Preface; 1. Departure from Sydney; 2. Night alarm; 3. The hunt; 4. Journey to Swan Port; 5. Journey continued; 6. Cambria; 7. Bush fires; 8. Excursion to the Schoutens; 9. Swan Port conchology; 10. Our new home of 'Riversdale'; 11. Home occupations; 12. The aborigines of Van Diemen's Land; 13. Joyful removal to Spring Vale; 14. Garden-making; 15. The 'Devil'.
A valuable work for colonial and women's writing, covering both life in the society and observations of nature.