The Mitchell Library Reading Room will be closed to the public on Monday 29 April. To access collections and services on this day, please visit the Governor Marie Bashir Reading Room.
On this day in 1818, an expedition set out to explore an overland route from Sydney to Jervis Bay. Charles Throsby led the party with James Meehan and Hamilton Hume. The State Library of New South Wales holds a collection of Charles Throsby's papers, journals and letters, 1810-1824