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INDEX.


Where the reference is to a footnote, the letter n follows the number of the page.

Aboriginals, references to, 34, 89, 135, 142, 159, 160-2, 176, 206, 208, 219, 243, 266, 270, 274
Admiralty's treatment of Flinders, 365-6, 398
Aken, John, 266, 280, 287
 Sails in Cumberland, 301
 At Ile-de-France, 305, 323, 324
 Departure of, 450-6
Albatross Island, 142, 466
Allen, John, miner, joins Investigator, 180
Althorp Isles, 210, 469
Amiens, treaty of, 199, 315
Arnhem Bay, 274, 474
Arthur's Seat, Port Phillip, 240
Australasia, name of, 420
Australia, discovery of, 1
 Name of, 1n, 306, 420 et seq.
 Geography of, before Flinders, 64 et seq.
 Theories concerning, 72 et seq., 212
 French expedition to, 198 et seq.
 South Coast discovery, 205 et seq.
 Influence of Flinders on discovery, 238
 Circumnavigation of, 265 et seq.
"Australians," Flinders' use of word, 220

Babel Isles, 140, 465
Backstairs Passage, 217, 470
Banks, Cape, 234
Banks' Group, 211
Banks, Sir Joseph, promotes breadfruit expedition, 24, 28
 His friendship for Flinders, 143, 164
 His interest in Australian development, 144, 164
 Dedication of Flinders' Observations to, 171
 His letters concerning Mrs. Flinders' proposed voyage on Investigator, 185 et seq.
 Disapproves of Flinders' conduct towards Decaen, 330, 367
 His dislike to word Australia, 425
Barmouth Creek, 104
Barois, Colonel, 346
Barometer, marine, Flinders' paper on use of, 363, 414
Barrow, Sir John, his article on Flinders' case, 363
Bass, Elizabeth, her marriage to George Bass, 146
 Letters from her husband, 148
Bass, George, family of, 7
 Medical training of, 83
 Sails in Reliance, 83
 Character of, 83-4
 Friendship with Flinders, 84
 Discovery of Bass Strait, 97 et seq., 120 et seq.
 Exploration of Blue Mountains, 97 et seq.
 Discovery of coal, 99
 Plans discovery voyage, 100 et seq.
 Whaleboat crew, 102

 Discovery of Twofold Bay, 105
 Discovery of Wilson's Promontory, 108
 Adventure with escaped convicts, 111
 Discovery of Western Port, 114
 French admiration for, 122
 Report on Derwent, 140
 Fate of, 145 et seq.
 Indifference to fame, 145
 Marriage of, 146
 Purchase of Venus, 146
 Voyage to Tahiti, 147
 New Zealand fishing project, 148
 South American projects, 149 et seq.
 Reports concerning his end, 155
 Letters to his mother, 155
 Flinders' last letter to, 281
 See also Flinders.
Bass Strait, discovery of, 97 et seq., 120 et seq.
 Governor Hunter on, 100, 134, 140
 Naming of, 140, 466
 Importance of discovery, 143
 Flinders' chart of, 102-3
Baudin des Ardennes, Lieut. Charles, wounded, and visited by Flinders, 407
Baudin, Captain Nicolas, his expedition to Australia, 198 et seq.
 Instructions to, 199, 200
 His career, 201
 Reaches Ile-de-France, 202
 Sails for Southern Tasmania, 203
 At Waterhouse Island, 204
 In Encounter Bay, 224 et seq., 431 et seq.
 At Kangaroo Island, 232
 At Port Jackson, 246 et seq.
 Rumours of intended French settlement, 250
 Letter to Governor King, 251
 Report on Port Jackson, 256
 His account of the Encounter Bay meeting, 431 et seq
Bauer, Cape, 210, 467
Bauer, Ferdinand, botanical draftsman, joins Investigator, 179, 280, 286, 326n
Baye du Cap, 305
Beautemps-Beaupré, 206
Bell, Point, 210, 467
Bellerophon, H.M.S., 16, 19, 20, 29
 Flinders appointed to, 42
 Battle off Brest, 43 et seq.
Bennelong Point, 248n
Bergeret, Captain, 347
Blaxland, Gregory, his exploration of Blue Mountains, 99
Bligh, Captain William, voyage under Captain Cook, 20
 Command of the Bounty, 24
 Mutiny of the Bounty, 25
 Character of, 28
 Second breadfruit expedition, 28, 29
 Expedition reaches Tahiti, 32
 Voyage from Pacific to West Indies, 33
 Introduces Flinders to Duke of Clarence, 392
 Asks for dedication of Flinders' book, 393
Blue Mountains, exploration of, 97 et seq.
Blue Mud Bay, 274, 472
Bolger, Commandant, 306-7
Bongaree, aboriginal, accompanies Flinders on Queensland voyage, 159
 On Investigator, 266

