This bicentenary souvenir commemorates William Cox and the road he built in 1814-1815 which first expanded European settlement outside the Sydney basin. It contains a new transcript of Cox’s journal as well as seminal documents from Governor Macquarie and a list of the men who ‘laboured for their liberty’ to build the road. It also presents a new biographical study of William Cox, and details of his 13 children and 88 grandchildren from hitherto-unpublished family papers. It also includes a field guide to sites where Cox's Road can still be seen.
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