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Collection 05: John Hunter journal kept on board the Sirius during a voyage to New South Wales, May 1787-March 1791

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SAFE/DLMS 164

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9WZMaXqY

Collection 05: John Hunter journal kept on board the Sirius during a voyage to New South Wales, May 1787-March 1791

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Collection 05: John Hunter journal kept on board the Sirius during a voyage to New South Wales, May 1787-March 1791

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Collection 05: John Hunter journal kept on board the Sirius during a voyage to New South Wales, May 1787-March 1791

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Date

May 1787-March 1791

Call Numbers

SAFE/DLMS 164

Record Identifier

9WZMaXqY
Physical Description

Contents

1 volume of textual material - manuscript

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Collection 05: John Hunter journal kept on board the Sirius during a voyage to New South Wales, May 1787-March 1791

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NOTES

General note

Microfilm copy available at CY 3613, frames 1-191 (Microfilm copy made October 1996)
Transferred from DLSPENCER 376

Digital order no:Album ID : 823673

Published information

This journal has been published: 'John Hunter, An Historical Journal of the Transactions at Port Jackson and Norfolk Island: including the journals of Governors Phillip and King ...' (London: Printed for John Stockdale, 1793). A preservation microfilm copy of Hunter's own copy of his published Historical Journal, 1793, is available at CY 532, frame...

CONTEXTUAL INFORMATION

Source

Bequeathed by Sir William Dixson, 1952
Dixson had acquired the journal from Angus & Robertson, 22 December 1918, for 1000 pounds.

Exhibited in

Dare to know : the art and science of Pacific voyages

Nelson Meers Foundation Heritage Collection

Dixson 60

Artist colony: drawing Sydney’s nature

UNESCO Six

Living Language: Country, Culture, Community

Administrative / Biographical history

John Hunter sailed with the First Fleet as second captain on board HMS Sirius. Once at Port Jackson, Hunter made surveys in the harbour and around the coast and records in his journal his surprise at the size of the indigenous population which belied the notion of terra nullius. In October 1788, the Sirius, under Hunter, returned to the Cape of Go...

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SAFE/DLMS 164

Record Identifier

9WZMaXqY

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412913

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