5th December 1823
On this day, 5th December 1823, Allan Cunningham was camped near Richmond. He arrived back in Parramatta five days later.
Allan Cunningham wrote in his journal: At 3 P.M., we had descended the range easterly through the forest to the spot whereon we had first encamped upon quitting Richmond, and where we again pitched our tents, intending to remain there a day should my horses require further rest. 1.
- Source: Robert Heward’s Biographical Sketch of Allan Cunningham, Part 3