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Lot #219 - BOTANY BAY: THE LONDON CHRONICLE September 8-10, 1789

  • Auction House:
    Leski Auctions
  • Sale Name:
    Australian & Colonial
  • Sale Date:
    02 Dec 2018 ~ 12noon (AEDT)
  • Lot #:
    219
  • Lot Description:
    BOTANY BAY: THE LONDON CHRONICLE September 8-10, 1789
    Includes extracts from a Letter from Portsmouth: "....Nine convicts from the hulks at Langston harbour, and 16 from the hulk lying off Weevil....were this day embarked on board his Majesty's ship Guardian, bound to Port Jackson, Botany Bay. The Guardian will sail.....loaded with beds, clothing, and every other necessary which Commander Phillips did not take out. The 25 convicts now embarked are....chiefly house carpenters and blacksmiths." Sir Joseph Banks has also arranged for a special glazed vessel to be carried on board the ship "to bring home curious plants from the New Settlement..."
  • Estimate:
    A$300 - 400
  • Realised Price:
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  • Category:
    Books & Manuscripts

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