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The Resource A narrative of the expedition to Botany Bay : with an account of New South Wales, its productions, etc., Watkin Tench

A narrative of the expedition to Botany Bay : with an account of New South Wales, its productions, etc., Watkin Tench

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A narrative of the expedition to Botany Bay : with an account of New South Wales, its productions, etc.
Title
A narrative of the expedition to Botany Bay
Title remainder
with an account of New South Wales, its productions, etc.
Statement of responsibility
Watkin Tench
Title variation
Narrative of the expedition to Botany Bay
Title variation remainder
with an account of New South Wales, its productions, inhabitants, &c. To which is subjoined, a list of the civil and military establishments at Port Jackson
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"In May 1787, eleven ships left England with more than seven hundred convicts on board, along with orders to establish a penal colony at Botany Bay, New South Wales. Watkin Tench (ca.1758-1833) was a crew member on one of the ships of this First Fleet, the Charlotte, and he recalls the voyage and early days of the settlement in this vivid and engaging account, first published in 1789. The first half of the work retraces the route of the six-month journey, which took the fleet to Brazil and the Cape of Good Hope. The later chapters recount the landing at Botany Bay in January 1788, the establishment of a colony at nearby Port Jackson and observations about the natural world in this new settlement. Tench also discusses the initial interaction with the Aboriginal people, making this work an important source for scholars of British colonialism and Australian history"--Publisher's description
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YDXCP
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1759?-1833
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Tench, Watkin
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Explorers
  • New South Wales
  • Botany Bay (N.S.W.)
  • Port Jackson (N.S.W.)
  • New South Wales
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A narrative of the expedition to Botany Bay : with an account of New South Wales, its productions, etc., Watkin Tench
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Publication
Note
Reprint. Originally published: London : Printed for J. Debrett, 1789
Bar code
31223103629920
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
[xi], 146 p.
Isbn
9781108061681
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • 828139377
  • (OCoLC)828139377
Label
A narrative of the expedition to Botany Bay : with an account of New South Wales, its productions, etc., Watkin Tench
Publication
Note
Reprint. Originally published: London : Printed for J. Debrett, 1789
Bar code
31223103629920
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
[xi], 146 p.
Isbn
9781108061681
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • 828139377
  • (OCoLC)828139377

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