Mules Query


“Muleteer” wishes to know when mules were first brought to South Australia for carrying copper between the Burra and Port Wakefield.

‘Muleteer.’—Mules were introduced into South Australia in the early part of 1850 to carry for the Burra mines when they opened up with Port Wakefield. The mules were brought out in a vessel called the Ibella, a correspondent says.  …