The barque OREGON, 521 tons - 1851 voyage to South Australia

from Plymouth 12 - 07 1851 with Captain Williams,
arrived Port Adelaide on October 31st, 1851 with 363 Government emigrants

LETTER OF APPRECIATION: To Captain William H. Williams of the ship OREGON, October 30th, 1851.
HONOURED SIR - We the UNDERSIGNED, in consequence of the uniform kindness and condescension manifested towards us,
as also the good order and regularity which your tact, justice and decision as preserved during the journey
from Plymouth to Adelaide,

We hereby wish to return you our sincere thanks for the same. We would also espress our entire satisfaction with the regularity
and equity maintained in the daily issue of provisions, likewise the quality of the same. Nor can we here omit to mention your kindness
in giving us the use of the school-room each night to all who wished to attend for prayer and the reading of the Sacred Scriptures;
in short, we feel we have been priviledged, preserved and care for, not only in a temperal but also in a moral and spiritual sense,
beyond our most sangune expectations.
This letter was signed by virtually all the passengers, and published in the South Australian REGISTER Newspaper (November 12, 1851).

   Dr Barlos (surgeon-superintendent) - cabin    Dr Barlos (surgeon-superintendent) - cabin
   Adam and Louisa Adams and family    Adams Adam 32 Agr. Labourer 5/1 Gloucester
         Louisa 28
         George 6
         Elizabeth 8
         Mary 1
   Elizabeth Anderson,    Anderson Elizabeth 20 Servant Edinburgh
   Isabella Anderson,    Anderson Isabella 22 Servant Edinburgh
   James ASVEL (SAR: signed Letters of Appreciation, but not on Purser's list of passengers)   
   George and Charlotte Bailey and family    Baily George 27 Agr. Labourer 55/3 Norfolk
         Charlotte (Webb) 27
         George 3
         Caroline 1
   John and Jane and John Bandon    Bowden John 34 Miner - Cornwall
         Jane 33
         John 10
   James, Harriet and Hannah Barritt,    Barnett James 40 Farm Labourer 78/2 Sussex
         Hannah 34
         Harriet 14
   William Burrow,    Barron William 25 Agr. Labourer & Weaver 83/2 Aberdeen
   Hannah Barry    Barry Hannah 25 Servant Wicklow
   W Mary Barth   
   Maria and Rose Bayne    Boyne Maria 19 Servant Dublin
      Boyne Rose 29 Servant Dublin
   William Bishop,    Bishop William 25 Agr. Labourer 127/3 Monmouth
   Tabitha Bishop,       Tabitha 23
         Isaac 1 died at sea, Aug. 20
   William and John Black,    Black John 29 Shepherd - Ayr
      Black William 26 Cartwright - Ayr
   John and Mary Blight and child    Blythe John 28 Miner 135/2 Cornwall
         Mary 29
         James inf
   Stephen, Lucy and Stephen Boddinn    Bodinner Stephen 36 Miner 137/1 Cornwall
         Lucy 28
         Stephen 1 died at sea, Aug. 28
   James Bodie,    Brodie James 25 Agr. Labourer 179/3 Orkney
   William Bonham,    Bonham William 20 Agr. Laburer 142/1 Oxford
   John Brooks,    Brooks John 21 Agr. Labourer 183/2 Bucks.
   John and Jemima Brown and child    Brown John 31 Agr. Labourer 188/2 Berks.
         Jemima 22
         James 1
   James and Absolom Brown,    Brown Absolom 20 Agr. Labourer 185/2 Berks.
      Brown James 21 Agr. Labourer - Berks.
   Wm Brown,    Brown William 24 Agr. Labourer - Renfrew
   Patrick and Bridget Bryan    Bryan Patrick 23 Farm Labourer - Tipperary
         Biddy 19
   Richard and Frances Button    Batten Richard 23 Agr. Labourer - Norfolk
         Frances 23
   Andrew, Ann and Elizabeth Byrne    Byrne Andrew 24 Ploughman 219/3 Wicklow
         Anne 21
      Byrne Elizabeth 31 Servant Wicklow
      Canning William 39 Miner 235/2 Ayr
      Canning Mary 19 Servant Ayr
      Canning William 14 Miner 235/2 Ayr
   Tom Canning, (SAR: signed Letters of Appreciation, but not on Purser's list of passengers)   
   John and Ann Carmichael and 2 children,    Carmichael John 31 Blacksmith 239/1 Perth
         Ann 30
         Ann 5
         Cathe. inf
   William CASY, (SAR: signed Letters of Appreciation, but not on Purser's list of passengers)   
   Walter Cato    Catt Walter 19 Agr. Labourer 892/3 Sussex
   William Catt,    Catt William 18 Agr. Labourer - Sussex
   John and Susan Caye    Cage John 21 Agr. Labourer 223/2 Norfolk Caye
         Susan 24
   Duncan Collin,    Collie Duncan 25 Agr. Labourer 299/1 Inverness
   William Collins,    Collins William 27 Gardener 302/1 Cornwall
   Jane Collins,       Jane 24
   Mary Cox,    Cox Mary A. 19 Servant Cambridge
