The full title of the original published account was much - much - longer, in typically thorough traditional style. The bold text is the popular contraction of the Journal of an Overland Expedition in Australia from Moreton Bay to Port Essington, a Distance of Upwards of 3000 Miles, During the Years 1844-1845 ... Phew!
Amidst all the detailed insights and commentary in the pages of Leichhardt's published account, there is much which could be highlighted.
In the GACCQ book Queensland's German connections, four particularly eloquent entries were extracted from the Journal, and each given a contemporary image and a double page spread.
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