Wednesday, July 23, 2003

The Project Gutenberg eBook of The Life of Matthew Flinders, by Ernest Scott, was originally published by Angus and Robertson in 1914, one hundred years after Flinders' death. The use of the word Australia, prior to Flinders' designating the name to my island continent (everyone should have one), was of particular interest, as was a letter to Ann Flinders describing others aboard the Investigator.
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