Excerpt from Voyage of Discovery to the North Pacific Ocean, and Round the World, Vol. 2: In Which the Coast of North-West America Has Been Carefully Examined and Accurately Surveyed, 1798
Thursday morning discovered our anchorage to be in a most excellent small bay, within three fourths of a mile of the nearest shore, bearing by compass south; one point of the bay bearing N. 56 W., the other S. 73 E. the former at the distance of 2½, the latter about 3 miles. The herds of cattle and flocks of sheep grazing on the surrounding hills were a fight we had long been strangers to, and brought to our minds many pleasing reflections. These indicated that the residence of their proprietors could not be far remote, though we could perceive neither habitations nor inhabitants.
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