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Thursday 8. Octr. 1818 !
I returned early this morning to Sydney after Completing the Muster at Windsor. —

Wednesday 14. Octr. !!!
This day anchored in the Harbour the Transport Ship Tottenham Commanded by Capt. Dugald Mc.Dougall, with 190 Male Convicts from England whence She Sailed finally on the 17th. of April last, touching at Rio Janeiro. — Mr. — [name omitted] Armstrong R. Navy is Surgeon Supdt. of the Tottenham and the Guard consists of a Detachmt. of the 46th. Regt. Commanded by Lieut. Metge of the 48th. Regt. — Ten Convicts have died on board the Tottenham out of the 200 originally embarked on her.

L. M.

Tuesday 20. Octr. 1818 !
I drew an Order of this date on the Police Fund, in favor of Edward Cureton, Stone Mason, for the sum of Twenty Pounds Sterling, in advance and on account of his Contract for erecting the Obelisk in Macquarie Place.

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Macquarie, Lachlan. Diary. 9 July 1818 - 28 February 1820.
Original held in the Mitchell Library, Sydney.
ML Ref: A774 pp.11-12. [Microfilm Reel CY301 Frames #413-414].

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