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9653373
  • Title
    File 2: Log books
  • Call number
    SAFE/A 564/1 (Safe 1/407)
    SAFE/A 564/2 (Safe 1/408)
    Safe 1/44
    Safe 1/48
  • Level of description
    file
  • Date

    1791-1793
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    9653373
  • Physical Description
    Textual material - manuscript
  • Scope and Content
    CONTENTS:

    Personal log books containing a daily log account of hourly entries (climatic conditions, navigational data and brief comments) running from noon to noon, together with journal entries titled 'Remarks', being an amplification of the comments. These logs were used to produce the official log deposited with the Admiralty at the end of the voyage. Included with the logs are two draft journal extracts.

    ITEM 1
    'A Log of the proceedings of His Majesty's Ship Providence on a second Voyage to the South Sea Under the command of Captain William Bligh, to carry the Breadfruit Plant from the Society Islands to the West Indies, written by himself', volume 1 [SAFE/A 564/1 (Safe 1/407)].

    ITEM 2
    'A Log of the proceedings of His Majesty's Ship Providence on a second Voyage to the South Sea Under the command of Captain William Bligh, to carry the Breadfruit Plant from the Society Islands to the West Indies, written by himself', volume 2 [SAFE/A 564/2 (Safe 1/408)].

    ITEM 3
    Fragment of draft journal in Bligh's hand, August-10 September 1791 (Safe 1/44).

    ITEM 4
    Fragment of draft journal in Bligh's hand, 7 November-22 December 1791 (Safe 1/48).

    ITEM 5
    'An account of the Root called Peeah and of its use' (Safe 1/48).
  • Copying Conditions
    Out of copyright:
    Please acknowledge: : State Library of New South Wales

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