National Library of Australia

The National Library building is closed temporarily until further notice, in line with ACT Government COVID-19 health restrictions.
Find out more

A description of Sydney, Parramatta, Newcastle, &c., settlements in New South Wales, with some account of the manners and employment of the convicts, in a letter from John Slater, to his wife in Nottingham, published for the benefit of his wife and four children

Email to:

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Flags
Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander and other First Nations people are advised that this catalogue contains names, recordings and images of deceased people and other content that may be culturally sensitive. Please also be aware that you may see certain words or descriptions in this catalogue which reflect the author’s attitude or that of the period in which the item was created and may now be considered offensive.