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Alexander Riley - papers, 1804-1838

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Record title

Alexander Riley - papers, 1804-1838

Call numbers

A 106 - A 108

Record identifier

9Bv7Bx69

Alexander Riley - papers, 1804-1838

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Alexander Riley - papers, 1804-1838

Full title

Alexander Riley - papers, 1804-1838

Date

1804-1838

Call Numbers

A 106 - A 108

Record Identifier

9Bv7Bx69
Physical Description

Contents

3 volumes - 0.12 Meters

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Textual Records - (printed)

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Series

Arrangement

Within each bound volume the papers are arranged mainly in chronological order. The volumes overlap in period and subject matter

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Issue Copy

Microfilm : Riley Family papers, v.1)

Microfilm : Riley Family papers, v.2)

Microfilm : Riley Family papers, v.3)

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SCOPE AND CONTENTS

Contents

A 106
[Riley papers] Vol.1
Papers comprise correspondence between Alexander Riley and Philip Gidley King (including the conferral of the position of Deputy Commissary, Port Dalrymple in 1805); invitations to functions and dinners particularly with Governor King and Lieutenant Governor Paterson; letters from Lachlan Macquarie accepting Alex...

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Alexander Riley - papers, 1804-1838

NOTES

General note

A 106 and A 108 contain a typescript contents list compiled by a Library Officer at an unknown date.

A 107 was bound but taken apart in 1983 by SLNSW Preservation Branch for conservation treatment and repairs. Pages 381-391 contain notes regarding the placement and dating of letters compiled by a Library Officer.

D.S. Mitchell bookpl...

CONTEXTUAL INFORMATION

Source

Bequeathed by D.S. Mitchell, 1907

Administrative / Biographical history

Alexander Riley, born in London in 1778?, was a merchant involved in colonial trading and a pastoralist. For biographical information, see collection record : Riley family papers, ca. 1804-1856 & Australian Dictionary of Biography. Vol.2, 1788-1850. Carlton, Vic.: Melbourne University Press, 1967

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Call Numbers

A 106 - A 108

Record Identifier

9Bv7Bx69

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421840

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