One of the greatest objections which families have to New South Wales, is their apprehension of the moral effects that are likely to overwhelm them by bad example, and for which no success in life could compensate.
I had no inducement to proceed further into the interior. I had been sufficiently disappointed in the termination of this… (read more)
The increasing importance of Sydney must in some measure be attributed to the flourishing condition of the colony itself, to… (read more)
The year 1826 was remarkable for the commencement of one of those fearful droughts to which we have reason to… (read more)
In a colony constituted like that of New South Wales, the proportion of crime must of course be great.
Yet, upon the whole, the space I traversed is unlikely to become the haunt of civilized man, or will only… (read more)
We moved leisurely towards Mount Foster, on the 22nd, and arrived opposite to it a little before sunset.
These matters having been arranged, I had a temporary awning erected near the river, and was for three or four… (read more)
Now it is evident that a little insight into the customs of every people is necessary to insure a kindly… (read more)