- Category: John McDouall Stuart - Sixth Expedition
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Wednesday, 30th July, Side Creek, Adelaide River. All were delighted with a comfortable night's rest--no mosquitoes. Proceeded to Billiatt Springs and camped. One of the horses, Jerry, has been ill for the last three weeks, and although he has not had anything to carry, it has been as much as we could do to get him into the camp. This afternoon he gave in altogether, and Mr. Kekwick was quite unable to get him a step further, and was compelled to leave him about three miles back, where there is some water and plenty of feed. Wind, south-east.