|The Princess Victoria arrived in
Sydney from Calcutta via Hobart on 28th November having sailed from
Calcutta on 10th August and Hobart 19th November.
included Dr. Wilson R.N., Mr. John Stubbs, Rolla O'Ferral, Esq.,
Captain Laird, late of the 31st regiment, Mr. William Clay, and 13
European prisoners of the Crown from England. One prisoners, Patrick
Clinton had died on board the vessel before departure.
prisoners were all formerly soldiers from England and Ireland who
had been convicted of crimes such as mutiny, stabbing with a
bayonet, shooting with intent and assault.
The Sydney Herald reported that two beautiful
entire Arabian horses were imported on the Princess Victoria for
Richard Jones Esq.,
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Convicts and passengers of the Princess Victoria identified in the