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Captain Foster Fyans reminiscences, 1810-ca. 1854

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Captain Foster Fyans reminiscences, 1810-ca. 1854

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MAV/FM4/2278 , Status: unavailable

Record identifier

16AJpQzn

Captain Foster Fyans reminiscences, 1810-ca. 1854

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Captain Foster Fyans reminiscences, 1810-ca. 1854

Full title

Captain Foster Fyans reminiscences, 1810-ca. 1854

Date

1810-ca. 1854

Call Numbers

MAV/FM4/2278 , Status: unavailable

Record Identifier

16AJpQzn
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Contents

1 micofilm reel of textual material - negative

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Fonds

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SCOPE AND CONTENTS

Contents

Describes his military service at Cadiz, during the Peninsular War and in India with 67th Regiment and in Sydney with 4th (King's Own) Regiment, the Moreton Bay penal settlement and the district, rescue of Eliza Fraser from the natives by John Graham, his work in the Portland Bay district and the work of Henry Smythe who planned Geelong

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Captain Foster Fyans reminiscences, 1810-ca. 1854

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NOTES

General note

Filmed by the State Library of Victoria, 1964
Penal colonies -- Queensland

Description source

Information transferred from Manuscripts Leaf Catalogue No. 1 (5-244B) as part of the eRecords Project, 2011-2012

CONTEXTUAL INFORMATION

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Original in the State Library of Victoria (MS 6939 Box 363/7)

Administrative / Biographical history

Foster Fyans arrived in Sydney in 1833, spent some time on Norfolk Island and was appointed Commandant at Moreton Bay in 1835. In 1837 he was appointed Police Magistrate and Protector of Aborigines at Geelong, Victoria, and was Commissioner of Crown Land at Portland Bay 1840-1849

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MAV/FM4/2278 , Status: unavailable

Record Identifier

16AJpQzn

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