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Issue Details: First known date: 1890... 1890 The Settlement of Port Jackson (N.S.W.)
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'At daylight on the 13th May, 1787, His Majesty's ship 'Sirius' made signal to sail to a little fleet that had been lying off the Mother Bank since the 16th of March. This little fleet was destined to carry Governor Phillip to take formal position of Botany Bay, a place recommended to the Government as suitable for a convict station.' (12)

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  • Port Jackson, Sydney Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales,
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