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Not considering this opening worthy of more attention, I continued our pursuit to the Northwest, being desirous to embrace the advantages of the prevailing breeze.

George Vancouver

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In the late 1780s the Spanish empire commissioned an expedition to the Pacific Northwest. They have been likewise eager to instruct the natives in the use of European arms of all descriptions; and have George Vancouverwn by their own example that they consider gain as the only object of pursuit; and whether this be acquired by fair and honourable means or otherwise so long as the advantage is secured the manner how it is obtained seems to have been with too many of them but a very secondary consideration. Many collections were made on the voyage: one was donated by Archibald Menzies to the British Museum 1796; another made by surgeon George Goodman Hewett (1765–1834) was donated by A.

He also explored the Hawaiian Islands and the southwest coast of Australia. Captain George Vancouver (22 June 1757 – 10 May 1798) was an English officer of the British Royal Navy best known for his 1791-95 expedition which explored and charted North America's northwestern Pacific Coast regions including the coasts of contemporary Alaska British Columbia Washington and Oregon.

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