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Diary extract 1802 [manuscript]
Bib ID 2654531
Format ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Brown, Robert, 1773-1858
 
Access Conditions Available for reference. Not for loan. 
Description 1802 
16 leaves 
Summary

The extract is a transcription from the diary from March 8th, 1802 to March 12th 1802. It describes in some detail Brown's observations and experiences in the area around what was to become Port Augusta.

Biography/History

Robert Brown, a botanist and protege of Sir Joseph Banks, accompanied Matthew Flinders on his voyage in the Investigator. His diary (or journal), begun during a visit to Ireland in 1800 was kept until January 1805.

Notes

Manuscript reference no : NLA MS 1182.

Carbon typescript.

Original held by British Museum of Natural History, London - Botany Library.

Subjects Brown, Robert, - 1773-1858 - Archives.  |  Botanists - Archives.  |  Port Augusta (S.Aust.) - Description and travel.
Time Coverage 1802-1802 
Occupation Botanists

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