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Anonymous - 'A Boundary Rider' by 'Back Blocker', ca. 1898, together with an introductory paragraph in the hand of J. F. Archibald

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MLMSS 7131

Record identifier

1wN2opOn

Anonymous - 'A Boundary Rider' by 'Back Blocker', ca. 1898, together with an introductory paragraph in the hand of J. F. Archibald

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Anonymous - 'A Boundary Rider' by 'Back Blocker', ca. 1898, together with an introductory paragraph in the hand of J. F. Archibald

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Anonymous - 'A Boundary Rider' by 'Back Blocker', ca. 1898, together with an introductory paragraph in the hand of J. F. Archibald

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Date

ca. 1898

Call Numbers

MLMSS 7131

Record Identifier

1wN2opOn
Physical Description

Contents

1 folder - 0.01 Meters

Textual Records - (manuscript)

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Fonds

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Out of copyright : Published before 1955

Please acknowledge: : Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales

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SCOPE AND CONTENTS

Contents

The manuscript describes the solitary and monotonous life of a boundary rider in western New South Wales at the end of the 19th century. It comprises seven foolscap pages written in ink, endorsed on the last page in blue pencil with the title and dated 1898. There are some editorial marks that are not in the author's hand. On a separate leaf, the e...

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Anonymous - 'A Boundary Rider' by 'Back Blocker', ca. 1898, together with an introductory paragraph in the hand of J. F. Archibald

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NOTES

General note

Digital order no:Album ID : 1025619

CONTEXTUAL INFORMATION

Source

Acquired from New Century Antiquarian Books in 2002

Administrative / Biographical history

According to J. F. Archibald's introductory paragraph, this manuscript was found in an abandoned hut on the Western Plains of New South Wales at the end of the 19th century. The anonymous author apparently gave up his work as a boundary rider to go to the war in South Africa. J. F. Archibald was editor of the Bulletin from 1886 to 1903. 'A Boundary...

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MLMSS 7131

Record Identifier

1wN2opOn

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421032

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