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Hobart Town, 1816: Andrew Bent and fermenting change

Collins, Craig; Bloomfield, Sally

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ON SUNDAY, 28 April 1816, the Reverend Robert Knopwood noted this: Very unwell. Unable to perform D.V. [Divine] Service. I sent for Mr Luttrell. Many of the officers called and sent to know how I was. A signal was made for a brig from the south. Rain.1 The signal seen by Knopwood at Battery Point was relayed by a flag raised on the summit of Mount Nelson, where the guard commanded a full view of Storm Bay and the entrance to the River Derwent. The approaching ship was soon identified as...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2017
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/186328
Source: Tasmanian Historical Research Association, Papers and Proceedings

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