R.O. = Record Office.
C.O. = Colonial Office.
MS. = Documents in Manuscript.
D. = Despatch.
Encl. = Enclosure to D., etc.
H.R. = Historical Records of New South Wales, 1788-1811 (published by New South Wales Government).
P.P. = Parliamentary Papers.
H.C. = House of Commons.
C. on T. = Report of Committee on Transportation, together with minutes of Evidence and Appendices, P.P., 1812.
C. on G. = Report of Committee on Gaols, etc., P.P., 1819.
Bigge's Report, I. = Bigge's Report on Convict System, P.P., 1822.
Bigge's Report, II. = Bigge's Report on Judiciary and Police, P.P., 1823.
Bigge's Report, III. = Bigge's Report on Agriculture and Trade, etc., P.P., 1823.
Appendix Bigge's Reports. = Appendices to Reports in R.O. consisting of minutes of evidence, documents, etc.
S.G. = Sydney Gazette.
G.G.O. = Government and General Orders.