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Historical Records of New Zealand Vol. II.

Captain Furneaux to Secretary Stephens

Captain Furneaux to Secretary Stephens.

Adventure, sloop, Plymouth, 19 June, 1772.


I have received your letter of the 15th past, signifying their Lordships' directions for me to send them the names and time of embarkation of the gentlemen employed by Mr. Banks on board his Majesty's sloop under my command, and, in answer thereto, have to acquaint their Lordships that they embarked the first day of May. John Cleveley, draughtsman; Sigismund Bacstrum, secretary; William Bailey, astronomer; and Robert Macky, his servant.

I am, &c.,

Tob's Furneaux.