Sydney in August 18o6 )
request his son-in-law, John Putland, be appointed as his naval Lieutenant
accompanied by his daughter now Mary Putland, who would act as Governor's
24th August, 1806, Bligh had
appointed Putland his aid du camp (sic)
January, 1807, Putland was appointed
Commander of the Porpoise
John Putland died of tuberculosis on
4th January, 1808, and was buried in the grounds of Government House.
On January 26th
(now Australia Day), 1808, governor Bligh deposed in the rum rebellion.
detained 12 months sets sail for england but sails to hobart
remained until January 1810 17
January 1810 returned to Sydney collected evidence in connection with
the rebellion & forthcoming trial of Johnston. He sailed for England on 12