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

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

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Date created

1 March 1838

Issue Copy

Digitised

Contents

0.01 metres of textual material (1 folder) - manuscript

Level of description

Fonds

Call Numbers

MLMSS 9895

Copying conditions

Copyright status : In copyright

Research & study copies allowed

Record title

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

Record identifier

YolgA6Q9

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Full title

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

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...

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’.

Date created

1 March 1838

Reference code

1001562

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