Boston, Point, 211, 469
Botany Bay, 440
Bougainville, 367
Boullanger, hydrographer on Le Geographe, 434n
Bounty, H.M.S., voyage to Tahiti, 24
 Mutiny of, 25
Bowling Green, Cape, 269
Breadfruit, 22 et seq
Bridgewater, 282, 286, 288
 Behaviour at Wreck Reef, 290
 Wreck of, 291
Bridgewater, Cape, 235
Brisbane River, 159
Brouwer, Henrick, his new route to Java, 68
Brown, Point, 467
Brown, Robert, botanist, 227, 280, 285, 326n, 432n, 435n
 Joins Investigator, 178
 His Prodromus, 179, 286n
Burney, Captain, and name Australia, 426

Cape of Good Hope, Flinders at, 31, 196
 Importance of to Australia, 79
 Voyage of Reliance to from Sydney, 94
Carpentaria, Gulf of, 272
Catastrophe, Cape, 211, 468
Cato, 286
 Wreck of, 288
Cattle Point, 248
Chappell, Ann, see Flinders, Mrs. Ann,
Chappell Isles, 165, 465
Chappell, Mount, 165
Clarence River, 159
Clarke's Island, 132, 465
Coal, discovery of in New South Wales, 99
Coalcliff, 99
Coffin's Bay, 211, 468
Compass, variations of, Flinders' experiments,415
Convicts, 102
 Escaped, 111 et seq., 129
 Isaac Nichols, 157
 Irish, Péron on, 258, 260
 On Investigator, 266, 277
Cook, Captain James, his voyage, 71
 His belief in a strait between New Holland and Van Diemen's land, 74
 Pension to his widow, 400
Coral reefs, Flinders on, 270
Crossley, J, 180
Cumberland, schooner, voyage to Ile-de-France, 298 et seq.
 At Kupang, 302
 Arrival at Ile-de-France, 305
 Enters Port Louis, 321
 End of, 398

Dalrymple, Alexander, naval hydrographer, 137
 His use of word Australia, 422
Dalrymple, Port, 137, 392, 466
Dampier, William, 22
Dance, Commodore Nathaniel, 302
D'Arifat, Madame, 357 et seq.
Darwin, on coral reefs, 270
Decaen, General Charles, 251n, 254, 256, 260, 263, 306
 Career of, 308 et seq.
 Napoleon's opinion of, 313
 Sent to India, 315
 Arrival at Pondicherry, 317
 Sails for Ile-de-France, 318
 Arrival at Port Louis, 318
 Character of, 319-20
 Examination of Flinders, 321
 Interrogates Flinders, 324
 Invites Flinders to dinner, 328
 Flinders' refusal, 329

 Accuses Flinders of impertinence, 331
 His intentions, 332
 Report to French Government, 336
 Motives for detaining Flinders, 336 et seq.
 Anger against Flinders, 339
 Despatch arrives in France, 346
 Flinders' opinion of, 339
 Receives order for Flinders' release, 368
 Refuses to liberate Flinders, 371-2
 His reasons, 373
 Release of Flinders, 380
Decrès, French Minister of Marine, 346, 368
Dentrecasteaux, 71, 76, 173, 198, 205
Derwent, estuary of the, 140, 392, 444n
Dirk Hartog Island, 68
Donington, birthplace of Flinders, 2, 8
 Flinders' monument at, 9, 409
 Free school, 11
 The Flinders' house, xviii., 14
Donington, Cape, 211, 469
Dunienville, Major, 305-6
Dutch navigators, discoveries in Australia, 67 et seq.

