Image Map Project Timetable
The preparation of the Macquarie journal transcripts (and the associated historical notes) has been a complex and time-consuming task.

The first four journal transcripts became available in May 1998, and additional transcripts appeared at regular intervals throughout 1998. By the end of the year all the journals relating to Macquarie's tours of inspection in New South Wales had been completed, as well as the 1809 journal kept by Elizabeth Macquarie describing the voyage to Australia (via Rio de Janeiro and Cape Town), and Lachlan Macquarie's 1822 journal describing the return voyage to England (via Cape Horn and Brazil). These latter two journal transcripts have not been previously published and provide an invaluable insight into the personalities of Elizabeth and Lachlan Macquarie.

The transcripts of the tours of inspection to Van Diemen's Land in 1811 and 1821 became available in January and February 1999 (respectively).

The completion of these transcriptions does not signal the end of the project, rather the completion of the first phase. Equally important to the value of the transcripts is the preparation of the research notes, background information, and a chronology of events. This will help to clarify the people, places, ships, birds, animals etc. mentioned in the texts, and will be an ongoing task after 1999.

Phase 1 (1998-2004)
1809 Journal [England - New South Wales]

1810 Journal [Cowpastures]

1811 Journal [Van Diemen's Land]

1812 Journal [Port Stephens, Newcastle]

1815 Journal [Bathurst]

1815 Journal [Cowpastures]

1818 Journal [Newcastle]

1820 Journal [Mittagong, Goulburn]

1821 Journal [Van Diemen's Land]

1821 Journal [Newcastle/Port Macquarie]

1821 Journal [Bathurst]

1822 Journal [Cowpastures/Illawarra]

1822 Journal [New South Wales - England]

Phase 2 (2005-)
The Lachlan & Elizabeth Macquarie Archive (LEMA)

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