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The Pamphlet Collection of Sir Robert Stout: Volume 64

North Pacific

page 91

North Pacific.

Name of Group. Foreign Resi-dents. Government. Imports £ Exports £ General Remarks.
Bonin Islands 30 Spanish No native population. A few Japanese. Lloyd's Harbour, a very good one.
Ladrone or Marian Islands Spanish The fleet of Prince Maurice, of Nassau, refreshed at Guam, 1625.
Pelow Islands Native King & Spanish. Antelope wrecked, 1783; Prince Lee Boo accompanied survivors to England.
Caroline Islands 120 Native Chiefs Many excellent Harbours. Great resort of Whalers. Severe Hurricanes. Natives faithless and treacherous. Enormous ruins.
Marshall or Mulgrave Islands 6 Native Chiefs Radick and Rallick Chains.
Gilbert or Kingsmill Islds. Native King On the Equator. Severe hurricanes. Degraded and savage type of Natives.
Sandwich Islds.(1871) 5,500 Monarchy and Constitution since 1840 325,176 378,413 Cook killed at Hawaii, 1778. Independence recognised, 1843. Sugar principal export.