This series consists of manifests of cargo and passengers shipped on board particular ships from Moreton Bay, mostly to Sydney, but some to Norfolk Island or proceeding to Sydney via Norfolk Island. These manifests were kept in compliance with regulation 26.12 of 1829. (1) Until 25 June 1835, the manifests were signed by Commandant Clunie.
Cargo details were included under the following headings: Description of Cargo, By Whom Shipped, To whom consigned. Cargoes included logs of timber (silky oak, tulip wood, a fig tree, for example), birds, plants, shells, as well as bushels of maize and animal hides.
Passenger details included names of some officers (for example, Commandant Clunie, 7 Nov 1835) or non-military persons, numbers of other soldiers, and Crown Prisoners.
The ships employed were: Governor Philip, Isabella, Harriet ("hired brig"), Richmond ("hired schooner"), Dart, Bessy, and Joseph Weller ("hired schooner").
This volume contains six series of returns. Some of these series begin at the back of the book, upside down. At an unknown time, page numbers, starting from the back of the book, have been added in pencil. The manifests are on pages 190 - 200.