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Raleigh's Charter for American Colonization -- The Exploring
Voyage of Philip Amadas and Arthur Barlow—Their Observa-
THE END OF THE CATHAYAN QUEST.
The First Voyagers to the East Indies : Thomas Stevens; Fitch
and Newberry—The East Indian Expedition under George Ray-
mond and James Lancaster-The Mischances of the Outward
Voyage and the Shipwreck of Raymond-Lancaster's Adven-
tures in the Indian Seas The Mischances of his Homeward
Voyage—Dutch Voyages to the East Indies, with John Davis
and William Adams for Pilots—The Formation of the East
India Company–Lancaster's Second East Indian Expedition-
His Stay in Africa—The Beginnings of English Trade with
Sumatra and Java-Fresh Projects for North-western Voyaging
towards India–George Waymouth's Disastrous Expedition 275
LIST OF MAPS.
THE ARCTIC REGIONS .
Facing page 33
THE ARCTIC REGIONS (reduced from a map prepared
by MICHAEL LOCK). FROBISHER'S STRAITS (from a map prepared by Cap
tain C. F. Hall, and published in his Life with
the Esquimaux, 1864) THE COUNTESS OF WARWICK'S SorND, FROBISHER'S
STRAITS (from the same).
Davis's STRAITS .