There is a passage in Collins (II. p. 51) highly characteristic of the light in which the securing the means of attendance, and thence attendance itself on divine worship, on the part of the convicts, was regarded by the constituted authorities.---A church-clock having been brought to the settlement in ``The Reliance'', and no building fit for its reception having been since erected, preparations were now making for constructing a tower fit for the purpose, to which might be added a church, whenever at a future day the increase of labourers might enable the governor to direct such an edifice to be built.

RP Book 5 Chapter 2