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NARRATIVE

OF THE

DISCOVERY OF THE FATE

OF

LA PÉROUSE.

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NARRATIVE

AND

6

SUCCESSFUL RESULT

OF A

VOYAGE IN THE SOUTH SEAS,

PERFORMED BY ORDER OF THE

GOVERNMENT OF BRITISH INDIA,

TO ASCERTAIN

THE ACTUAL FATE

OF

LA PÉROUSE'S EXPEDITION,

INTERSPERSED WITH

ACCOUNTS OF THE RELIGION, MANNERS, CUSTOMS,

AND CANNIBAL PRACTICES

OF THE

SOUTH SEA ISLANDERS.

BY THE

CHEVALIER CAPT. P. DILLON,
Member of the Legion of Honour; of the Aslatic Society of Bengal, and of the Geographical

Society of Paris :
Commander of the Hon. East-India Company's Ship Research.

IN TWO VOLUMES.

VOL. I.

LONDON:
'HURST, CHANCE, AND CO., ST. PAUL'S CHURCH-YARD.

444,

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