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John H. W. Pettit letters to his family in England, illustrated with sketches by the writer, 1852-1868

Call numbers

B 1418

Record identifier

92eVrbxY

John H. W. Pettit letters to his family in England, illustrated with sketches by the writer, 1852-1868

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John H. W. Pettit letters to his family in England, illustrated with sketches by the writer, 1852-1868

Full title

John H. W. Pettit letters to his family in England, illustrated with sketches by the writer, 1852-1868

Author / Creator

Date

1852-1868

Call Numbers

B 1418

Record Identifier

92eVrbxY

Language

Australian languages

Physical Description

Contents

0.03 metres of textual material (1 volume)

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Fonds

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Copying Conditions

Out of copyright

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SCOPE AND CONTENTS

Contents

The letters to his parents and sister describe the voyage out on the Atrevida September-December 1852, arrival in Melbourne and journey to Forest Creek Diggings, the tools and methods used and the life at the diggings January-June 1853. In October 1854 the writer settled at Tarraville where he was first employed as superintendent of works connected...

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John H. W. Pettit letters to his family in England, illustrated with sketches by the writer, 1852-1868

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NOTES

General note

Microfilm copy available at CY 480, frames 1 - 378

AIATSIS language code and map grid reference:
Ngarigo / Ngarigu language (S46) (NSW SJ55-04)
Wiradjuri language (D10) (NSW SI55-07)
Dharug / Daruk / Darug language (S64) (NSW SI56-05)
Brabralung language (S45) (Vic SJ55-07)
(accessed 22 October 2014)

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CONTEXTUAL INFORMATION

Source

Purchased from Maggs Bros., 9 November 1951

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Living Language: Country, Culture, Community

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Call Numbers

B 1418

Record Identifier

92eVrbxY

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Reference code

931980

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