230.

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Monroe Doctrine, beginning of, 10. Point Grey named, 185.
“Most lovely country,” 128.

Point Marshall named, 213.
Mount Baker, 82.

Point Mary named, 219.
Mount Chatham, 3.

Point Menzies named, 295.
Mount Olympus named, 29.

Point Mudge named, 226.
Mount Rainier named, 99.

Point Partridge named, 173.
Mount Stephens named, 271.

Point Philip named, 270.
Mudge, Zachary, biography of, 226; sent Point Roberts named, 182.
home with despatches, 330.

Point Sarah named, 219.
Murder of Spanish boy at Nootka, 322. Point Upwood named, 205.
Mysterious poles erected by Indians, 85. Point Wilson named, 174.

Poles at New Dungeness, 85.
Neab Bay, name of, 307.

Port Cox, 28.
Neale, Sir Harry Burrard, 188.

Port Discovery, 3; named, 89.
Negotiations of diplomacy between Port Gardner named, 169.

Quadra and Vancouver, 304. Portlock, Nathaniel, 26.
New Albion, 70, 114.

Port Neville named, 252.
New Dungeness, 79.

Port Orchard named, 135.
New Georgia, 2; name conferred, 168. Portraits of Vancouver, 19.
New Hanover, 2.

Port Susan named, 169.
New Holland, 12.

Port Townshend named, 95.
New Zealand, 13.

Potlatch, meaning of, 44.
“No Body Knows What," 12.

Promotion of officers, 330.
Nootka Controversy, 32.

Prophecy of future greatness of the
Nootka Convention, 10.

country, 4.
Nootka Monument, 46.

Protection Island, 89.
Nootka Sound, 11, 22.

Puget, Peter, 2, 70; biography of, 148.
Northwest America, first vessel built on Puget Sound, 1; name conferred, 147.
this coast, 30.

Quadra and Vancouver Island, 51;
Oak Cove named, 102.

partnership name conferred, 317.
Observatory work at Birch Bay, 211. Quadra, Bodega y, 4, 23, 50.
Observatory work at Nootka, 332. Queen Charlotte, biography of, 282.
Observatory work at Port Discovery, 115. Queen Charlotte Islands, 71.
Official list of the members of the Van- Queen Charlotte Sound, 282.
couver expedition, 335.

Quimper, Ensign Manuel, 36.
Orchard, H. M., biography of, 135.

Rainier, Rear-Admiral, biography of, 99.
Passage Island named, 191.

Restoration Point named, 156.
Pearl Rocks, 284.

Rivers, First Baron, biography of, 292.
Penn's Cove named, 165.

Rivers's Channel named, 292.
Perez, Juan, 23.

Roberts, Captain Henry, 10, 11; biog-
Pierce, Lieutenant Thomas, 39.

raphy of, 182.
Point Addenbrooke named, 293.

Rosario Strait, 2, 38.
Point Atkinson named, 190.

Royal Academy of History at Madrid
Point Boyles named, 273.

aids in working up life of Quadra, 55.
Point Chatham named, 245.
Point Duff named, 266.

Safety Cove, 295.
Point Gordon named, 266.

St. Patrick's Bay, 26.
Point Gower named, 196.

Salter, Captain John, massacre of his
Point Grenville, 64.

crew at Nootka, 40.

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