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LIST OF PLATES
LIST OF CHARTS
JOURNAL OF AN EXPEDITION IN AUSTRALIA PART I.
JOURNAL OF AN EXPEDITION IN AUSTRALIA PART II.
APPENDIX PART I.
No. I. Instructions for conducting and leading first expedition.
No. II Report of tour over Blue Mountains in 1815 by the Governor.
No. III Letter from Oxley to Governor advising of his return from first
APPENDIX PART II.
No. IV Diary of Mr. Evans, from 8th to 18th of July, 1818.
No. V. Governor's report on the return of Oxley from the second
expedition, together with a letter from Oxley on his arrival
at Port Stephens..
No. VI. Governor's report on Oxley's discovery of Port Stephens together
with a letter from Oxley to the Governor on this subject.
A brief abstract of the population of N.S.W in 1815, 1816 and 1817.
A statement of land in cultivation, quantities of stock, etc. from
1813 to 1817 inclusive.
LIST OF PLATES (NOT INCLUDED IN THIS EBOOK).
Field Plains from Mount Aymot.
The Grave of a Native of Australia.
Arbuthnot's Range, from the West.
Liverpool Plains. West Prospect from View Hill.
A Native Chief of Bathurst.
LIST OF CHARTS (NOT INCLUDED IN THIS EBOOK).
Range of the Thermometer from April 9th to August 30th 1817 by John
A Chart of Part of the Interior of New South Wales, 1817.
A Chart of Part of the Interior of New South Wales, 1818.
Reduced Sketch of the Two Expeditions.
A Plan of Port Macquarie Including a Sketch of Part of Hastings River,
on the East Coast of New South Wales.
A General Statement of the Inhabitants of New South Wales as per General
Muster commencing 28th September 1818, with an account of same
at Van Diemmens Land.
A General Statement of the Land in Cultivation etc., the quantities
of Stock etc., as accounted for at the General Muster, with an
account of same at Van Diemmens Land..
JOURNAL OF AN EXPEDITION IN AUSTRALIA
TO HIS EXCELLENCY LACHLAN MACQUARIE, ESQ.
MAJOR GENERAL IN THE ARMY,
AND CAPTAIN GENERAL AND GOVERNOR IN CHIEF IN AND OVER THE TERRITORY
OF NEW SOUTH WALES AND ITS DEPENDENCIES,
THE FOLLOWING JOURNAL OF AN EXPEDITION,
PERFORMED UNDER HIS ADMINISTRATION AND DIRECTION,
IS RESPECTFULLY INSCRIBED, BY HIS VERY OBEDIENT HUMBLE SERVANT,
The colony had been established many years before any successful attempt
had been made to penetrate into the interior of the country, by crossing
the range of hills, known to the colonists as the Blue Mountains: