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The central Australian expedition, 1844-1846 : the journals of Charles Sturt

Author: Charles Sturt; Richard Clarke Davis; Hakluyt Society.
Publisher: London : Hakluyt Society, 2002.
Series: Works issued by the Hakluyt Society, 3rd ser., no. 10.
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"A transcription of the journals kept by Captain Charles Sturt during his exploratory expedition into the centre of Australia from August 1844 until January 1846. The journals presented here differ in many respects from other accountings made by Sturt, as well as othe members of his party ... The manuscript of Sturt's journals is held in a private collection."--Introduction.
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Genre/Form: History
Diaries
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Sturt, Charles, 1795-1869.
Central Australian expedition, 1844-1846.
London : Hakluyt Society, 2002
(OCoLC)603821720
Named Person: Charles Sturt; Charles Sturt; Charles Sturt; Charles (Forschungsreisender) Sturt
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Sturt; Richard Clarke Davis; Hakluyt Society.
ISBN: 0904180808 9780904180800
OCLC Number: 56876997
Description: lxxi, 366 pages : illustrations (some color), color map ; 26 cm.
Contents: The Journals of Charles Sturt --
Folder 2, 10 August-30 September 1844 --
Folder 3, October-20 November 1844 --
Folder 4, 21 November-30 December 1844 --
Folder 5, 1 January-22 February 1845 --
Folder 6, 1 March-20 July 1845 --
Folder 7, 22 July-12 September 1845 --
Folder 8, 13 September-30 September 1845 --
Folder 9, 1 December 1845-12 January 1846 --
App. A. Governor Grey's Letter of Instructions --
App. B. The Contents of Folder 1 --
App. C. The Scourge of Scurvy --
App. D. Letter to John Gould.
Series Title: Works issued by the Hakluyt Society, 3rd ser., no. 10.
Other Titles: Journals of Charles Sturt
Responsibility: edited by Richard C. Davis.
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In August 1844, a heavily-laden party led by Captain Charles Sturt set out from Adelaide to head into the unexplored vastness of central Australia. Sturt was convinced that he would find an inland  Read more...

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