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Mitchell, Thomas Sir

Map to shew the positions of the exploring parties in the interior of New South Wales when most assailed by the natives [sic] in 1831, 1835 and 1836

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This manuscript map shows the proposed route in 1835, the intended route in 1836 and actual route on the Bogan and Darling Rivers. The sites are marked detailing where Mr Cunningham was killed, where the Exploring Party was impeded on the Darling in 1835, where aboriginal people opposed Captain Sturt in 1831 and 'natives' were dispersed by Mitchell in 1836. The positions of Cape Northumberland by survey and according to maps are shown.