An Account of a Voyage for the Discovery of a North-West Passage by Hudson’s Streights, to the Western and Southern Ocean of America. Performed in the Year 1746 and 1747, in the Ship California, Capt. Francis Smith , Commander. By the Clerk of the California.


The little found in these volumes concerning reading and writing has to do with the documents of the expedition itself, as well as the account of earlier voyages.