East India Company, its interest in Australia, 174, 180
 Interest in Investigator voyage, 180
Elder, John, Flinders' servant, 280, 391
 Sails in Cumberland, 301
 At Ile-de-France, 338, 359, 365
Encounter Bay, 204, 470
 Flinders and Baudin in, 224 et seq., 431 et seq.
Everard, Cape, 107, 330

Fitzroy, Sir Charles, 429
Fleurieu, Comte de, prepares instructions for French discovery voyages, 173, 200, 205, 352, 367
Flinders, John, naval career, 15
Flinders, Matthew, surgeon, father of the navigator, 2, 8
 Marriage into Franklin family, 170
 Death of, 277
Flinders, Matthew, genealogy, 6
 School days, 11
 Study of Robinson Crusoe, 12
 Anecdotes of childhood, 14
 Desire to go to sea, 14
 Advice of Uncle, 15
 Study of navigation, 17
 Introduction to Admiral Pasley, 18
 Anecdote of visit to Pasley, 18
 On the Scipio, 19
 On the Bellerophon, 19
 On the Dictator, 20
 Midshipman on Providence, 29
 Description of Teneriffe, 30
 Description of Dutch at the Cape, 31
 In Torres Strait, 34
 Return to Europe, 40
 Aide-de-camp on Bellerophon, 42
 First experience of war, 44
 Anecdote of battle, 45
 His journal of the engagement, 48
 Estimate of French seamen, 60
 Appointed to Reliance, 78
 Careful record of observations, 82
 Arrival at Port Jackson, 82
 Friendship with Bass, 84
 Exploration of George's River, 85

 Voyages in Tom Thumb, 86 et seq.
 Adventure with aboriginals, 89
 Voyage on Francis, 123 et seq.
 Discovery of Kent Group, 126
 Biological notes, 126
 On the sooty petrel, 127
 Description of wombat, 132
 Voyage to Norfolk Island, 133
 Exploration projects, 134
 Voyage of Norfolk, 135
 Character as an author, 136
 Discovery of Bass Strait, 138
 Circumnavigation of Tasmania, 130 et seq.
 Description of Tasmanian mountains, 139
 Banks' friendship for, 143, 164
 On Queensland coast, 157 et seq.
 Adventures with Queensland aboriginals, 160-1
 Return to England, 163
 Marriage of, 164, 168n
 His Observations, 165, 171
 Naming of Mount Chappell, 165
 Letters to his wife, 167, 193, 276, 279, 349, 410
 Suggests new discovery voyage, 172
 Instructions for voyage, 181 et seq.
 Passport from French Government, 183
 Correspondence concerning Mrs, Flinders' proposed voyage in Investigator, 184 et seq.
 Reports sandbank at the Roar, 190
 Management of crew, 195-6
 On Australian coast, 206
 Method of research, 207
 Coastal names given by, 209 et seq., 465 et seq.
 On the character of John Thistle, 213
 Exploration of Spencer's Gulf, 215
 Discovery of Kangaroo Island, 216
 Discovery of St, Vincent's Gulf, 217
 In Encounter Bay, 224 et seq., 431 et seq.
 In Port Phillip, 233 et seq.
 At King Island, 236
 Description of Port Phillip entrance, 236
 Influence on Australian discovery, 238
 Departure from Port Phillip, 244
 Arrival at Port Jackson, 244
 On Francois Péron, 262
 Circumnavigation of Australia, 265 et seq.
 On coral reefs, 270
 Forced to return to Port Jackson, 272, 276
 Death of father, 277
 Last letter to Bass, 281-3
 Sails in Porpoise, 285
 Observations on Sydney, 287
 Wrecked on Porpoise, 287
 Sails for Port Jackson in Hope, 293
 Arrives at Port Jackson, 298
 Arrival at Wreck Reef, 300
 Arrival at Kupang, 302
 Decides to sail for Ile-de-France, 303 et seq.
 Sights Ile-de-France, 305
 Appears before Decaen, 321
 Seizure of his papers, 323
 Detained, 323
 Interrogated by Decaen, 324
 Invited to dinner by Decaen, 328
 His refusal, 329

