On this day, HMS Bathurst departed Port Louis, Mauritius where the ship had undergone a refit. They’d been in Mauritius since 6th of August 1821.
Robert Heward wrote: Mr Cunningham, whose health was very indifferent, having at this period symptoms of disordered liver [hepatitis], made the best use of his time, as far as his [p270] debilitated state of health would permit, in visiting such parts of the island as were accessible to him [Ref 1]
Heward, Robert. “A Biographical Sketch of the Late Allan Cunningham.” The Journal of Botany Volume IV and Volume I (1842) p270 Print.