   James Craffer    Crapper James 29 Agr. Labourer - Norfolk
   James CRAWFORD, (SAR: signed Letters of Appreciation, but not on Purser's list of passengers)   
   William Crowe    Crowe William 19 Agr. Labourer 351/1 Kent
   Jane, Eliza, James, William, Margaret, Peter and William Croy,    Croy William 39 Shoemaker 352/2 Orkney
      Croy William 45 Mason 352/2 Orkney
         Margaret (Croy) 42
         William 21 Agr. Labourer
         Jane 19 Servant
         James 17 Herdsman
         Eliza 14 Servant
         Peter 12
   Mary and William Cumming (SAR: signed Letters of Appreciation, but not on Purser's list of passengers)   
   Elice and Mary Curle and family    Curle Elial ? 27 Agr. Labourer 358/2 Bucks. Ellice / Elliot
         Mary (Bates) 25
         Samuel 3
         Joseph inf
   John and Mary Davy and family    Davey John 24 Agr. Labourer 374/3 Cornwall
         Mary J. 25
         John 2
         William 1
         James inf
   John Davies    Davis John 20 Agr. Labourer 382/1 Dublin
   George and Elizabeth Deacon    Deacon George 25 Agr. Labourer 391/2 Kent
      Elizabeth 28
   John and Alice Drury and child    Dring John 29 Agr. Labourer 430/1 Cambridge Drury
         Alice 26
         William 1
   William Dum    Dunn William 24 Agr. Labourer - Oxford
   Guy and P. Abbott Dunstable and family    Dunstable Guy 40 Agr. Labourer 441/3 Sussex
         P. Abbot (Gillham) 40
         Henry 9
         Emily 7
         Guy 4
         Elizabeth 3
      Dunstall William 27 Agr. Labourer 441/3 Sussex
   Mary Dunstall,    Dunstall Mary 17 Domestic Servant Middlesex
   Elizabeth Elliott,    Elliott Elizabeth 19 Servant Lanark
   John and Ann Elliott and family    Elliot John 29 Agr. Labourer 465/1 Cornwall
         Anne 25
         Charles 4
         Henry 2 died at sea, Sept. 13
   William EVERY, (SAR: signed Letters of Appreciation, but not on Purser's list of passengers)   
   George Farrant (SAR: signed Letters of Appreciation, but not on Purser's list of passengers),    Tarrant George 36 Shepherd 1567/2 Berks.
   Mary Jarrant and 2 children       Mary 34
         Frederick 11
         Jaram ? 8
      Farrell Joseph 26 Agr. Labourer - Berks.
   George Fletcher,    Fletcher George 20 Agr. Labourer 511/3 Herts.
   George Ford,    Foord George 49 Agr. Labourer - Somerset Ford
   Joseph Ford    Foord Joseph 19 Agr. Labourer - Somerset "
   Mary Ann Ford,    Foord Mary 11 Somerset "
   Ellen Ford,    Foord Ellen 9 Somerset Ford ?
   Henry Franks    Franks Henry 28 Labourer - Middlesex
   John Fyfe,    Fyfe John 23 Agr. Labourer - Inverness
   William Goodson    Goodwin William 19 Agr. Labourer 591/2 Berks.
   James GONGSTEE, (SAR: signed Letters of Appreciation, but not on Purser's list of passengers)   
   John Heddle    Heddle John 18 Agr. Labourer 710/1 Orkney
   Daniel Halls    Hall Daniel 36 Agr. Labourer 645/3 Norfolk
   William Hannell    Hannah William 26 Agr. Labourer 665/1 Ayrshire
   Jessie Harvey,    Harvey Jesse 20 Labourer 690/2 Gloucester
   Thomas Hill,    Hill Thomas 46 Agr. Labourer 740/3 Nottinghams.
   Mary Hill,       Mary 32
   James Hill,       James 13
   Thomas Hill,       Thomas 10
   John Hoskins    Hosking John 21 Miner 778/3 Cornwall
   R H Hurrell,    Hurrell Robert Henry 22 Labourer 801/2 Devon
   James and Jean James and family    James James 28 Miner 826/3 Cornwall
         Jean 28
         William 3
         Emma 2
         James inf
   R. James (listed in SAR: R. James, John and Richard Poperal)    John, Richard James 18 Farm Labourer 844/2 Cornwall
   Edward Johnson,    Johnson Edward 18 Agr. Labourer 848/1 Northumberland
   Mary Jones,    Jones Mary 24 Servant Devon
   Ann and Elizabeth Junner
      (SAR: signed Letters of Appreciation, but not on Purser's list of passengers)
   Michael and Elizabeth Keef    Keefe Michael 27 Shepherd 880/3 Wicklow
         Elizabeth (Richarson) 18
         Hugh inf
   James and Ann Kelly and child    Kelly James 26 Miner 885/3 Monmouth
         Anne 27
         Jacob 2
   Andrew and Mary Kernen,    Kirwin Andrew 24 Agr. Labourer 917/2 Dublin
         Mary 25
   W. E. Keys (SAR: signed Letters of Appreciation, but not on Purser's list of passengers)   
      Keys Mrs. E. 46 Matron Dublin
   William and Agnes Kilgour,    Kilgour William 39 Agr. Labourer 907/1 Stirling
         Agnes 39
   John King,    King John 42 Agr. Labourer 910/3 Northampton
   Jane King,       Jane 42
         John 15 Servant
   Thomas King,