The Tonga Book
February 1805 — June 1811
The remarkable adventures of young William Mariner on a voyage around the world and his long sojourn in the islands of Tonga wherein he gives us a full account of the inhabitants of those islands and the conduct of their lives.
By Paul W. Dale
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© Copyright 2011, Paul W. Dale
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Text taken from the original book by Dr. John Martin and Mr. William Mariner published in 1817 is set in this typeface. The remarks, explanations, and annotations of the author are set in brackets, [ ], or in separate paragraphs in italics.
Chapter One — The Voyage Out