null

Categories

 Loading... Please wait...
show / hide sidebar

Categories

Letters From Queensland

€9.97 €5.44
(You save €4.53)
SKU:
AU4053
Availability:
Usually Ships Within 7 Days
Quantity:

Product Description

Media: DATA CD - 1 CD (119 pages)
Author: F. Shaw
Year: (1893) 2009
ISBN: 9781742226408
Publisher: Archive Digital Books Australasia

Published in 1893, this book collects together a series of letters written between December 1892 and February 1893 by Flora Louise Shaw, The Times Special Correspondent.

There are six letters:

  • Queensland (Brisbane, 10 November) – an overview of the whole colony
  • The Sugar Industry in Queensland – a look at the industry historically and in the present; the scanned book included a loose news clipping from The Times, 22 September 1894, which refers back to the original letter on the Sugar Industry
  • The Mineral Wealth of Queensland (Rockhampton) discusses the mining regions of the colony: including gold at the Charters Towers, Mount Morgan, Gympie, Croydon, Etheridge, Ravenswood, Palmer, Russell, Hodgkinson, Bowen, Cloncurry and Cooktown fields; copper, lead and silver at Chillagoe and Herberton and tin at Eureka Creek
  • Pastoral Queensland (Blackall, Western Queensland) (2 letters) a reflection on the Queensland bush and its contrast to London: the temperature, rainfall, isolation, floods, animals, timber, stations. The author notes that “You are permeated with sunshine ... the invigorating smell of the earth is always in your nostrils”
  • The Queensland Separation Question – a look at the question of the separation of northern and central Queensland from southern Queensland. The elements of size and diversity of climatic conditions form the basis of the demand for separation by the North and Central divisions. Before passing on to the details by which the demand is supported, it is worth while to glance at the map and realise that the sub-division which is asked for would create three colonies, each of them, roughly speaking, of about the size of France.

This CD contains high quality scanned images of the original book, and 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:
Letters From Queensland

Product Reviews

Write Review

This product hasn't received any reviews yet. Be the first to review this product!

Find Similar Products by Category

Questions & Phone Orders

Questions & Phone Orders

1/1257 North East Road
Ridgehaven South Australia 5097
Australia
1300 526 069 | (08) 8263 2055

Shop with Confidence

Shop with Confidence

We accept payment by credit card, Paypal, direct deposit, cheque or money order.

30 Day Moneyback Guarantee

30 Day Moneyback Guarantee

If you're not 100% satisfied with your purchase, please let us know. You can return it unopened or in as new condition within 30 days of purchase for full refund or credit, excluding freight.

Genealogy Ebooks
Genealogy Blog
Gould Digital
UTP
Unlock the Past Cruises
Dragonfly Genealogy
ADBA

Back to Top