Diary kept during a journey from Adelaide to Alice Springs [through] MacDonnell Ranges, 15 September - 28 December 1871, with stores and equipment for the Overland Telegraph, written by Edwin John Harris, then aged 20. He was in the company of R.P. Boucaut (in charge), E. Flint, & ? Rollo. After the 'Lubra' arrived at Port Augusta on 29 September Messrs Mueller, Watson, Clarke, Bowley and Bell joined them. The diary concludes on their arrival at the Todd Creek in Alice Springs. Diary last page has 'A.G. 14 September 1872' circled.