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Collection 02: William Bradley journal titled `A Voyage to New South Wales', December 1786-May 1792, compiled ca. 1802

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Safe 1/14

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YEGmpNKn

Collection 02: William Bradley journal titled `A Voyage to New South Wales', December 1786-May 1792, compiled ca. 1802

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Collection 02: William Bradley journal titled `A Voyage to New South Wales', December 1786-May 1792, compiled ca. 1802

Full title

Collection 02: William Bradley journal titled `A Voyage to New South Wales', December 1786-May 1792, compiled ca. 1802

Date

December 1786-May 1792, compiled ca. 1802

Call Numbers

Safe 1/14

Record Identifier

YEGmpNKn
Physical Description

Contents

1 volume of textual material - manuscript

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Issue Copy

Digitised

Photocopy : A 3631

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SCOPE AND CONTENTS

Contents

MAPS
This collection includes 14 manuscript maps titled [Bradley's manuscript charts] [cartographic material] / By William Bradley located at SAFE/MT4 140/1792/1.

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Full title

Collection 02: William Bradley journal titled `A Voyage to New South Wales', December 1786-May 1792, compiled ca. 1802

AUTHORS, ARTISTS AND CONTRIBUTORS

NOTES

General note

It is bound with covers dating from the late 1800s, attached to the existing spine.
Facsimilie copy available on open access in the Mitchell Library Reading Room at ML Ref. 1/981/54A3-4. Another copy at ML 981/54A1-2.
Microfilm copy available at CY 1885, frames 1-351.

Digital order no:Album ID : 823591

Date note

This journal was probably compiled some years after the events it records. It seems to be a fair copy compiled after 1802. Page 48 bears a watermark for the year 1802.

Published information

This journal has been published in facsimile: William Bradley, A voyage to New South Wales (Sydney: Trustees of the Public Library of New South Wales, 1969).

CONTEXTUAL INFORMATION

Source

Acquired from Francis Edwards, Antiquarian Booksellers, for 1,200 pounds, in August 1924.
The manuscript was first offered to the Mitchell Library for purchase in 1923. The offer was made by Sir Charles Russell (solicitor) acting on behalf of an unnamed client. At this time the manuscript was declined because the price (1,800 pounds) was conside...

Exhibited in

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Administrative / Biographical history

William Bradley served in the Royal Navy for 42 years. He sailed with the First Fleet in May 1787 following his appointment to First Lieutenant on board HMS Sirius in October 1786.
Bradley's journal records his impressions of the colony and reflects his particular interest in Aboriginal people and natural history.
After arriving at Port Jacks...

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Call Numbers

Safe 1/14

Record Identifier

YEGmpNKn

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https://collection.sl.nsw.gov.au/record/YEGmpNKn

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Reference code

412904

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