 Accused of impertinence, 331
 Carries despatches for Governor King, 334
 Letters to Decaen, 339 et seq.
 Obtains books and papers, 341
 Prolongation of captivity, 348 et seq.
 Occupations in Garden Prison, 348
 Opinion of Decaen, 350
 Solicits examination by French officers, 351
 Refuses to surrender his sword, 352-3
 Removal to Wilhelm's Plains, 357
 Life at Wilhelm's Plains, 359 et seq.
 Works on his Voyage, 363
 Paper on marine barometer, 363
 Treatment by Admiralty, 366
 Release ordered, 368
 Decaen refuses release, 371-2
 Knowledge of weakness of Ile-de-France, 374
 Allegations as to taking soundings, 374
 Possibilities of escape, 377
 Released, 380
 Arrival in England, 381
 Receipt for books, papers, etc., 384
 Interest in French prisoners of war, 391
 Honoured in London, 392
 Evidence before House of Commons Committee, 392
 Works at his Voyage and charts, 392-3
 Illness of, 395
 Death of, 396
 Place of burial, 396-7
 Characteristics, 402 et seq.
 Visit to wounded French officer,
 Advice to young officers, 408-10
 As a navigator, 414 et seq.
 Naming of Australia, 420 et seq.
Flinders, Mrs, Ann, marriage to Matthew Flinders, 164
 Flinders' letters to, 167, 193, 276, 279, 349, 410
 Proposed voyage in Investigator, 184 et seq.
 On Admiralty's treatment of Flinders, 366
 Meets Flinders on his return, 381
 Pension voted by Australian colonies, 400
Flinders, S. W., , joins Investigator, 178
 On Wreck Reef, 300
Flinders' bar, invention of, 416
Flinders' Entrance, 269n
Flinders family, 2
 Connection with Tennysons, 7
Flinders' Island, 130, 468
Foigny, Gabriel de, his La Terre Australe connue, 421
Forfait, French Marine Minister, instructions to Baudin, 199
Fowler, Robert, joins Investigator, 178, 209, 275, 280
 On Rolla, 301, 302n
Fowler's Bay, 209, 210, 467
Francis, schooner, voyage of, 123 et seq., 133, 285
 Sails with Cumberland, 298 et seq.
Franklin, Sir John, connection with Flinders' family, 7
 On the Polyphemus, 170
 Influenced by Flinders, 170
 Joins Investigator, 178
 At wreck of Porpoise, 295

 On Rolla, 301
 On Flinders' return to England, 382
Franklin's Isles, 210, 467
French Island, 115, 204
French Revolution, 41
Freycinet, Lieutenant Louis de, at Sydney, 253, 464
 On military situation at Port Jackson, 259, 260, 261
 His hydrographical work, 386
 Charge of plagiarism against, 387
 Publication of his charts, 389
Furneaux, commander of Adventure, 74, 108
Furneaux Land, 108

Gambier Isles, 216, 468
Gambier, Mount, 234
Garden Prison, see Maison Despeaux,
Géographe, Le, 190, 202-4, 225 et seq., 246 et seq., 253-4, 304, 321, 431 et seq.
George's River, exploration of, 86
Glasshouse Bay, 158
Glasshouse Mountains, 159
Good, Peter, gardener, joins Investigator, 180
Grant, Captain, in command of Lady Nelson, 233
 Governor King on, 234
 Sails for Australia, 234

Harrington, brig, and the American contraband trade, 152 et seq.
Hartog, Dirk, his metal plate, 68
Hawkesbury River, the, 261, 285, 441
Heemskirk, Mount, 140, 466
Hervey Bay, 158
Hicks, Point, 107, 130
Hindmarsh, Sir John, his naval career, 16
Hohenlinden, battle of, 312
Hope, cutter, 293-4, 298, 384
Howe, Lord, battle off Brest, 43
Hunter, Captain John, appointed Governor of New South Wales, 77
 Interest in Australian colonisation, 79
 Discourteous treatment of by Portuguese Viceroy, 81
 Encourages Bass and Flinders, 85
 On Bass Strait, 100 et seq.

Ile-de-France, 302
 Flinders at, 305 et seq.
 Interior of, 358
 Military situation of, 373, 379
 Regulations concerning visiting ships, 375
 Blockade of, 379
 Captured by British, 382
Investigator, 163 et seq.
 Reasons for expedition, 173
 Formerly the Xenophon, 174
 Refitting of, 175-6
 Leakiness, 175
 Selection of crew, 177
 Sailing delayed, 190
 Sailing of, 190, 193
 On South Coast, 205 et seq.
 In Encounter Bay, 224 et seq., 431 et seq.
 In Port Phillip, 233 et seq.
 Arrival at Port Jackson, 244
 Circumnavigation of Australia, 265 et seq.
 Decrepit condition of, 272, 275, 276
 Taken to England, 284
 End of, 284
Investigator Strait, 217, 389, 470

