I have just received six short documents about early visits to the Colony which included New Norfolk’s Bush Hotel and the Lunatic Asylum including diary entries. Fascinating insight to the early history of New Norfolk. Documents include the following.
3 years Cruise in the Australasian Colonies R. Edmond Malone 1854
Australasia and Emigration and Prison Discipline Henry Melville 1851
Backhouse 1841 pg 88 describing NN in 1833
Convict discipline and transportation 1848
Mundy 1852 Our Antipodes
The Present State of Australia with Practical Hints on Emigration Henry Melville 1851