Letter from Joseph Whitehead to his uncle Samuel Whitehead, 1 March 1838

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Letter from Joseph Whitehead to his uncle Samuel Whitehead, 1 March 1838

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MLMSS 9895

Record identifier

YolgA6Q9

Letter from Joseph Whitehead to his uncle Samuel Whitehead, 1 March 1838

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Letter from Joseph Whitehead to his uncle Samuel Whitehead, 1 March 1838

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Date

1 March 1838

Call Numbers

MLMSS 9895

Record Identifier

YolgA6Q9
Physical Description

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0.01 metres of textual material (1 folder) - manuscript

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Fonds

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Copyright status : In copyright

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Contents

Manuscript letter from Joseph Whitehead, of Macquarie Place, Sydney, to his uncle Samuel Whitehead, in England. The four page letter is written in ink, folded (and originally sealed) for posting, with a Sydney 1838 postmark. It includes a description of the wool trade in colonial New South Wales and an unfavourable assessment of the city of Sydney...

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Letter from Joseph Whitehead to his uncle Samuel Whitehead, 1 March 1838

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CONTEXTUAL INFORMATION

Source

Purchased from Michael Treloar Antiquarian Booksellers, Adelaide, September 2016

Administrative / Biographical history

Joseph Whitehead was evidently a sometime wool trader, having placed an advertisement in ‘The Sydney Herald’ of 15 January 1838, announcing that he ‘will purchase wool of this season’s clip’.

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MLMSS 9895

Record Identifier

YolgA6Q9

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https://collection.sl.nsw.gov.au/record/YolgA6Q9

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1001562

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