Captain Matthew Flinders, aged 27.
This title describes the first voyage of Flinders from Port Jackson to explore the north coast of Australia, now Queensland.
Chapter 1 covers the description of this voyage from leaving Sydney on 8 July, 1799, and returning on 20 August, 1799, as related by Ernest Scott, Professor of History University of Melbourne, published in 1914.
Chapter 2 is taken from the A Voyage to Terra Australis undertaken for the purpose of completing the discovery of that vast country, and prosecuted in the years 1801, 1802 AND 1803, by Matthew Flinders and published in 1814.
As Chapter 2 is an Original Source Document written by Flinders himself, no changes have been made to the spelling or grammar of this document to preserve its authenticity.
Warning: This title may contain names and images of Aboriginal and Islander people now deceased.
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