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WITH A PART OF THE CREW OF
HIS MAJESTY'S SHIP BOUNTY,
IN AN OPEN BOAT,
Over Twelve Hundred Leagues of the Ocean ;
IN THE YEAR
TO WHICH IS ADDED,
Remainder of the Crew of said Ship.
DANGEROUS VOYAGE, ,
BY CAPTAIN BLIGH,
In an open Boat, in the Year 1789.
FORMER navigators having discovered a prolific and salutary vegetable in the South Sea İslands, which was used by the natives instead of bread, it occurred to the merchants and others interested in our West India possessions, that the introduction of it on their property would be extremely beneficial. The nature of the climate, and the strength of the plant, seemed to promise luxuriant fruit; and, from various observations made in different voyages, there appeared to be little doubt that its cultivation in the West Indies would be attended with success.