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March 1791 (Cont.)

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March. 22nd. The Supply sailed for Norfolk Island with a detachment of the New Corps to releive the same No. of the Marines; a Native Boy who had been living sometime with the Captain Commanding this detachment embarked with him & was much pleas'd at the Idea of the Voyage, he is the first who has had confidence & courage enough to go to Sea.

Sunday. 27th. Capt. Hunter, Officers & Crew belonging to the Sirius embarked on board the Waczaamheydt Dutch Snow & sailed down the Harbour but the wind failing we anchored just within the Heads. His Maj. Armed Tender Supply was now the only Vessel left in the Colony, the State of the numbers of People in the Settlement; is as follows:

             
     N o.      N o. 
Governor.................................... 1  Staff........................................8 
Commissd. Officers ................. 14   Civil .......................................6 
Non Commission'd Offcs......... 24  Free Men & Women ............16 
Surgeons Mate ......................... 1  Men Convicts ....................789 
Drummers ............................. 8 Women Convicts ...............203 
Privates ............................... 164  Children of Do. .................. 50 
Wives of Soldiers ................... 36  Natives...................................6 
Children of Do. ........................ 59  At Sydney & Rose Hill = 1385 
Soldiers on their passage to Norfolk Island & Officers ............................ 24   
A Surgeons' Mte & (8) 10 Settlers from the Sirius, do. ........................ 9 11 
At Norfolk Island as before specified ..................................................  627 
March. 26th, 1791 ------- Total   2045 47 

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List of Births Marriages &c. since leaving England.

     
Baptized  Couple
Married 
Dead 
On the Passage . . . ... 15    44 + 
Sydney . . . . . . . .... 105   . . . 110   246 Of which 17 were Hanged 
Rose Hill . . . . . . . 6   . . . 10  
Norfolk Island . . . . .   19 Of which 2 were killed by Trees
falling on them & 14 Drowned. 

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