Jervis Bay, 104
Julia Percy Island, 235

Jussieu, French botanist, recommends Baudin to command discovery voyage, 201, 255, 264

Kangaroo Island, discovery of, 216, 434, 469
 Wild life on, 220
 Baudin at, 232, 276, 388
Kent, Lieutenant William, 94, 126, 157, 186, 399
Kent's Group, 126, 465
Keppel Bay, 267
King, Governor, P, G, and Bass's South American project, 149 et seq.
 His hospitality to French expedition, 248
 Receives news of Porpoise wreck, 298
 Entrusts despatches to Flinders, 334
 Protest against Flinders' imprisonment, 365
King George's Sound, 205
King Island, 229
 Discovery of, 236
 French at, 251
Kupang, 275

Lacépède, 255
Lacy, midshipman, 241, 391
Lady Nelson, 73, 120, 233 et seq., 267, 285
Lapérouse, 71, 76, 173, 198, 222, 223, 247, 268, 361, 418
Launceston, 137,
Lawson, Lieutenant, his share in crossing Blue Mountains, 99
Leeuwin, Cape, 197, 206, 466
Linois, Rear-Admiral, 302, 317-18
Little Bay, 104,
Liverpool, Lord, 426
Lofty, Mount, 217, 470
Louis XVI, his interest in discovery voyages, 173
Louth Bay, 211
Louth Isle, 211, 469
Lucky Bay, 211, 467

Macquarie, Fort, 248n
Macquarie, Governor, his use of word Australia, 428
Maison Despeaux (Garden Prison), 345
Malaspina, Admiral, 437
Malte-Brun, 367
 Championship of Flinders, 387, 414
Maria Island, 274, 472
Marsden, Reverend Samuel, 439
Martin's Isles, 91, 465
Mauritius, see Ile-de-France,
Melville Bay, 274, 473
Memory Cove, 214, 468
Monistrol, Colonel, 321, 324, 329, 338, 341, 345, 371, 384
Moreau, General, 311 et seq.
Moreton Bay, 158, 162
Mornington, 241
Mornington Island, 273, 471
Murray, Lieutenant John, discovers Port Phillip, 237
 Accompanies Flinders, 267
Mutton birds, 127 et seq.

Napoleon, authorises French discovery voyage, 173, 198, 255
 His opinion of General Decaen, 313
 Sends Decaen to India, 315
 Hears of the Flinders case, 347
 Orders release of Flinders, 368
 His comment on oaths of allegiance, 382
Naturaliste, Le, 115, 190, 202-4, 225 et seq., 247 et seq., 253, 304, 336, 434n-5
Navy, the British, promotion in, 15
 Entrance to, 17
Nelson, 15, 211
Nelson, Cape, 211, 235

Nepean, Evan, Secretary of the Admiralty, 176, 238
Nepean Peninsula, 236n, 238, 242
Nichols, Isaac, case of, 157
Norfolk, sloop, 134
 Flinders' description of, 138
 Importance of voyage, 142-3
 Voyage to Queensland coast, 158 et seq.
Northumberland, Cape, 234
Nuyts, Pieter, 69, 205

Observations on the Coast of Van Diemen's Land, publication of, 171
Otto, L. G., 173-4
Otway, Cape, 234, 235, 236

