fell from a rock and injured himself badly particularly the higher ribs and the left arm. He was conveyed home in a canoe. Throughout the night he suffered severely
Arthur Quintall still suffers from the contusions he received in his fall the other day. The major part of the inhabitants are sick probably they have received an accession of disease from the Barque "Elizabeth Archer" from Sydney, which touched here a few days since. Some of her passengers were unwell at the time, and our epidemic has assumed a different type.
Frederick Young was attacked to day with spasmodic affections of the stomach which very nearly deprived him of life; had not the teacher been on the spot at the moment and the appropriate medicine (Aether, Brandy, & Laudanum) within reach, in all human probability Frederick Young would have expired under the attack.
Maria Quintall delivered of a male child. [Richard Quintal] The number of the sick is on the increase. The school is discontinued and but one service on the sabbath partly from the ill health of the teacher and in part from the continual demand for his services night and day, among the sick.
A large hair seal was captured on the west side of the island. Fletcher Christian first discovered it among the rocks, and was much alarmed at the sight of it; he feared to go near it lest it should be a ghost (of which he has a