Poor Hunter he had a lot to contend with.
One can only be surprised and amazed that the Colony survived under the
Our beginnings as a Nation may have been finished but for the kind and
able men who first governed this outpost.
All would have been lost with out them. We have a lot to be thankful
Governor Hunter was somewhat upset about this ship. Understandable !
I submit two letters written By Gov. Hunter on the subject from the HRA.
have retained the spelling as used
Despatch No. 43 (HRA 1, Vol. 2)
NSW 27th July 1799
I have, &c.,
Governor Hunter to Under Secretary King . (Per H.M.S. Buffalo, via the
New South Wales, 28th .July, 1799