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  • Title
    Series 01: Papers concerning Edward Riou, 1789-1808
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  • Physical Description
    0.16 metres of textual material (8 volumes)
  • Scope and Content
    VOLUME 01
    The Log Book of a Voyage to Port Jackson in New South Wales, performed by Lieutenant Edward Riou Commanding his Majesty's Ship Guardian by Order of the Right Honourable the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty, 21 April 1789 to 5 May 1790.

    VOLUME 02
    Riou's narrative of the wreck of the Guardian, 8 September - 25 December 1789, probably written 1790

    VOLUME 03
    Memoirs of Edward Riou RN. Compiled by Riou's niece, Charlotte Benson, from his logs, narratives and letters

    VOLUME 04
    Letters to the Admiralty, 22 and 28 June 1791

    VOLUME 05
    Instructions and Standing Orders for the General Government and discipline of His Majesty's Ship Amazon, Edward Riou Esq Captn. Octr. 1799.

    VOLUME 06
    Melancholy Disaster of His Majesty's Ship The Guardian, Bound to Botany Bay with Stores and Convicts, Lieut. Riou, Commander, &c., 1808

    VOLUME 07
    The Annual Register, or a View of the History, Politics, and Literature, For the Year 1790. London: 1802

    VOLUME 08
    The Maidstone Journal, report titled `Safe Arrival of the Guardian, being an account of the Guardian's arrival at the Cape of Good Hope after its near sinking', 4 May 1790.
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    Dare to know : the art and science of Pacific voyages - State Library of New South Wales (1 June - 28 November, 1998)

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