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Australian Packet Ships. Emigration to New South Wales [printed broadsheet], 1839. Inscribed with handwritten letter by emigration agent John Marshall.

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MLMSS 10031/Box 1X

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Yr8MeXbn

Australian Packet Ships. Emigration to New South Wales [printed broadsheet], 1839. Inscribed with handwritten letter by emigration agent John Marshall.

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Australian Packet Ships. Emigration to New South Wales [printed broadsheet], 1839. Inscribed with handwritten letter by emigration agent John Marshall.

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Australian Packet Ships. Emigration to New South Wales [printed broadsheet], 1839. Inscribed with handwritten letter by emigration agent John Marshall.

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Date

1839

Call Numbers

MLMSS 10031/Box 1X

Record Identifier

Yr8MeXbn
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0.44 metres of textual material (1 outsize box) - manuscript

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Copyright status : In copyright

Research & study copies allowed : Author has been deceased for more than 50 years

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Contents

Printed broadsheet, 1839, folded to 41 x 25 cm, advertising 'nearly free' passage aboard the packet ships 'William Metcalfe' and 'Mary' to Port Phillip. The broadsheet is published by John Marshall, Austalian Emigration Agent, London. The lower blank portion of the second page is inscribed with a handwritten letter by Marshall to Robert Davy, which...

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Australian Packet Ships. Emigration to New South Wales [printed broadsheet], 1839. Inscribed with handwritten letter by emigration agent John Marshall.

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Purchased from Helen Girgs in 2017

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John Marshall was a well-known shipowner, bounty operator and emigration agent in London, who promoted and organised packet ship emigration to Australia over a period from around 1831 to the early 1840s. This printed broadsheet outlines all information and requirements for emigration to New South Wales under a “conditional nearly-free passage”. Thi...

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MLMSS 10031/Box 1X

Record Identifier

Yr8MeXbn

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https://collection.sl.nsw.gov.au/record/Yr8MeXbn

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9589486

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