The Journal of Daniel Paine: 1794-1797

The Journal of Daniel Paine: 1794-1797

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Timber gathering and boatbuilding in the earliest days of the Colony.

The Journal of Daniel Paine: 1794-1797

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This is the first edition of a diary kept by Daniel Paine on his voyage to Sydney in the Reliance in 1795, during his sojourn in the new settlement and his return to England via Manila and China. In a competently written introduction the editors provide background on the Colony of New South Wales in the mid-1790s, give a biographical sketch of Daniel Paine and record the provenance of the Journal that is now in the possession of the National Maritime Museum, Green¬wich, England.

The editors deal with early Government boat-building and the commencement of the timber industry and as an appendix, various documents relating to these activities from other sources have been included as well as a pocket biography on all persons mentioned in the journal. Hard cover, 107pgs, appendices, biographical register, index. .

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Short Description Timber gathering and boatbuilding in the earliest days of the Colony.
Weight (g) 493.0000
Author R.J.B. Knight and A. Frost, editors
Publisher Library of Australian History, in association with National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, England
Date Published 1983
ISBN 0908120494
Size 253mm x 185mm

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