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LIFE OF MATTHEW FLINDERS

Bass, George—

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
Baudin, Captain Nicolas—
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