This Day in History: 1839-10-03

Captain John Scully bought 160 acres of land adjacent to the Crown Reserve of Bolgart Springs.

Rica Erickson. The Victoria Plains. Lamb Paterson, 1971, p. 6.
Rica Erickson. Rica’s stories; edited by Lenore Layman. RWAHS, 2001, pp. 46-47.
WA government gazette, 19 June 1855, p.2. (states Scully’s Lot 37 was 160 acres)