CHAPTERS I., IV., V., VII.Edit
Report of the Commission of Inquiry into the state of the colony of New South Wales. Printed by order of the House of Commons, 1822.
"Two Voyages to New South Wales and Van Diemen's Land", by Thomas Reid [Surgeon on board the Neptune and Morley transport ships], Member of the Royal College of Surgeons in London, and Surgeon in the Royal Navy. London: Longman and Co., 1822.
"Narrative of a Visit to the Australian Colonies", by James Backhouse. London: Hamilton, Adams and Co., 1843.
Report of a Select Committee on Transportation. Printed by order of the House of Commons, 1838. [Evidence of Colonel Henry Breton.—Q. 2,431-2,436.]
CHAPTERS I., II., III.Edit
Report of a Select Committee [ut supra], 1838. Evidence of John Barnes, Esq., pp. 37-49.
Appendix to above Report, I., No.56,B.
"Tasmanian Journal of Natural Science", etc., vol. ii. Account of Macquarie Harbour, by T. G. Lempriere, Esq., A.D.C.G., pp. 17, 107, 200. Tasmania: Henry Dowling. London: John Murray, 1846.
"Van Diemen's Land Anniversary and Hobart Town Almanac, 1831." Account of Macquarie Harbour, by James Ross, p.262. Hobart Town: James Ross, 1832.
"Meliora", April, 1861—"Our Convict System": case of Charles Anderson, chained to a rock for two years in irons. See also "Our Convicts", p. 233, vol. i., Mary Carpenter. Longmans, 1864.
"Backhouse's Narrative" [ut supra] chapters iii., iv.
Files of Hobart Town Courier, 1827-8, more especially October 23 and December 7, 1827, and February 2, 1828.
CHAPTERS IV. and VIII.Edit
Report of a Select Committee [ut supra], 1838, pp. 353, 354, 355.
CHAPTERS IX., XV., XVII.Edit
"Tasmanian Journal" [ut supra], vol. i.: Account of Macquarie Harbour, by T. G. Lempriere, Esq. [ut supra]. The seizure of the Cypress (sic.), pp.366-7. Escape of Morgan and Popjoy, p. 369. The seizure of the Frederick, pp. 371-375.
"Van Diemen's Land Annual", 1838: Narrative of the Sufferings and Adventures of certain of Ten Convicts, etc., pp.1-11. Hobart Town: James Ross, 1838.
"Old Tales of a Young Country", by Marcus Clarke: The Last of Macquarie Harbour, pp. 141-146. The Seizure of the Cyprus, pp. 133-140. Melbourne: George Robertson, 1871.
Transportation: Copy of a communication upon the subject of Transportation addressed to Earl Grey by the Lord Bishop of Tasmania. Reprinted for private distribution to the heads of families only. Launceston: Henry Dowling, 1848.
Report of a Select Committee [ut supra], 1837. Evidence of Ernest Augustus Slade, Esq.—Q.870. Ibidem, 1838: Evidence of James Mudie, Esq.—Q. 804-813.
Backhouse's Narrative [ut supra]: Appendix, lxxvi.
"Van Diemen 's Land Annual", 1838 [ut supra], pp.12-33. Old Tales, etc, [ut supra], The Last of Macquarie Harbour, pp. 147-156.
Report of a Select Committee [ut supra], 1838: Evidence of E. A. Slade, Esq.-Q. 1,882-1,892.
Ibidem: Appendix No.ii., E.
Report of a Select Committee [ut supra], 1837: Evidence of John Russell, Esq., Assist.-Surgeon 63rd Regiment.—Q. 426-615.
Ibidem: Evidence of Colonel Geo. Arthur—Q. 4,510-4,548.
CHAPTERS XXIII., XXIV., XXVI.Edit
"The Adventures of Martin Cash, the Bushranger." Hobart Town: J. L. Burke, 1870. pp. 64-70.
"Van Dieman's Land Annual" [ut supra], 1829: Visit to Port Arthur. Account of the Devil's Blow-Hole.
Report of a Select Committee [ut supra], 1832, Appendix I., No. 56 C. and D. Deposition of Alexander Pierce and official statements of trial and execution of Pierce and Cox for murder and cannibalism.
"The Bushrangers,", by James Bonwick, Esq. Article-"Port Arthur"
CHAPTERS III., IV.Edit
Sessional Papers printed by order of the House of Lords, 1847. Enclosure to No. XI. Extract of a paper by the Rev. T. B. Naylor. Enclosure 3 in No.XIV. Copy of Report [dated Hobart Town, 20th June, 1846] from Robert Pringle Stewart, Esq.: [officer appointed by the Lieut.-Governor of Van Dieman's Land, to inspect the penal settlement of Norfolk Island] to the Comptroller-General.
House of Lords Report of a Commission on the execution of Criminal Law, 1847, Evidence of the Lord Bishop of Tasmania—Q. 4,795—4,904 and 5,085—5,130.
Despatch of His Excellency Sir William Denison to Secretary of State, 10th July, 1847.
Report of a Select Committee [ut supra], 1838: Evidence of the Very Rev. Wm. Ullathorne, D.D.—Q.150-318.
Report of House of Lords [ut supra], 1847: Evidence of Albert Charles Stonor, Esq., Crown Solicitor of New South Wales—Q. 5,174-5,197. Also evidence of Rev. Wm. Wilson, D.D.—Q. 5,545-5,568.
Correspondence relating to the dismissal of the Rev. T. Rogers from his chaplaincy at Norfolk Island; for private circulation. Launceston: Henry Dowling, 1846.
"Backhouse's Voyages" [ut supra]
CHAPTERS VII., VIII., IX., XII.Edit
Adventures of Martin Cash [ut supra], pp. 133-141; Cases of George Armstrong, "Pine Tree Jack", and Alexander Campbell.
Punishment of the "gag" and "bridle". Correspondence relating to the Rev. T. Rogers [ut supra], pp. 41-43.
Report of a Select Committee [ut supra], 1838: Evidence of the Very Rev. Wm. Ullathorne, D.D.—Q. 267:—
- "As I mentioned the names of those men who were to die, they one after another, as their names were pronounced, dropped on their knees and thanked God that they were to be delivered from that horrible place, whilst the others remained standing mute, weeping. It was the most horrible scene I have ever witnessed."}}
Ibidem: Evidence of Colonel George Arthur.—Q. 4,548.
Ibidem: Evidence of Sir Francis Forbes.—Q. 1,119.
Ibidem: Q. 1,335-1,343:—
- "* * * Two or three men murdered their fellow-prisoners, with the certainty of being detected and executed, apparently without malice and with very little excitement, stating that they knew that they should be hanged,but it was better than being where they were."