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Letter from Andrew Aitken to James Dunlop, 15 April 1823

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Letter from Andrew Aitken to James Dunlop, 15 April 1823

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MLMSS 7488

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1wN2PqBn

Letter from Andrew Aitken to James Dunlop, 15 April 1823

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Letter from Andrew Aitken to James Dunlop, 15 April 1823

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Letter from Andrew Aitken to James Dunlop, 15 April 1823

Date

1823

Call Numbers

MLMSS 7488

Record Identifier

1wN2PqBn
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Letter from Andrew Aitken, Overton, Scotland, addressed to James Dunlop Residing near Government House, Parramatta, New Holland, care of John Wylie from Dalry. The letter, from one of Dunlop's friends, conveys news of his friends and relations at Overton. Also included is the front page of an envelope addressed to 'Mr James Dunlop, Kincumber, Brisb...

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Letter from Andrew Aitken to James Dunlop, 15 April 1823

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Presented by Geoff Thomson in 2004

Administrative / Biographical history

James Dunlop, astronomer, was born in Dalry, Ayrshire, Scotland. In 1821 he came to Australia, with Charles Rumker, as an assistant at the new observatory at Parramatta. He was appointed Superintendent in 1831. In 1847 he retired to his farm at Kincumber on Brisbane Water where he died in 1848.

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MLMSS 7488

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1wN2PqBn

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