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602 C H A P T E R I V Third and last Stay at Queen Charlotte’s Sound, in New Zeeland Repeated showers, and chilling squalls of wind, gave us a rough reception on the wild shores of New Zeeland. The season was not yet far advanced in this raw climate, and the withered foliage of the last year, had not made room on many trees for the verdure of spring. After dinner, we went on shore to examine the beach where we had twice before fixed our tents during this voyage, being desirous of seeing what was become of the bottle which contained a letter to captain Fur

110 C H A P T E R V I Passage from Dusky Bay to Queen Charlotte’s Sound—Junction with the Adventure— Transactions during our Stay there Having hoisted in our boat, which returned loaden with seals, we stood to the northward, with a heavy S. W. swell, and numerous sooty albatrosses and blue petrels attending us. As we advanced along shore, the mountains seemed to de- crease in height, and in four and twenty hours the thermometer rose 7½ degrees, having been at 46° on the day after we left Dusky Bay, and standing at 53½° the next morning at eight o’clock. On the

263 C H A P T E R I I Course from the Friendly Isles to New Zeeland—Separation from the Adventure— Second Stay in Queen Charlotte’s Sound We had no sooner left the torrid zone, than flocks of sea-fowls attended us on our course, and hovered lightly on the waves, which a favourable gale had raised. On the 12th an albatross appeared, among the rest of the inhabitants of the temperate zone, which never dare to cross the tropic, but roam from thence even to the polar circle; so carefully has nature allotted to each animal its proper place of abode. The weather

- panded their survey to include the Queen Charlotte Islands. Ricketts saw the two trips as the groundwork for the book “The Outer Shores” and the expedition he and Steinbeck would take together in the future, much like their 1940 Sea of Cortez trip. Ricketts recorded his 1945 and 1946 observations in his “New Series Note Books #3 and #4,” a series of oversized black volumes. In early 1948, he compiled his notes and recollections into the “Outer Shores Transcript,” documenting personal reflections and anecdotes as well as scientific data from both trips—a typescript

The Story of John and Abigail Adams in Europe

120 Announcement Announcements RPMS Institute of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (University of London) Molecular Biology for Obstetricians Symposium Location: Queen Charlotte's & Chelsea Hospital Date: October 2, 1989 Fee: £ 40 Advanced Course for Obstetricians and Gynaecologists Location: Queen Charlotte's & Chelsea Hospital Date: October 3-6, 1989 Fee: £ 160 Applications in both cases to: Symposium Secretary RPMS Institute of Obstetrics & Gynaecology Queen Charlotte's and Chelsea Hospital Goldhawk Road London W6 OXG Telephone: 01-740 3904

12 Announcement RPMS Institute of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (University of London) Neonatal Cardiology Symposium Location: Queen Charlotte's & Chelsea Hospital Date: May 18, 1990 Fee: £ 45 Applications to: Symposium Secretary RPMS Institute of Obstetrics & Gynaecology Queen Charlotte's and Chelsea Hospital Goldhawk Road London W6 OXG Telephone: 01-740 3904 Fax No: 01-741 1838 J. Perinat. Med. 18 (1990)

66 Announcement RPMS Institute of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (University of London) Perinatal Bereavement Symposium Location: Queen Charlotte's & Chelsea Hospital, London, U.K. Date: October 29, 1991 Fee: £ 50 Applications to: Symposium Secretary RPMS Institute of Obstetrics & Gynaecology Queen Charlotte's and Chelsea Hospital Goldhawk Road London W6 OXG U.K. Tel. 081-740 3904 J. Perinat. Med. 19 (1991)

150 Announcement RPMS Institute of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (University of London) Human Reproduction Symposium Location: Queen Charlotte's & Chelsea Hospital Date: November 24, 1989 Fee: £ 40 Applications to: Symposium Secretary RPMS Institute of Obstetrics & Gynaecology Queen Charlotte's and Chelsea Hospital Goldhawk Road London W6 OXG Telephone: 01-7403904 J. Perinat. Med. 17 (1989)

98 Announcement RPMS Institute of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (University of London) Controversies in Obstetrics and Gynaecology Symposium Location: Queen Charlotte's & Chelsea Hospital Date: September 29, 1989 Fee: £ 40 Applications to: Symposium Secretary RPMS Institute of Obstetrics & Gynaecology Queen Charlotte's and Chelsea Hospital Goldhawk Road London W6 OXG Telephone: 01-740 3904 J. Perinat. Med. 17 (1989)