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James Erskine Calder - Maria Island, ca. 1834, 1848, 1855

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James Erskine Calder - Maria Island, ca. 1834, 1848, 1855

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A 599

Record identifier

YoldAV29

James Erskine Calder - Maria Island, ca. 1834, 1848, 1855

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James Erskine Calder - Maria Island, ca. 1834, 1848, 1855

Full title

James Erskine Calder - Maria Island, ca. 1834, 1848, 1855

Date

1834, 1848, 1855

Call Numbers

A 599

Record Identifier

YoldAV29
Physical Description

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1 volume - 0.01 Meters

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Issue Copy

Microfilm : CY 4639, frames 1-52 (A 599)

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SCOPE AND CONTENTS

Contents

Letters received by Calder and notes made by him pertaining to Maria Island. Correspondents include G. Frankland, B. Bayley?, H.C. Cotton. Topics include: the survey of Maria Island; shearing of Government flocks in 1848 [with the names of shearers in margin]; sentence history of the shearers William Cowther, John Dain, James Aitkins, and George...

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Full title

James Erskine Calder - Maria Island, ca. 1834, 1848, 1855

NOTES

General note

Volume was rebound into new covers at an unknown date.
The correspondence is written on various types and sized paper. Several watermarks are evident including: "Edward Smith / 1845" ; "J. Coles / 1851" ; "R. Barnard / 1854"
D.S. Mitchell bookplate inside front cover.

Signature / Inscriptions

Titled on spine, "Maria Island".

CONTEXTUAL INFORMATION

Source

Bequeathed by D.S. Mitchell, 1907

Administrative / Biographical history

Calder undertook a comprehensive survey of Maria Island in 1834. -- Reference: Australian Dictionary of Biography. Vol.1, 1788-1850. Carlton, Vic.: Melbourne University Press, 1966

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A 599

Record Identifier

YoldAV29

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430382

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