John Harris - Papers, 1791-1837

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John Harris - Papers, 1791-1837

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A 1597

Record identifier

Yj7dzlD9

John Harris - Papers, 1791-1837

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John Harris - Papers, 1791-1837

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John Harris - Papers, 1791-1837

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Date

1791-1837

Call Numbers

A 1597

Record Identifier

Yj7dzlD9
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1 folder - 0.02 Meters

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Issue Copy

Microfilm : CY 157, frames 854-887 (A 1597).

Photocopy : xerox copy made from microfilm.

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SCOPE AND CONTENTS

Contents

20 March 1791; Letter, signed by John Harris, to an unnamed correspondent. Harris describes the settlements at Port Jackson, Rose Hill [Parramatta] and Norfolk Island; the appearance and habits of the Aboriginal inhabitants of Port Jackson and the spearing of Governor Arthur Phillip at Manly; birds, animals and plants at Sydney and Norfolk Islan...

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John Harris - Papers, 1791-1837

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Digital order no:Album ID : 823584

CONTEXTUAL INFORMATION

Source

Letters presented by J.P. Thompson in 1921; Justice of the Peace documents presented by Mr Davey in 1933

Administrative / Biographical history

John Harris (1754-1838), surgeon, arrived in Sydney on the 'Surprize' in June 1790. In 1793 he bought James Ruse's farm and built Experiment Farm Cottage. He was made a magistrate in 1800.

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A 1597

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Yj7dzlD9

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446754

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