Little Mary Voyages to Australia
Lachlan Macquarie Journal.
Thursday 13. May 1819.
The Schooner “Little Mary” Commanded by Capt. J. R. Rolls, anchored this afternoon in the Harbour from the Isle of France which She left on the 27th. of February last, touching at the Derwent – which Settlement She sailed from on the 4th. Inst. bringing me Dispatches from Lt. Govr. Sorell.
The Little Mary is ladened with sundry merchandize from the Mauritius for this Colony and has brought Two Male Convicts under Sentence of Transportation from that Colony to this. — I have received Dispatches by this Conveyance from my old acquaintance (and Brother Staff in the London District in 1803 & 1804) Major Genl. Ralph Darling, who is at present Acting governor and Commander of the Forces in the Isle of France.
Arrived 13th May, 1819 at New South Wales
Average sentence: 7 Years | Life
sentences: 1 | Passengers: 2