Monday 29 August 1836

[, who arrived in South Australia on board the wrote. | Read source notes.]

29 August-Fresh breezes and squally; went in the hatch-boat to examine the northern side of the bay, distant about four miles from Kingscote. There is a well of fresh water here, dug in the sand, close to high water mark, which supplies the settlers at Kingscote. The country here is low, and the soil appeared much better than that we had seen before; and altogether, it struck me that a settlement might be formed here at some future period, to great advantage.

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