George Vancouver

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Noun1.George Vancouver - English navigator remembered for his exploration of the Pacific coast of North America (1757-1798)George Vancouver - English navigator remembered for his exploration of the Pacific coast of North America (1757-1798)
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Excerpts date from the time of Captain Cook (1785) and Captain Vancouver (1798) to the present day.
At one of them, a dance at the Governor's residence in Monterey, "the two Sandwich Island women at the request of Captain Vancouver exhibited their manner of singing & dancing, which did not appear to afford much entertainment to the Spanish Ladies" (Menzies 283-84).
the American Marco Polo John Ledyard, or Fanny Burney's sailor historian brother James, or the American mariner Robert Gray, or the botanist who sailed with Captain Vancouver, Archibald Menzies, and have a mini-feast.