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Collection 03: Ralph Clark journal kept on the Friendship during a voyage to Botany Bay and Norfolk Island, and on the Gorgon returning to England, 9 March 1787 - 31 December 1787, 1 January 1788 - 10 March 1788, 15 February 1790 - 2 January 1791, 25 January 1791 - 17 June 1792

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Safe 1/27a

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YzOg8zD9

Collection 03: Ralph Clark journal kept on the Friendship during a voyage to Botany Bay and Norfolk Island, and on the Gorgon returning to England, 9 March 1787 - 31 December 1787, 1 January 1788 - 10 March 1788, 15 February 1790 - 2 January 1791, 25 January 1791 - 17 June 1792

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Collection 03: Ralph Clark journal kept on the Friendship during a voyage to Botany Bay and Norfolk Island, and on the Gorgon returning to England, 9 March 1787 - 31 December 1787, 1 January 1788 - 10 March 1788, 15 February 1790 - 2 January 1791, 25 January 1791 - 17 June 1792

Full title

Collection 03: Ralph Clark journal kept on the Friendship during a voyage to Botany Bay and Norfolk Island, and on the Gorgon returning to England, 9 March 1787 - 31 December 1787, 1 January 1788 - 10 March 1788, 15 February 1790 - 2 January 1791, 25 January 1791 - 17 June 1792

Author / Creator

Date

1787-1788, 1790-1792

Call Numbers

Safe 1/27a

Record Identifier

YzOg8zD9
Physical Description

Contents

4 volumes of textual material (2 boxes) - manuscript

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Issue Copy

Digitised : This item has been preserved and digitised as part of the Nelson Meers Foundation Benefaction, 2002.

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SCOPE AND CONTENTS

Contents

Volume 1: 9 March 1787 - 31 December 1787
Volume 2: 1 January 1788 - 10 March 1788
Volume 3: 15 February 1790 - 27 December 1790
Volume 4: 28 December 1790 - 17 June 1792
Includes newscutting from the Sydney Morning Herald, 26 September, 1891.

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Full title

Collection 03: Ralph Clark journal kept on the Friendship during a voyage to Botany Bay and Norfolk Island, and on the Gorgon returning to England, 9 March 1787 - 31 December 1787, 1 January 1788 - 10 March 1788, 15 February 1790 - 2 January 1791, 25 January 1791 - 17 June 1792

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Author / Creator

NOTES

General note

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Published information

Published in transcription: Paul Fidlon and R.J. Ryan (eds), The journal and letters of Lt Ralph Clark, 1787-1792 (Sydney: Australian Documents Library, 1981).

CONTEXTUAL INFORMATION

Source

Acquired by descent from the Trevan family, at Sotheby, Wilkinson & Hodge auction, 1914.

Exhibited in

Dare to know : the art and science of Pacific voyages

Nelson Meers Foundation Heritage Collection

Artist colony: drawing Sydney’s nature

UNESCO Six

Administrative / Biographical history

Ralph Clark, 2nd Lieutenant of Marines (promoted First Lieutenant in February 1789 in New South Wales), had undertaken the voyage to New South Wales in the hope of gaining promotion.
The facts of Clark's life are few and elusive. We know his birthday - 30 March - because he mentions it in his diary, but we do not know the precise year of his b...

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Safe 1/27a

Record Identifier

YzOg8zD9

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412905

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