A VOYAGE OF DISCOVERY
Fresh breezes and very pleasant weather from the N. W. quarter: the nights were cool and the days warm, having a clear sun We had no boats off till after breakfast, when two came full of visitors, dressed in a superior style to any we had yet seen. In each were some soldiers carrying small spears, that were as staffs to their colours, which were a blue sattin field, with their arms in yellow characters. The hats of the Soldiers were decorated with peacock's feathers. They made me a present of salt fish, rice, and sea-weed (fucus Sacharinus).
After many inquiries respecting us, we plainly saw they were
These great men were dressed in the same form as the others
Under their chins, as if tying their large black hats, they had a