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Record title

Thomas Scott papers relating to expedition to the Huon River, Recherche Bay, and South Cape of Van Diemens Land, September- November 1826

Call numbers

A 1055/1

Record identifier

9gkdaPv9

Thomas Scott papers relating to expedition to the Huon River, Recherche Bay, and South Cape of Van Diemens Land, September- November 1826

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https://collection.sl.nsw.gov.au/record/9gkdaPv9

Thomas Scott papers relating to expedition to the Huon River, Recherche Bay, and South Cape of Van Diemens Land, September- November 1826

Full title

Thomas Scott papers relating to expedition to the Huon River, Recherche Bay, and South Cape of Van Diemens Land, September- November 1826

Date

September- November 1826

Call Numbers

A 1055/1

Record Identifier

9gkdaPv9
Physical Description

Contents

0.01 metres of textual material (1 volume) - manuscript, printed

Other Descriptions

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Issue Copy

Microfilm : CY 970, frames 1 - 96

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SCOPE AND CONTENTS

Contents

PRINTED
Pilot's signals on board, Telegraph Nos. 39-48 [Printed with handwritten list on reverse]
Telegraphic signals to be made from Battery to Mount Nelfon [i.e. Nelson. Printed item]
Instructions. When the Signalman is about to make Signals, ... [printed]
Fees authorized to be demanded by the Surveying of Lands and granting of leases...

ALTERNATIVE TITLES

Full title

Thomas Scott papers relating to expedition to the Huon River, Recherche Bay, and South Cape of Van Diemens Land, September- November 1826

AUTHORS, ARTISTS AND CONTRIBUTORS

NOTES

General note

The volume consists of correspondence, printed material, drawings, and maps on various types and sized paper. Small notebooks (Nos. 12-14) of similar size and paper have been added into the volume. As the covers of these notebooks have not survived, it is difficult to ascertain whether they were originally one volume. Some of the sketches within t...

Signature / Inscriptions

Handwritten inscription on plate on front cover, "Expedition / in search of / Coal and Timber / for Government. / To the Huon River, Recherche Bay, / and / South Cape of V.D. Land. / September and Octr. / 1826"
Beneath this plate is handwritten, "No. 2028"

CONTEXTUAL INFORMATION

Source

Bequeathed by D.S. Mitchell, 1907

Administrative / Biographical history

From 1825 to 1828, Edward Dumaresq held the office of Surveyor-General and was replaced by George Frankland. William Henry Hamilton, public servant and banker, was assigned by Lieut-Governor Arthur to undertake an administrative reorganisation of the office in 1824, and was Acting Colonial Secretary for eight months in 1826. James Hobbs, explorer,...

Identifiers

PRIMARY IDENTIFIERS

Call Numbers

A 1055/1

Record Identifier

9gkdaPv9

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https://collection.sl.nsw.gov.au/record/9gkdaPv9

OTHER IDENTIFIERS

Reference code

404776

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