Mirror of Literature,  7 (1826), 185–86.

Lord Byron's Visit to the Sandwich Islands.—Monument to Captain Cook





Exploration, Heroism, Ethnography, Collecting

    The article reports the raising of a monument to Cook in the Sandwich Islands by George A Byron. It is also reported that, the 'natives of the islands having embraced Christianity, the Regent gave permission to Lord Byron to visit the sacred sepulchre, and take therefrom whatever relics of their former religion he wished to posses'.

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