It was initially reported that stingray and shark were not eaten (Bradley 1786-92 : 132; Collins 1798 [1975:455]), but in winter 1788, Phillip (HRNSW 1892:192) noted they were eaten when other fish and food was scarce.
Metal fishhooks, which were given to Aboriginal people or used in exchanges for Aboriginal items (Phillip 1788 in HRNSW 1892:130; McBryde 1989: 175-79; Attenbrow 2010b:103-104) were used by men as well as women.
Another storm had `thrown' the Supply on shore, causing so much damage that it had to be unloaded and docked to have its bottom inspected to ensure it was safe to proceed on so long a voyage (HRNSW 1978:281).
Captain Henry Waterhouse wrote to Lord Sydney from Rio de Janeiro on 7 May 1795, informing him that Bennelong was `in perfect health' (HRNSW 1978:318).
Historical Records of New South Wales (HRNSW) 1978 Volume 2: Grose & Paterson 1793-95, facsimile reprint, Landsdown Slattery & Co., Sydney.
When I went I found him at the head of his armed men, and in the presence of Doctor Townson, John and Gregory Blaxland, Garnham Blaxcell, Charles Grimes, Surgeon Jamison, Nicholas Bayly, Hannibal McArthur, and Edward McArthur ...', HRNSW, vol.
(35) Bligh to Banks, 5 November 1807, Banks Papers; HRNSW, vol.
Townson to Castlereagh, 5 September 1808, HRNSW, vol.
Blaxland means to lay before your Lordship on his own affairs.' HRNSW, vol.