South Australian Almanac and Directory 1847 (Stephens)
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Media: DATA CD - 1 CD (176 pages)
Author: J. Stephens
Year: (1847) 2008
Publisher: Archive Digital Books Australasia
By 1847 the South Australian Almanac and Directory had become a well respected and popular publication. This edition was issued a little later than usual (February, rather than January), due to the influx of new businesses, and extensive revisions of the customs laws affecting imports.
Covering everything from the Adelaide Building Society to eclipses, the General Post Office to the Harbour Department and sailing directions. There are details on colonial newspapers, mines and mining companies, various religion denominations, geographical and climate information, clubs and societies, civil and military establishments, a list of Justices of the Peace.
The Town and Country Directory lists merchants in alphabetical order of surname together with their occupation and address. A useful source of information to establish the whereabouts of a person during this year.
This product is a great tool for those researching South Australian history, making information that is difficult to find plainly and easily accessible on CD.
High quality scanned images of the whole of the original book. This CD has been bookmarked for easy navigation, and pages can be searched, browsed, enlarged and printed out if required.
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