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A Narrative of the Expedition to Botany Bay

by Watkin Tench

Captain Tench has here given a very satisfactory general account of the voyage of the fleet appointed for the conveyance of the convicts to Botany Bay.--On their arrival there, finding no eligible spot for the intended settlement, they proceeded to Port Jackson, only a few hours sail northward from the bay, and where they found an excellent harbour. Here they fixed, and here perhaps, has been laid the foundation of a great and flourishing state.

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