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Historical Records of Australia Series 3 Volume 2

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AU0050S3-02
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Media: DATA CD - 1 CD (898 pages)
Year: (1921) 2011
ISBN: 9781921957741
Publisher: Archive Digital Books Australasia

The Historical Records of Australia Series III, published in 1921, covers despatches and papers relating to the settlement of the states. Volume 2 looks in particular at Tasmania July 1812 to 1819.

The papers included are despatches from Major Geils, Lieut Governors Davey and Sorell, despatches to and from the commandants at Port Dalrymple and miscellaneous papers relating to the administration of the government in the island of Tasmania.

The reproduction of the actual material gives an invaluable insight into the lives, frustrations, triumphs and failures of the settlers and settlements. A comprehensive index allows easy access to individual events.

SAMPLE ENTRY:

PETITION of Robert Kettle most humbly Sheweth:-
His Excellency Laughlin Macquarie, Esquire, Captain General and Governor in Chief, etc., etc, etc.
THAT your Petitioner has now resided about 10 Years at Port Dalrymple, and about 3 Years since Received your Excellency's most Gracious Emancipation. That your Petr. has a Lawfull Wife and 2 Children now at Port Dalrymple. Your Petitioner therefore Humbly Prays Your Excellency may be pleased to allow him a Farm at P.D. with whatever Indulgency's your Excellency may deem meet, and your Petitioner will ever Pray,
ROBERT KETTLE.

This product contains high quality scanned images of the original book. It has been bookmarked for easy navigation. Pages can be searched, browsed, enlarged and printed out if required.

SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS:
Any computer using Adobe (Acrobat) Reader 4 or later
Adobe Reader 6 or later is recommended for CDs with searchable text

ALSO AVAILABLE AS AN EBOOK:
Historical Records of Australia Series 3 Volume 2

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