In addition, three issues survive of a manuscript newspaper published by Gardner under the title The Western Australia gazette and general advertiser. It is unknown whether this is a different newspaper or the same newspaper under a new name. The three extant issues are held by the State Library of New South Wales, and are dated 4 April 1830, 1 June 1830 and 13 June 1830. They are larger, and sold for three shillings and sixpence.
The publication of The Fremantle journal and general advertiser was widely recognised as an important, albeit modest, step in the progress of the colony. The Sydney Gazette published a number of extracts from it, prefacing them with the comment It was even noticed by The mirror of literature, amusement, and instruction, a London anthology.
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