Palmer, Captain of Bridgewater, 290-1
Pandora's Entrance, 269, 471
Papuans, fight with in Torres Strait, 34 et seq.
Park, Mungo, and the Investigator, 178
Parramatta, 440
Partney Isle, 211, 469
Pasley, Admiral Sir Thomas, Flinders' introduction to, 18
 His interest in Flinders' career, 29
 Command of Bellerophon, 42
 Wounded in battle off Brest, 46
 Character of, 61-2
Pasley, Cape, naming of, 62, 467
Paterson, Lieut.-Col., 250, 251, 257, 439
Peel, Sir Robert, 426
Pellew, Rear-Admiral, his interest in Flinders' case, 364
Pellew Group, 273, 472
Pelsart, Francis, on the Australian Coast, 69
Percy Isles, 268, 471
Péron, Francois, at Sydney, 253
 His report on British settlement, 254, 436 et seq.
 Plays the spy on British designs, 257
 Flinders on, 262
 Scientific work of, 263
 Effect of his report on Decaen, 337
 Malte-Brun on, 387-8
 Death of, 388
Petrie, Professor W. M., Flinders, grandson of Matthew Flinders, 6, 401n
Phillip Island, 115
Pinkerton, Modern Geography, 71
Pitot, Thomas, 357, 358, 407
Pitt, Mount, 129
Plagiarism, allegation against the French, 327, 383 et seq.
 Freycinet on, 390
Pondicherry, 316
Porpoise, Flinders sails in, 285
 Wreck of, 287, 344, 384
Port Bowen, 268
Port Curtis, 267
Port Hacking, 92, 104
Port Jackson, see Sydney,
Port Lincoln, 211
 Discovery and survey of, 214
Port Louis, 305, 307. 321 et seq.
Port Phillip, 116, 225
 Flinders in, 233 et seq.
 Discovery of, 237
 Attempted settlement of, 243
Portland Bay, 235
Portlock, Lieutenant N., Commander of Assistant, 29
Portsea, 242
Preservation Island, 127, 465
Providence, H.M.S., 29 et seq., 270
Providential Cove, see Wattamolla,

Quarterly Review, article on Flinders' case, 363, 386
Queensland coasts, Flinders' voyages on, 157-162, 267-73
Quiros, voyage of, 70, 420

Red Point, 89, 465
 Reliance, H.M.S., 77, 80, 86n, 87, 93 et seq., 100, 133, 140, 158, 163, 238
Revesby Isle, 211, 469
Robbins, Acting-Lieutenant, 251
 Robinson Crusoe, influence of on Flinders, 11-12
Rowley, Commodore, 379

St. Alouarn, 205
St. Vincent's Gulf, 210, 470
 Discovery of, 217, 388
Schanck, Cape, 236
Schanck, Captain John, designs Lady Nelson, 233
Seal-fisheries, 414, 459-60
Shaw and Smith, their use of the word Australia, 423
Shinglar, Reverend John, schoolmaster of Flinders, 11
Ships not elsewhere indexed—
 Adventure, 47, 108
 Advice, brig, 188-9
 Agincourt, 399
 Albion, 50
 Alert, 18
 Aquilon, 50
 Assistant, 29 et seq.
 Audacious, 44, 48, 53, 54
 Barwell, 133
 Batavia, 69
 Bedford, 382
 Bélier, brig, 317
 Belle Poule, La, 317
 Berceau, Le, 352
 Blenheim, 372
 Blonde, La, 50
 Brunswick, 60
 Buffalo, 186, 213n, 285
 Caesar, 45, 52n, 54, 57-8
 Cape Chatham, 205
 Captivity, 19. See also Bellerophon,
 Casuarina, 250, 253, 254
 Cerberus, 163
 Circe, frigate, 42
 Cygnet, 16
 Defence, 48, 58
 Dictator, 20
 Duyfhen, yacht, 70
 Eendragt, 68
 Eliza, sloop, 125
 Elligood, 220
 Endeavour, 74, 107
 Eole, 45, 46
 Espérance, 205
 Ganges, 48
 Glatton, 297
 Glory, 50
 Greyhound, frigate, 369, 372
 Harbinger, brig, 236
 Harriet, cartel, 381
 Heemskirk, 140
 Heir Apparent, 391
 Hercules, 266
 Hunter, 323
 Java, 372
 Latona, 42, 46, 48, 49, 58
 Leviathan, 44, 51n, 53, 54, 58-9
 Lowestoft, frigate, 15
 Marengo, French frigate, 317-18
 Marlborough, 44, 53, 58
 Matilda, whaler, 32
 Minerva, frigate, 336
 Nautilus, 135
 Niger, 50
 Olympia, 381
 Orient, L', 16
 Orion, 55
 Otter, 381
 Pandora, 269

