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The Resource 1788 : comprising A narrative of the expedition to Botany Bay and A complete account of the settlement at Port Jackson, Watkin Tench ; edited and introduced by Tim Flannery

1788 : comprising A narrative of the expedition to Botany Bay and A complete account of the settlement at Port Jackson, Watkin Tench ; edited and introduced by Tim Flannery

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1788 : comprising A narrative of the expedition to Botany Bay and A complete account of the settlement at Port Jackson
Title
1788
Title remainder
comprising A narrative of the expedition to Botany Bay and A complete account of the settlement at Port Jackson
Statement of responsibility
Watkin Tench ; edited and introduced by Tim Flannery
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Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Book 1 describes the First Fleet's arrival at Botany Bay; contact with La Perouse; contacts with Aboriginal people; taking possession of Port Jackson; describes "the natives of New South Wales" p. 51-60; Book 2 is an account of life at Port Jackson from where Book 1 left off, ii.e. July 1788 to 18 December 1791; describes the capture of an Aboriginal prisoner (called Manly by the Governor), following "unabated animosity" between the Aboriginal people and the First Fleeters p. 94-102; surveying the area; further contact with Aboriginal people: Nanbaree, Abaroo, Baneelon, Colbee; exploring Rose Hill (Parramatta); spearing of Governor Phillip at Manly Cove p. 138-140 by Wileemarin; expedition to ascertain whether the Hawkesbury and Nepean were the same river with Colbee and Boladeree accompanying the expedition p. 185-198; comparison of nine words from the sea coast and the Hawkesbury p. 194; expedition to Richmond Hill and meeting Deedora; brief observations on language p. 265-268
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CLONE
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1758 or 1759-1833
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Tench, Watkin
Dewey number
994.02
Illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1758 or 1759 - 1833
  • 1758 or 1759 - 1833
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Tench, Watkin
  • Tench, Watkin
  • Flannery, Timothy Fridtjof
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Arabanoo
  • Bennelong
  • Colbee
  • Willemering
  • Boladeree
  • Bereewan
  • Gomebeeree
  • Yarramundi
  • Deeimba
  • Deedora
  • Abaroo
  • Gooreedeeana
  • Barangaroo
  • First Fleet, 1787-1788
  • Australia
  • New South Wales
  • Sydney (N.S.W.)
  • New South Wales
  • Port Jackson (N.S.W.)
  • Australia
Label
1788 : comprising A narrative of the expedition to Botany Bay and A complete account of the settlement at Port Jackson, Watkin Tench ; edited and introduced by Tim Flannery
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • CIP confirmed
  • First published as 2 separate vols.: A narrative of the expedition to Botany Bay. London : Printed for J. Debrett, opposite Burlington-house, Piccadilly, 1789, and A complete account of the settlement at Port Jackson, in New South Wales. London : Sold by G. Nicol ... and J. Sewell, 1793
Control code
abn96121679
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
276 p.
Isbn
9781875847273
Other physical details
1 map, 1 port.
Label
1788 : comprising A narrative of the expedition to Botany Bay and A complete account of the settlement at Port Jackson, Watkin Tench ; edited and introduced by Tim Flannery
Publication
Note
  • CIP confirmed
  • First published as 2 separate vols.: A narrative of the expedition to Botany Bay. London : Printed for J. Debrett, opposite Burlington-house, Piccadilly, 1789, and A complete account of the settlement at Port Jackson, in New South Wales. London : Sold by G. Nicol ... and J. Sewell, 1793
Control code
abn96121679
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
276 p.
Isbn
9781875847273
Other physical details
1 map, 1 port.

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