Folios 1-2: case no 1, George Collins, aged 19, convict; taken ill at sea; sick or hurt,…

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Folios 1-2: case no 1, George Collins, aged 19, convict; taken ill at sea; sick or hurt, diarrhoea, complained of violent purging with griping pains and tenesmus; put on sick list 1 January 1852, discharged 8 January 1852 to duty.

Folios 2-3: case no 2, William Dewhurst, aged 25, convict; taken ill at sea; sick or hurt, diarrhoea; put on sick list 1 January 1852, discharged 9 January 1852 cured.

Folio 3: case no 3, James Butler, aged 40, convict; taken ill at sea; sick or hurt, diarrhoea; put on sick list 1 January 1852, discharged 4 January 1852 cured.

Folio 4: case no 4, James Maley, aged 28, convict; taken ill at sea; sick or hurt, diarrhoea; put on sick list 1 January 1852, discharged 6 January 1852 to duty.

Folio 4: case no 5, Richard Holt, aged 20, convict; taken ill at sea; sick or hurt, catarrh, headache, cough, skin hot and dry, [great?] mucal excretion from the naves, eyes florid; put on sick list 1 January 1852, discharged 5 January 1852 off the list.

Folio 5: case no 6, John Guyatt, aged 26, convict; taken ill at sea; sick or hurt, catarrh; put on sick list 1 January 1852, discharged 6 January 1852 off the list.

Folios 5-6: case no 7, James Brown, aged 24, convict; taken ill at sea; sick or hurt, hemoptysis, according to the surgeon, he was called at 7.30am to see this man, who had suddenly thrown up about a pint of blood and found him violently coughing and brought up occasionally a spoonful of dark blood - sense of tickling in the fauces, weight across the chest and difficult respiration, pulse rapid and small; put on sick list 1 January 1852, died 1 January 1852 at 6.30 pm.

Folio 7: case no 8, John Clark, aged 24, convict; taken ill at sea; sick or hurt, diarrhoea; put on sick list 1 January 1852, discharged 6 January 1852 off the list.

Folio 7: case no 9, Thomas Piercey, aged 22, convict; taken ill at sea; sick or hurt, diarrhoea; put on sick list 2 January 1852, discharged 6 January 1852 off the list.

Folio 7: case no 10, Henry Jones, aged 24, convict; taken ill at sea; sick or hurt, obstipatio; put on sick list 3 January 1852, discharged 8 January 1852 off the list.

Folio 8: case no 11, William Prior, aged 21, convict; taken ill at sea; sick or hurt, obstipatio; put on sick list 11 January 1852, discharged 14 January 1852 off the list.

Folio 8: case no 12, Henry Smith, aged 21, convict; taken ill at sea; sick or hurt, obstipatio; put on sick list 12 January 1852, discharged 17 January 1852 off the list.

Folio 9: case no 13, John Brown, aged 22, convict; taken ill at sea; sick or hurt, diarrhoea; put on sick list 14 January 1852, discharged 20 January 1852 off the list.

Folio 9: case no 14, James McNeil, aged 40, convict; taken ill at sea; sick or hurt, catarrh, was a subject of chronic cough, complained of pain at the lower of the chest; put on sick list 14 January 1852, discharged 21 January 1852 off the list.

Folio 10: case no 15, Private James Andrews' Child, aged 3 years 6 months,; taken ill at sea; sick or hurt, tabes messenterica, was brought on board in very ill state, had always been suffering from irregularity of the bowels for many months, a large tense abdomen and small emaciated extremities, restless and feverish night and occasional diarrhoea usually of a pale watery consistence marked the character of the disease; put on sick list 16 January 1852, died 25 March 1852 at Hobart Town.

Folio 10: case no 16, John Butler, aged 40, convict; taken ill at sea; sick or hurt, obstipatio; put on sick list 18 January 1852, discharged 22 January 1852 off the list.

Folio 11: case no 17, John Smith, aged 17, Boy from Parkhurst; taken ill at sea; sick or hurt, catarrh, pain across the fore head, a sense of tightness across the chest increased on a deep inspiration and great deal of cough, general soreness over the whole surface of the skin; put on sick list 19 January 1852, discharged 24 January 1852 off the list.

Folio 11: case no 18, John Davis, aged 20, convict; taken ill at sea; sick or hurt, obstipatio; put on sick list 21 January 1852, discharged 26 January 1852 off the list.

Folio 12: case no 19, Thomas Furniss, aged 18, convict; taken ill at sea; sick or hurt, obstipatio; put on sick list 21 January 1852, discharged 27 January 1852 off the list.

Folio 12: case no 20, Henry Brooks, aged 21, convict; taken ill at sea; sick or hurt, diarrhoea; put on sick list 27 January 1852, discharged 2 February 1852 off the list.

Folio 13: case no 21, Josiah Jenks, aged 23, convict; taken ill at sea; sick or hurt, diarrhoea; put on sick list 1 February 1852, discharged 7 February 1852 off the list.

Folio 13: case no 22, John McNierney, aged 22, convict; taken ill at sea; sick or hurt, phlegmon, complained of severe pain on the upper part of the right foot, extending across the metatarsal to the scaphoid bones, attended with swelling and redness, the tumefaction extending above the [axial?] joint; put on sick list 2 February 1852, discharged 10 February 1852 off the list.

Folio 14: case no 23, Private Patrick Noonan's Child, aged 1 year and 7 months, Guard's Child; taken ill at sea; sick or hurt, messenteric enlargement, tussis &c, this child was labouring under severe cough previous to embarked on board, with loss of appetite and general wasting; put on sick list [?] December 1851, died 13 February 1852 at sea.

Folio 14: case no 24, James Maley, aged 26, convict; taken ill at sea; sick or hurt, phlegmon, had a small pustule on the dorsum of the foot and became very painful as to prevented him to sleep; put on sick list 6 February 1852, discharged 16 February 1852 off the list.

Folios 15-16: case no 25, John Conroy, aged 48, Private of the Guard; taken ill at sea; sick or hurt, chronic hepatitis, complained of confined bowels for four days, stated that he was of a costive habit of body and when in that state he had a great weight on the right side, pain on pressure over the liver which appeared to be enlarged the edge projecting over the curvatures of the floating ribs, abdomen large and of a doughy feel and had hydrocele of the right testicle; put on sick list 9 February 1852, discharged 10 March 1852 off the list.

Folios 16-17: case no 26, Corporal Elliot's Wife, aged 24, Wife of the Guard; taken ill at sea; sick or hurt, bronchitis (chronic), complained of heavy dull pains extending from about the bifurcation of the trachea to both sides of the chest, had a short respiration, not much arterial action, pulse soft about 80, has suffered for some years from similar attacks; put on sick list 13 February 1852, discharged 27 February 1852 off the list.

Folios 18-19: case no 27, Simon Killarney, aged 20, convict; taken ill at sea; sick or hurt, pleuritis (acute), complained of great pain in the left side of the thorax extending round to the inferior angle of the scapula of the same side; put on sick list 4 March 1852, sent 22 March 1852 to Colonial Hospital at Hobart Town.

Folios 19-20: case no 28, Francis Mulvaney, aged 26, convict; taken ill at sea; sick or hurt, chronic bronchitis, complained of harassing cough which kept him awake nearly all night, slight pain in the upper portion of the sternum expectorates a large quantity of thick mucus, soreness over the whole chest; put on sick list 8 March 1852, sent 22 March 1852 to Colonial Hospital at Hobart Town.

Date:
1851-1852
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