 Phaeton, 56
 Phoenix, 49
 Piemontaise, La, privateer, 363
 Polyphemus, 170
 Pompey, 391
 Queen, 51n, 55, 59
 Queen Charlotte, 44, 45, 51n, 53 et seq., 77
 Recherche, 294n
 Resolution, 21, 74
 Resource, 294n
 Révolutionnaire, 43, 52n, 54n, 61
 Rolla, 298 et seq.
 Royal Sovereign, 53
 Russell, 44, 48, 52, 53, 57, 60
 Scipio, 17, 19
 Seahorse, 184-5
 Sémillante, La, 407
 Serpente, Le, 202. See Le Géographe,
 Sirius, 77, 78, 129
 Southampton, 50
 Supply, tender, 77 et seq., 93, 94, 126
 Téméraire, 20
 Terpsichore, 407
 Terrible, 44
 Theseus, 185
 Thetis, 364
 Thunderer, 44, 52, 53, 60
 Trajan, 46
 Tremendous, 57
 Vengeur, 60
 Vésuve, Le, 202. See Le Naturaliste,
 Vianen, 69
 Warren Hastings, 363
 Warrior, 391
 Xenophon, 174. See Investigator,
 Zealand, 177
 Zeehan, 140
Shoalhaven, 104
Sibsey Isle, 211, 469
Sleaford Bay, 211, 468
Smith, Samuel, journal of, 194n, 197, 208, 232, 243, 288, 289, 294, 300
Spanish-American colonies, 149
 Contraband trade with, 152 et seq.
 Alleged British designs on, 258, 446-7, 458
Spencer, Earl, First Lord of the Admiralty, supports Flinders'
exploration project, 172-3
 Grants passport to French discovery voyage, 173
 Visited by Flinders, 392
Spencer's Gulf, 210, 212, 469
 Exploration of, 215, 388
Spilsby Isle, 211, 469
Stamford Hill, 211, 215, 469
Station Peak, 241, 242n, 470
Stickney Isle, 211, 469
Streaky Bay, 211, 467
Surfleet Point, 211, 469
Swan Harbour, 242
Swans, black, 141
Sydney, growth of, 97
 Arrival of Investigator at, 244
 Baudin's expedition at, 246 et seq.
 Péron's report on, 254, 436-64
 Military forces at, 258-9
 Flinders' observations on, 287
Sydney Cove, wreck of, 112, 123 et seq.

Tahiti, 21 et seq.
 Bass's voyages to, 147
Tamar, discovery of, 137
Tasman, voyage of, 70, 140
Tasmania, circumnavigation of, 133 et seq.
Taylor's Isle, 210. 214, 468
Teneriffe, Flinders' description of, 30

Tennysons, connection with Flinders' family, 6-7
Termination Island, 205
Terra Australis, 67, 175
Thistle, John, drowning of, 212
 Character, 213
Thistle Island, 210, 468
Tides, theory of, Flinders' writings on, 418
Tom Thumb, measurements of, 86n
 Second boat of same name, 87. 104
Torres, voyage of, 70
Torres Strait, 269
Trafalgar, battle of, 263, 373
Transportation system, Péron on, 258
Twofold Bay, discovery of, 105
 Adventure with aboriginal in, 135

Vancouver, voyage of, 71
 His discoveries on Australian coast, 205
Van Diemen, Cape, 273
Venus, brig, Bass's purchase of, 146
Voyages to Tahiti, 147
Voyages to South America, 150-1
 Seizure of, 154
Venus Bay, 148
Vlaming, his metal plate, 68

Waterhouse, Captain Henry, 77, 94 et seq., 204, 283n
Waterhouse, Elizabeth, see Bass, Elizabeth,
Waterhouse Island, 204, 466
Wattamolla (Watta-Mowlee), 92, 104, 465
Wellesley, the Marquess, Governor-General of India, 273n, 317
 His interest in Flinders' case, 364
Wellesley Isles, 273, 461
Wentworth, W. C., his share in crossing Blue Mountains, 99
Westall, Point, 210, 467
Westall, William, artist, joins Investigator, 179, 280
Westernport, discovery of, 114
 Le Naturaliste in, 204
Whaleboat, Bass', measurements of, 102
Wilhelm's Plains, Flinders' residence at, 357 et seq.
William IV inspects Flinders' charts, 392
 On proposed pension to Mrs. Flinders, 400
Williams, mate of Bridgewater, 291
Williamson, acting commissary, 100
Wilson's Promontory, 108, 117, 225, 234
Winceby Isle, 211, 469
Wombat, Flinders' description of, 132
Woolgrowing, 450-1
Wreck Reef, 285 et seq., 474

Yorke's Peninsula, 211, 218, 470
You-yang Range, 241

Zeehan, Mount, 140, 466

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