Transcripts. 1696-1825.


Helois, Robert Mme. Transcripts.

Transcripts. 1696-1825.

Transcripts of records in the Ministère de la Marine dealing with French exploration in Australia, including journals kept on board "Le Géographe" and "Le Naturaliste", including that of Captain Hamelin (1800-1804) and Françoisde de St. Allouarn (1772). Papers concerning Baudin's expedition including report by Milius after Baudin's death. Translation of Vlamingh's log and other papers (1696-1699). Report on the West Coast of New Holland. Papers relating to the voyages of Kerguelen and St. Allouarn (1771-1774). Various papers including reports, descriptions, letters etc. concerning navigation, botany, mineralogy, geology, zoology, natural history, Dirk Hartog etc. by sixteen people (names in index). Papers of Lieutenant General Charles de Caen, chiefly concerning Matthew Flinders and the ship "Cumberland"; also letters from Governor King and Sir E. Pellew. Journal of Matthew Flinders. Other miscellaneous papers relating to Baudin and Freycinet.

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Helois, Robert Mme. (person)

Naturaliste (Ship) (corporateBody)

Pellew, E. Sir (person)

Géographe (Ship) (corporateBody)

France. Ministère de la marine. (corporateBody)

Baudin, Nicolas, 1754-1803 (person)

French navigator and explorer. From the description of Papers [manuscript]. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225756888 Nicolas Baudin, navigator and explorer was given command by the Institut de France, of an expedition to complete the cartography of New Holland. Baudin died in Mauritius in 1803. From the description of Papers [manuscript]. 1800-1913. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225821473 Nicolas Thomas Baudin, 1754-1803, was bor...

Flinders, Matthew, 1774-1814 (person)

Flinders was a captain in the navy, hydrographer and discoverer. On 24 Jan. 1801 he was given command of HM Sloop Investigator, and was subsequently promoted to the rank of Commander, for the purpose of surveying the coast of Australia. He received his sailing orders on 17.7.1801 and reached Australia on 6.12.1801. From the description of Letter [manuscript]. 1801. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225710813 ...

King, Philip Gidley, 1758-1808 (person)

Third Governor of New South Wales. Was Superintendent at Norfolk Island from 1788 and in 1791 was appointed Lieutenant-governor of Norfolk Island. From the description of Letter [manuscript] : Norfolk Island, to Lord Sydney. 1792. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225744308 Captain King was commandant and later Lieut. Governor of Norfolk Island from 1788 to 1779. He took up appointment as Governor of N.S.W. in September 1800. From the description of Lett...

Kerguelen-Trémarec, Yves-Joseph de, 1734-1797. (person)

St. Allouarn, Francois Alesnl de (person)

Vlamingh, Willem Hesselsz. de, 1640- (person)

Dutch sea-captain who explored the southwest coast of Australia (then "New Holland") in the late 17th century. His expedition left Amsterdam in 1696 looking for the "Ridderschap van Holland". He discovered Rottnest Island on 29 December 1696 and the Swan River on 10 January 1697. He travelled 80 kms inland on the Swan River with ship's artist Victorszoon, making pictorials of the coast. On 4 February 1697, he landed at Dirk Hartog Island where he replaced Dirk Hartogs̉ pewter plate with one bear...

Caen, Charles de. (person)

Cumberland (Ship) (corporateBody)

Hartog, Dirck. (person)

Hamelin, Ferdinand Alphonse 1796-1864 (person)

Epithet: Amiral French Minister of Marine British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000386.0x0001d1 ...

Freycinet, Louis Claude Desaulses ˜deœ 1779-1842 (person)

Cartographic surveyor and naturalist. In 1800 Louis de Freycinet joined an expedition under Nicolas Baudin to explore the south and south-west coasts of Australia in the ships Naturaliste and Geographe. He commanded an expedition to circumnavigate the globe and conduct research into the shape of the Earth, meteorology and terrestrial magnetism, sailing from Toulon in September 1817 in L'Uranie with his wife Rose, who secreted herself aboard. He set up an observatory at Shark Bay and charted the ...