The Expedition to Botany Bay, by Watkin Tench

Table of Contents

Introduction

  1. From the Embarkation of the Convicts, to the Departure of the Ships from England.
  2. From the Departure, to the Arrival of the Fleet at Teneriffe.
  3. From the Fleet’s Arrival at Teneriffe, to its Departure for Rio de Janeiro, in the Brazils.
  4. The Passage from Teneriffe to Rio de Janeiro, in the Brazils.
  5. From the Arrival of the Fleet at Rio de Janeiro, till its Departure for the Cape of Good Hope; with some Remarks on the Brazils.
  6. The Passage from the Brazils to the Cape of Good Hope; with an Account of the Transactions of the Fleet there.
  7. The Passage from the Cape of Good Hope to Botany Bay.
  8. From the Fleet’s Arrival at Botany Bay to the Evacuation of it; and taking Possession of Port Jackson. Interviews with the Natives; and an Account of the Country about Botany Bay.
  9. The taking Possession of Port Jackson, with the Disembarkation of the Marines and Convicts.
  10. The reading of the Commissions, and taking Possession of the Settlement, in form. With an Account of the Courts of Law, and Mode of administering Public Justice in this Country.
  11. A Description of the Natives of New South Wales, and our Transactions with them.
  12. The Departure of the French from Botany Bay; and the Return of the ‘Supply’ from Norfolk Island; with a Discovery made by Lieutenant Ball on his Passage to it.
  13. Transactions at Port Jackson in the Months of April and May.
  14. From the Beginning of June, to the Departure of the Ships for Europe.
  15. The Face of the Country; its Productions, Climate, &c.
  16. The Progress made in the Settlement; and the Situation of Affairs at the Time of the Ship, which conveys this Account, sailing for England.
  17. Some Thoughts on the Advantages which may arise to the Mother Country from forming the Colony.

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