Chapteb XIII. We have noticed all the adventures which Eutherford records to have befallen him during his residence in New Zealand, and have now only to relate the manner in which he at last effected his escape from the country, which we shall do in his own words. “A few days,” says he, “after our return home from Showrackee, we were alarmed by observing smoke ascending in large quantities from several of the mountains, and by the natives running about the village in all direc tions, and singing out Kipoke,* which signifies a ship on the coast. I was quite overjoyed to hear the news. “Aimy and I, accompanied by several of the warriors, and followed by a number of slaves, loaded with mats and potatoes, and driving pigs before them for the purpose of trading with the ship, immediately set off for Tokamardo; and in two days we arrived at that place, the unfor tunate scene of the capture of our ship and its crew on the 7th of March, 1816. I now perceived the ship under sail, at about twenty miles dis tance from the land, off which the wind was blowing strong, which prevented her nearing. *Kaipuke, a ship.