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Jonathan Wathen - Letter received from William Hill, Sydney Cove, Port Jackson, 26 July 1790 (copy made in 1791)

Call numbers

SAFE/MLMSS 6821 (Safe 1/195)

Record identifier

9yMWVyx9

Jonathan Wathen - Letter received from William Hill, Sydney Cove, Port Jackson, 26 July 1790 (copy made in 1791)

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Jonathan Wathen - Letter received from William Hill, Sydney Cove, Port Jackson, 26 July 1790 (copy made in 1791)

Full title

Jonathan Wathen - Letter received from William Hill, Sydney Cove, Port Jackson, 26 July 1790 (copy made in 1791)

Author / Creator

Date

1790-1791

Call Numbers

SAFE/MLMSS 6821 (Safe 1/195)

Record Identifier

9yMWVyx9
Physical Description

Contents

0.01 metres of textual material (1 folder) - manuscript

Other Descriptions

Level of description

Fonds

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Issue Copy

Microfilm : CY 4036, frames 27-35 (MLMSS 6821, filed at Safe 1/195)

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SCOPE AND CONTENTS

Contents

Copy of a letter addressed to Jonathan Wathen Esq., Bond Court, Walbrook, London. The copy was made by T Baker and is dated 24 Dec 1791. On this copy the recipient's name is spelt Watham; it is spelt Wathen on the original letter written by Hill which is held in the Public Record Office, London. Baker's copy shows minor differences in wording and...

ALTERNATIVE TITLES

Full title

Jonathan Wathen - Letter received from William Hill, Sydney Cove, Port Jackson, 26 July 1790 (copy made in 1791)

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Author / Creator

NOTES

General note

The original letter written by Hill is part of the Colonial Office records held in the Public Record Office, London, in the series Original Correspondence - Secretary of State, Port Jackson, CO 201/5 (available in the Mitchell Library on microfilm reel PRO 3). A typed transcript of Hill's original letter is reproduced in the book 'William Hill, Cap...

CONTEXTUAL INFORMATION

Source

Acquired from Tim McCormick in 1992

Administrative / Biographical history

William Hill was Second Captain of the New South Wales Corps and commander of the detachment on the transport Surprize which brought convicts to New South Wales with the Second Fleet. The Surprize left England on 17 January 1790 and arrived in Sydney on 26 June. During 1791 Hill served on Norfolk Island where he quarrelled with several officers. In...

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Call Numbers

SAFE/MLMSS 6821 (Safe 1/195)

Record Identifier

9yMWVyx9

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Reference code

402753

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