Catalogue description Journal of the convict ship Recovery for 19 November 1822 to 4 August 1823 by Peter...

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Details of ADM 101/63/6
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Journal of the convict ship Recovery for 19 November 1822 to 4 August 1823 by Peter Cunningham, Surgeon and Superintendent. (Described at item level).

The first part of the journal is in diary form with daily entries covering the daily routine of cleaning decks and allowing prisoners on deck, temperature measurements, provisions opened, names of those admitted or discharged from the sick list and the number on the list. The second part of the journal, from folio 28, covers the treatment of some of the sick in more detail.

Date: 1822-1823
Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Closure status: Open Document, Open Description

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