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Copy of conditional pardon issued to George Morris signed by Richard Bourke and Alexander McLeay, Sydney, 6 April 1833

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MLMSS 9907/Box 1X

Record identifier

1l4d78V1

Copy of conditional pardon issued to George Morris signed by Richard Bourke and Alexander McLeay, Sydney, 6 April 1833

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Copy of conditional pardon issued to George Morris signed by Richard Bourke and Alexander McLeay, Sydney, 6 April 1833

Full title

Copy of conditional pardon issued to George Morris signed by Richard Bourke and Alexander McLeay, Sydney, 6 April 1833

Author / Creator

Date

6 April 1833

Call Numbers

MLMSS 9907/Box 1X

Record Identifier

1l4d78V1
Physical Description

Contents

0.56 metres of textual material (1 outsize box) - manuscript

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Level of description

Fonds

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Copyright status : Crown copyright expired

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SCOPE AND CONTENTS

Contents

Photographic copy of conditional pardon issued to George Morris, signed by the governor, Sir Richard Bourke, and the colonial secretary, Alexander Macleay. The document is dated 6 April 1833 and numbered 91.

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Full title

Copy of conditional pardon issued to George Morris signed by Richard Bourke and Alexander McLeay, Sydney, 6 April 1833

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NOTES

General note

The Library holds an original conditional pardon for George Morris (MLDOC 3120). However it is dated 1 January 1831 and numbered 84 whereas this copy is dated 6 April 1833 and numbered 91. The wording of the two documents is otherwise identical and it would appear that the earlier pardon was incorrectly dated and when this was discovered a new one...

CONTEXTUAL INFORMATION

Source

Presented by Robert Oastler, 2015

Administrative / Biographical history

George Morris was convicted of possessing forged notes in 1816 and sentenced to transportation for life. He arrived in NSW on the Morley in 1817.

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MLMSS 9907/Box 1X

Record Identifier

1l4d78V1

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https://collection.sl.nsw.gov.au/record/1l4d78V1

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1382504

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