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Charters and commissions concerning the Colony of North Australia / C. FitzRoy and Victoria, Queen of Great Britain

Call numbers

Safe 1/3b , Safe 1/3c , Safe 1/3d , Safe 1/3e

Record identifier

92eVpxPY

Charters and commissions concerning the Colony of North Australia / C. FitzRoy and Victoria, Queen of Great Britain

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Charters and commissions concerning the Colony of North Australia / C. FitzRoy and Victoria, Queen of Great Britain

Full title

Charters and commissions concerning the Colony of North Australia / C. FitzRoy and Victoria, Queen of Great Britain

Date

1846-1847

Call Numbers

Safe 1/3b , Safe 1/3c , Safe 1/3d , Safe 1/3e

Record Identifier

92eVpxPY

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Physical Description

Contents

0.2 metres of textual material (parchment documents in boxes) - 61 x 76 cm - manuscript

Object - 20 cm (diameter) - wax impressions of seals

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Out of copyright

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

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Issue Copy

Microfilm : CY 1330 (Safe 1/3b-e)

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SCOPE AND CONTENTS

Contents

17 Feb. 1846; Charter granted by Queen Victoria establishing the Colony of North Australia. Document written on two sheets of parchment, with decorated borders. The text of the charter was printed in the New South Wales Government Gazette, 13 Nov. 1846, page 1422. The Great Seal of Queen Victoria, in a cylindrical tin container, is housed in a sep...

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Full title

Charters and commissions concerning the Colony of North Australia / C. FitzRoy and Victoria, Queen of Great Britain

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Administrative / Biographical history

On 17 February 1846 a royal charter was issued to establish the North Australia Colony, a new colony separate from New South Wales. It comprised land north of 26 degrees south latitude, now Queensland and Northern Territory. The initiative for the colony came from William Ewart Gladstone, Secretary of State for the Colonies, and later Prime Ministe...

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PRIMARY IDENTIFIERS

Call Numbers

Safe 1/3b , Safe 1/3c , Safe 1/3d , Safe 1/3e

Record Identifier

92eVpxPY

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https://collection.sl.nsw.gov.au/record/92eVpxPY

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Reference code

455811

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