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Author Smyth, Arthur Bowes, 1750-1790.

Title The journal of Arthur Bowes Smyth : surgeon, Lady Penrhyn, 1787-1789 / edited by Paul G. Fidlon and R. J. Ryan
Published Sydney : Australian Documents Library, 1979


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Description xix, 196 pages : illustrations, facsimile, plates. ; 26 cm
regular print
Contents Index
Summary Describes the voyage of the First Fleet, Smyth's stay in Australia and his return voyage via Tahiti and China. Details are given of treatment of the women convicts during the voyage and events in the first three months of the new colony, including comments on the behaviour of convicts and marines, encounters with the Aborigines and the fauna and flora of the mainland, Lord Howe and Norfolk Islands. Contains detailed lists of the ship's company, officers stationed in N.S.W., female convicts aboard the Lady Penrhyn together with a list of children on board
Analysis Voyages from Great Britain to New South Wales by sailing ships: Lady Penrhyn , 1787-1789. Diaries
Notes Aboriginal content
Includes index
Includes passenger lists
Bibliography Includes index and bibliography: pages 9-10
Subject Smyth, Arthur Bowes, 1750-1790 -- Diaries.
Smyth, Arthur Bowes, 1750-1790.
SmythArthur Bowes
Lady Penrhyn (Ship)
Voyages and travels.
Voyages around the world.
Australia -- Description and travel.
Australia -- History -- 1788-1851.
Australia -- History -- 1851-1891
New South Wales -- History -- Sources.
Oceania -- Discovery and exploration.
Genre/Form Diaries.
Author Fidlon, Paul G.
Ryan, R. J., B.A., editor
LC no. 2008431922
ISBN 0908219008
Other Titles Bowes' journal
Journal of a voyage from Portsmouth to New South Wales and China