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Busby family papers, 1826-1864

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Busby family papers, 1826-1864

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MAV/FM4/2116 , Status: unavailable

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16AJ4EDn

Busby family papers, 1826-1864

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Busby family papers, 1826-1864

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Busby family papers, 1826-1864

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Date

1826-1864

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MAV/FM4/2116 , Status: unavailable

Record Identifier

16AJ4EDn
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1 microfilm reel of textual material - negative

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SCOPE AND CONTENTS

Contents

Series 01: Correspondence of the Busby brothers, William, John, George and Alexander, 1826-1855
Letters from William and John, regarding family matters, especially their connection with Busby's Bore and their pastoral pursuits

Series 02: Letterbook of John Busby, the elder, 17 September 1827-28 December 1836
Manuscript copies of lett...

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Busby family papers, 1826-1864

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Photographed by the Public Library of New South Wales, February 1964

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Information transferred from Manuscripts Leaf Catalogue No. 1 (5-173B) as part of the eRecords Project, 2011-2012

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Administrative / Biographical history

John Busby, civil engineer and mineral surveyor, was employed by the Mineral Surveyor's Department to supervise coal mining at Newcastle and devise a water supply for Sydney. The tunnel scheme from Hyde Park, started in 1827 and completed in 1837, became known as Busby's Bore. His sons, Alexander and William assisted him. William acted as over-s...

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MAV/FM4/2116 , Status: unavailable

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16AJ4EDn

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