'Northern Territory As It Is 1882' is an account of a trip by South
Australian parliamentarians to the Northern Territory, written by William Sowden
The book includes detailed descriptions of where they went, and what they did
in the Northern Territory, as well as the trip back. It mentions visits to the
ports, the interior, around Palmerston and government plantations, with full
descriptions of the Territory’s settlements and industries. Also included is a
report on the general resources of the territory by Professor Tate.
This book is useful to those with Northern Territory social history interests
and proves an interesting read for all interested in early Australian history
and its development.
High quality scanned images of the whole of the original book. This CD has
been bookmarked for easy navigation, and pages can be searched, browsed,
enlarged and printed out if required.