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On 11 Nov 2012 Bob Dodd wrote:
TYP acá reva A. Sincerely t\o wo regret to Iparn tint the ty plius fever is raging on board tho Lad¡i M'Naughton, female emigrant ship, which armed in portón Sunday evening list, and was immediately placed un 1er the quarantine regulations it Spring Cove It appeirs that lins drealtul disease had broken out within the last Ino weeks, and in that short pen ni had carried ot filly six of the unfortunate passengers, who had lett their nittvo bornes with hopes bealing high in their bosoms, little dreaming that they were tu end in A watery grave. Above ninety are at the piesent moment dangerously ill on board, including the surgeou, Or Hawkins. 11. M. S Rattlesnake, with His Lxcellency on board, from tins port, bound to Port Phillip, met the Lady M haughton some lew d iys tiuco, when the deplorable stile of this vessel was matlo kn nvn lo his Excellency, be mimeilia ely despat» bed Dr-, of ibe Rattlesnake, on bot rd to their assistance, who volunteered to that duty. \\ ords would fail to give an adequate idea ot the dreadful scenes that grei ted Dr. - upon hu first arrival on board among the unfortunate girls ; they til ty better he imagined than described. Immedntcly after the arrival of the Lady ti'haugh ton into Port Jackson, two of the Colonial Surgeons were despatched to tho assistance ot the sick. Ycstcrd iy evening the steamer \ustraiia, wah the folio» log gentlemen proceeded lo Spring Cove, where the Lady ¡WNaughton is under quarantine, to seo the passengers landed, and to take the necessary steps for the prevention of the conta gous fever spreading. Colonel Snodgrass, > . D. Thomson, Esq , and the Lord Bishop, M umbers forming the Lxecutive Council, J. Raymond, Lsq Postmaster Generil, M. W. Lewis, Esq. Colonial Aichitcct, J. Nicholson, Lsq. Harbour Master, the Acting Brigade Major, and 21 soldiers, 2 corporals, and two ST géants, lo form a guard rou id the qua rauttne ground.
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