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Philip Gidley King - Private journal, in two volumes, 1786-1792. Vol. 1 titled: `Remarks & Journal kept on the Expedition to form a Colony in His Majestys Territory of New South Wales ...is Majesty's Ship Sirius ...', 24 October 1786 - 12 January 17891786

by Philip Gidley King

Philip Gidley King (1758-1808) was appointed Lieutenant Governor of the settlement at Norfolk Island and on 14 February 1788 set sail there from Port Jackson. He was later appointed third Governor of New South Wales. 

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HTML icon Transcription of Philip Gidley King's journal, Volume 1