A Voyage to the Pacific Ocean

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A Voyage to the Pacific Ocean

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[Elizabeth Carter to Elizabeth Vesey, 21 August 1784:] "Have you read Captain Cook"s last voyages? I have just finished them. The description of the savage inhabitants of the southern climates is a fine eloge of a [italics]state of nature[end italics], of which one species of philosophers is fond of speaking in such rapturous terms! I was heartily glad to take my leave of those barbarians, and to find myself among the harmless gentle contented race, that dwell on the borders of the arctic circle [...] they enjoy the blessings of a mild government, and the illumination of the Christian religion. Ever since I read this account, I have felt a very high respect for the Russians, to whose humanity and instructions the inhabitants of Kamtschatka owe their inestimable advantages."

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A Series of Letters Between Mrs Elizabeth Carter and Miss Catherine Talbot, from the year 1741 to 1770. To which are added, Letters from Mrs Elizabeth Carter to Mrs Vesey, between the years 1763 and 1787

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A Series of Letters Between Mrs Elizabeth Carter and Miss Catherine Talbot, from the year 1741 to 1770. To which are added, Letters from Mrs Elizabeth Carter to Mrs Vesey, between the years 1763 and 1787
http://eured.univ-lemans.fr/dbworkshop/index.php/Detail/objects/90210
Accessed on 2020/11/01 01:05:13

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A Voyage to the Pacific Ocean

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Evidence

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Source

A Series of Letters Between Mrs Elizabeth Carter and Miss Catherine Talbot, from the year 1741 to 1770. To which are added, Letters from Mrs Elizabeth Carter to Mrs Vesey, between the years 1763 and 1787

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http://eured.univ-lemans.fr/dbworkshop/index.php/Detail/objects/90210
Accessed on 2020/11/01 01:05:14

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