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Fremantle: 1874

13 May. Telegraph line to Geraldton opened.

Colonel Warburton and party arrive from the North-West by the schooner Mary Ann (Captain John O'Grady) after travelling overland from South Australia to the De Grey district, the trip occupying 92 months. First occasion on which camels seen in the colony.

Louis de Rougemont in the colony.

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