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Letters from John Rae to his wife Elizabeth Rae, 22 June-22 Dec. 1863, transcribed by David Rae, 2007

Call numbers

MLMSS 7774

Record identifier

YzOgAzO9

Letters from John Rae to his wife Elizabeth Rae, 22 June-22 Dec. 1863, transcribed by David Rae, 2007

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Letters from John Rae to his wife Elizabeth Rae, 22 June-22 Dec. 1863, transcribed by David Rae, 2007

Full title

Letters from John Rae to his wife Elizabeth Rae, 22 June-22 Dec. 1863, transcribed by David Rae, 2007

Date

22 June-22 Dec. 1863, 2007

Call Numbers

MLMSS 7774

Record Identifier

YzOgAzO9
Physical Description

Contents

1 volume - 0.02 Meters

Textual Records - (typescript)

Other Descriptions

Level of description

Fonds

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SCOPE AND CONTENTS

Contents

Bound book containing transcriptions of letters written from Sydney by John Rae to his wife while she was touring Europe with three of their children. The letters concern family matters and mention current events in Sydney.

ALTERNATIVE TITLES

Full title

Letters from John Rae to his wife Elizabeth Rae, 22 June-22 Dec. 1863, transcribed by David Rae, 2007

AUTHORS, ARTISTS AND CONTRIBUTORS

NOTES

General note

The original letters are held in private hands.

CONTEXTUAL INFORMATION

Source

Presented by David Rae in 2007.

Administrative / Biographical history

John Rae came to Australia in 1839 to take up a position with the North British Australasian Loan and Investment Company. From 1843 to 1857 he was the first full-time town clerk of Sydney. He produced the letterpress for John Skinner Prout's 'Sydney Illustrated' and published books of poetry. Rae was also an artist and photographer. In 1863 his wi...

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Call Numbers

MLMSS 7774

Record Identifier

YzOgAzO9

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Reference code

457373

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