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Samuel Augustus Perry - Ostracism or rambling reminiscences, 1831. 1847, 1853 (transcribed 1902)

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Samuel Augustus Perry - Ostracism or rambling reminiscences, 1831. 1847, 1853 (transcribed 1902)

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MLMSS 5882

Record identifier

YK5elxxn

Samuel Augustus Perry - Ostracism or rambling reminiscences, 1831. 1847, 1853 (transcribed 1902)

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Samuel Augustus Perry - Ostracism or rambling reminiscences, 1831. 1847, 1853 (transcribed 1902)

Full title

Samuel Augustus Perry - Ostracism or rambling reminiscences, 1831. 1847, 1853 (transcribed 1902)

Date

1831, 1847, 1853 (transcribed in 1902)

Call Numbers

MLMSS 5882

Record Identifier

YK5elxxn
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1 box - 0.02 Meters

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Microfilm : CY 3093, frames 18-78 (MLMSS 5882)

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Contents

This journal was transcribed from the original by the antiquary, Thomas Whitley in 1902. It records Perry's journey from Sydney to the Blue Mountains during a period of "enforced leave", a result of unjustified criticism from his superior, Sir Thomas Mitchell. The narrative is interrupted by Perry's bitter observations on these circumstances and by...

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Samuel Augustus Perry - Ostracism or rambling reminiscences, 1831. 1847, 1853 (transcribed 1902)

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Acquired from Hordern House in 1994

Administrative / Biographical history

Samuel Perry was born in Wales in 1792. He joined the British army in 1809 as an ensign and served in the Peninsular War. In 1819 he was appointed professor of topographical drawing at the Royal Military College. He arrived in Sydney in 1829 having been appointed deputy surveyor general of NSW. He retained that position for more than twenty years d...

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MLMSS 5882

Record Identifier

YK5elxxn

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71502

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