ARRIVAL OF THE ROMULUS
The Daily Southern Cross October 19th 1862
The ship signalled on Saturday afternoon, and which by many was supposed to be the 'Indian Empire' (now overdue), proved to be the 'Romulus', Captain Lord, of Bristol, from London. She left Gravesend on June 26th, and had concequently been 113 days on the voyage. She brings 121 passengers and a cargo of general merchandize. After working down the Channel experienced contrary head winds until July 12th. Crossed the Equator on August 10th, in 270 W. On September ? (removed by rip in newspaper) she passed the meridian of the Cape in 420 S. On Tuesday, 14th inst., made the Three King's, and came to anchor in the Waitemata on Saturday evening at 8 pm. The 'Romulus' experienced fine weather all the voyage out. Mr D Nathan is her agent.