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The Pamphlet Collection of Sir Robert Stout: Volume 64

Eastern Polynesia

Eastern Polynesia.

Marquesas French, 1842 Bad Harbours. Fine race of Natives.
Paumota, or Low Archipelago French Protectorate, 1846 Eighteen uninhabited. Great pearl shell fishery.
Taihiti, or (1871) Society Islands French Protectorate, 1846 120,000 90,000 Cotton principally exported.
Georgian Islands Native Government. Independence from Tahiti recognized. Fair code of laws. Two of the Islands under French protection.
Anstral, or Tebai Islands Native Chiefs Good Harbour in Rapa. Beautiful climate.
Cook's, or Hervey Islands. 30 Native Queen and Chiefs No harbours. Beautiful climate. Hurricanes occasionally.